Ryan Escoda,Men's Track & Field,Freshman,Newtown,(Thru Jan. 27)

Ryan Escoda,Men's Track & Field,Freshman,Newtown,(Thru Jan. 27)

Freshman Ryan Escoda of Newtown established personal-bests in winning the mile and taking third at 3000 meters at the Springfield College Massasoit Classic Saturday at the Springfield Field House en route to Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete-of-the-Week recognition for the fourth time in seven reports this winter. In a field of 22 runners Escoda was timed in 4:27.91 in the mile – nearly six seconds faster than the previous. In a field of 24 in the 3000, he was clocked at 8:51.37, a ten-second improvement from a week ago. His mile time is the sxith-fastest in program history and his performance in the 3000 the second-fastest.