Monsini Qualifies for Nationals; Six Personal Bests Set at Corsair Classic

Lorenzo Espinoza
Lorenzo Espinoza

DARTMOUTH, Mass. ---- Freshman Angelo Monsini of Plymouth qualified for the NJCAA National Track & Field National Championship in both the 100- and 200-meter races to highlight the Massasoit track & field program at the Corsair Classic on Saturday.

A total of six personal bests were registered, including Sofia Cameron setting a school record in the 10,000-meter race.

Monsini placed third overall in the 200m, sprinting to a time of 23.14. His time ranks second all-time at Massasoit in the event, and ranks seventh among the 15 student-athletes that have qualified for the NJCAA Nationals in 2019.

In his first collegiate attempt at the 100m, Monsini clocked a time of 11.44 seconds, placing the freshman seventh overall. He ranks tied for sixth nationally and is one of seven student-athletes to qualify for Nationals in the 100m.

Lorenzo Espinoza (Stoughton) set a pair of personal bests at UMass-Dartmouth in both the triple jump and 200-meter race. In the triple, Espinoza leapt 12.48 meters, good for 11th place overall. His jump distance is just 0.32 meters shy of the NJCAA qualifying standard, as his distance currently ranks 10th overall in the nation. He also timed the 200m in 25.10 seconds, placing 47th overall individually.

Antonio Alves of Quincy also set personal bests in the 100m (14.05) and placed 38th overall in the javelin toss, launching it 27.85 meters.

On the women's side, Sofia Cameron of East Bridgewater set the school record in the 10,000-meter race, finishing in 55:53.23, placing the freshman sixth overall in the event.

The Warriors will compete at Fitchburg State this coming Saturday as part of the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational.