Monks Finish Fifth in Maine State Outdoor Track & Field Championship

Monks Finish Fifth in Maine State Outdoor Track & Field Championship

BRUNSWICK, Maine – The Saint Joseph's College men's outdoor track & field team placed fifth with 13 team points in the 2019 Maine State Championships, which was hosted by Bowdoin College on Friday and Saturday.


  • Sophomore Anthony Blatus (Dracut, Mass.) finished third in the javelin throw (51.81m)
  • Senior Marshall Berninghausen (Brasher Falls, N.Y.) placed fourth in the hammer throw (43.63m)
  • Sophomore Lance Santeusanio III (North Berwick, Maine) finished sixth in the 400-Meter hurdles (1:01.94), seventh in the high jump (1.85m) and 10th in the long jump (5.83m)
  • Freshman Jacob Huberdeau (Atkinson, N.H.) placed sixth in the 3000-Meter Steeplechase (10:51.45)
  • Junior Alex Fitzgerald (Lebanon, Maine) finished sixth in the triple jump (12.21m) and ninth in the long jump (5.99m)
  • Freshman Shawn Breen (Plymouth, N.H.) was seventh in the 110-Meter hurdles (21.21)
  • Sophomore Kristopher Mason (Hiram, Maine) finished eighth in the discus throw (33.62m)
  • Senior Alex Gutierrez (York, Maine) placed eighth in the hammer throw (34.08m) and ninth in the shot put (10.03m)


  • 1500-Meter RunTroy Hendricks, 4:16.30 (4:22.72, Hendricks, 3/23/19)
  • 400-Meter Hurdles – Lance Santeusanio, 1:01.94 (1:03.18, Dunay, 4/28/13 – second-oldest SJC men's outdoor record)
  • Triple JumpAlex Fitzgerald, 12.21m (12.11m, Fitzgerald, 3/30/19)


Saint Joseph's will compete in the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championship next Saturday at Regis College.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at