Lewis takes seventh in long jump at ECAC Championships

AJ Lewis (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)
AJ Lewis (photo by Craig Chase, craigchasephotography.com)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Hood College's AJ Lewis was seventh in the long jump at the ECAC Championships at Southern Connecticut State University. 


  • Lewis turned in his best mark of the day with a leap of 6.78 meters (22-3). 


  • The Blazers were 25th in the team standings. 
  • Rutgers-Newark scored 87 points, nine more than second-place Marywood, for the ECAC Championship. 


  • "We really put together some outstanding performances at the ECAC Championships capping off a very solid 2018-2019 indoor and outdoor season. AJ, Danielle, and Evan really brought their 'A' game with three PRs and a season-best performance. Having our athletes maintain their enthusiasm for competition and perform their very best in championship competition is what it's all about and what we are proudest of as a staff," head coach Chris Benassi.