ROCESTER - The St. Lawrence University 4x100 relay team won its race in an ECAC qualifying time of 42.72 and Jarell Roberts had a pair of second place finishes in the sprints among a number of top five performances for the Saints mens outdoor track team in its season-opening meet at the Rochester Invitational at the University of Rochester on Saturday.
The team of Omaru Kabia, Jamal Samaroo, Adrian Wilson and Roberts won the 4x100 by over a half second over Brockport State for the Saints lone event win of the meet. Roberts came back to finish second in the 100 meters in an ECAC qualifying time of 11.01 seconds and also qualified for the ECAC Championships with a 22.27 second place finish in the 200.
Ogdensburgs Jake Fredericks ran second in 15.63 in the 110 hurdles and took sevneth in the high jump.
Jenna Hulton won the 1500 meters and finished fourth in the 800 meters for the St. Lawrence Universitys womens track and field team which opened its outdoor season with a solid showing at the invitational. Hulton ran 4:43.66 in the 1500 meeting ECAC qualifying standards and beating runner-up Laura Norton of Rochester by over two seconds. She came back later in the meet to run 2:25.34 for her fourth place finish in the 800.