Three Comets at New Balance nationals

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Junior Josh Hill poses this past weekend at the New Balance Indoor Nationals at The Armory in New York City. He led a trio of Amherst Comets indoor track and field athletes, placing 11th in the 5,000-meter championship division with a time of 15:13.72. Senior Emily King and junior Jaret Prete competed in the emerging elite weight throw. Prete threw a distance of 17.81 meters for a 13th place finish and King threw the weight 13.22 meters for a 20th place finish. This meet concludes the indoor season. The Comets will compete next in Johnson City, Tenn., at the Tri Cities Invitational over spring break.