St. Peter’s track team sets Staten Island record, captures sixth at the New Balance Nationals

St. Peter’s distance medley relay team established a new Staten Island record Friday night in the New Balance Nationals, and wound up finishing sixth at the Armory in Manhattan.

The Eagles foursome of Marc Carrera, Micheal Politi, Dom Bocca and Ryan Tierney broke a six-year-old Island mark held by Monsignor Farrell with a 10 minute, 11.93 second clocking. The previous top Island mark was 10:12.50.

Marc Carrera set the pace with 3:07.45 clocking and was followed by Politi (53.10), Bocca (1:57.96) and Tierney, who anchored with a 4:13.42.

“This is something we have talked about since Dom, Marc and Ryan have been freshmen, to be All-Americans,” said St. Peter’s head coach Vinny Giles. “They lived the dream.”

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