The Albany State University women's track and field team opened the 2019 season competing in the Cougar Invitational hosted by Columbus State University on Saturday. Evilsizer Track and Field Complex in Smiths Station, Ala.Taking home the team title on the women's side was West Georgia with 155 team points. CSU was second with 126 while Tuskegee (93), North Georgia (72) and Central State (71) rounded out the top-five. ASU finished sixth (60) followed by Truett-McConnell (28), Fort Valley State (26) and Clark Atlanta (17).finished second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.17 scoring eight points for the team and third in the 800-meter dash (2:32.65) to give the squad six.placed third in the 1000-meter dash with a time of 44:56.55 to score six points.In the field events, Gabrielle Vincient placed fifth in the long jump with a distance of 5.07m while teammates TyAsia Thorton andplaced fourth and fifth in the shot put event throwing 10.61m and 10.51m respectively.The women's discus throw also had two top-five finishers from ASU.threw for 37.36 andthrew 35.26m.took second place in the women's javelin with a throw of 29.30m.The ASU women's squad will be back in action on Saturday, March 2 at Savannah State University.
Sophomorehad a stellar day for the Owls, earning All-Conference honors in both the 800m and the mile to bring a pair of medals back to North Broad.also had a superb weekend, finishing fourth overall in the 400m dash at her first conference meet in Cherry and White. Entering the meet seeded ninth in the event, the freshman put on a solid showing yesterday to place eighth and advance into Saturday. The freshman racked up five points for the Owls in the event that exemplified an outstanding rookie indoor season.> Gottlieb hit the track hungry to make her mark in the 800m after a standout performance in the mile. Gottlieb ran a determined race, accelerating through the very end for a thrilling finish.was resilient in the 3000m to earn a point for Temple in the lone distance event for the day.
The Ithaca College men's track & field team claimed its second consecutive Liberty League Indoor Championship on Saturday inside IC's Athletics and Events Center as the Bombers totaled 176.5 points over the two-day event. Ithaca led by 11 points heading into Saturday's competition and won the championship over RPI by 33.5 points.RIT finished third with 138.5 points, Rochester was fourth with 104, St. Lawrence took fifth with 73 points and Union completed the championship with 22 points.At the conclusion of the meet, juniorwas named Co-Field Performer of the Week after his performance in long jump on Friday as he set a new Liberty League and Ithaca College record with a mark of 7.22 meters.Seniorwon the triple jump with a leap of 14.20 meters (46 feet, 8.75 inches) for his first collegiate conference title. He then shaved three seconds off his average time on the final lap to move up to third.Freshmanplaced third in the triple jump at 13.39 meters (43' 11.25"). Seniorcame in eighth in the weight throw with a mark of 14.11 meters (46' 3.5").Ithaca will return to action next weekend for the All-Atlantic Regional Championships on March 1-2 at the A&E Center.
Houstons Devion Wilson and Quivell Jordan finished third and fourth, respectively, as Cincinnatis Connor Duricky rounded out the top five. Two freshmen UConn hurdlers in Konstantin Rust and Tomi Alao advanced to the finals to bring home points for the Huskies.Houston continued to dominate the sprinting events as five of the eight finalists in the 60-meter dash were Cougars. The Cougars squad of Lewis, Quivell Jordan, Burke and Jermaine Holt ran the fastest time in conference history (3:09.99). For a second-straight day, the Shockers performed well in the jumps with Griffin and Rayvon Allen each registering top-eight finishes.1) Houston - 159.52) Wichita State - 1073) Memphis - 1064) Cincinnati - 955) Tulsa - 776) UConn - 767) USF - 25.58) ECU - 17Mario Burke, Sr., HoustonScott Beattie, R-Fr., TulsaHouston
It came down to the final event of the day, as the Houston women won the 4x400-meter relay race to move ahead of Cincinnati and capture their first American Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field title with 98 points at the Birmingham CrossPlex on Saturday. Four returning women who won a title in 2018 successfully defended their top spot on the podium.Wichita States Rebekah Topham earned the most points (22.5) in the meet to claim The Americans 2019 Most Valuable Indoor Performance award. After winning the 5,000-meter run on Friday, Wichita States Winny Koskei earned her fourth American track and field top-three finish, taking third place with her time of 9:39.84. This year, Surin won her first gold medal in the event, placing first with her time of 53.97 seconds, pushing ahead of Houstons Hawkins, the 2018 outdoor 400-meter hurdles champion, on the final stretch.
Miramar, Fla. Head coach Chris Wood's preseason prediction came to fruition in the Lynn University's women's track program's first meet of the season as the Blue and White took down the previous school-record in the 4 x 400 meter-race to highlight a banner opening day of competition. Chase Yoder, Emannuelle Le Tertre, Madison Wells and Rachel Ramirez made up the quartet of Lynn's record-breaking team. Le Tertre continues to impress for the Fighting Knights as she claimed first in the 1500-meter run (4:53.95) and second in the 800 (2:29.50) in her first meet of the season. The 800 featured four Blue and White members in the top-10 as Darby Watts, Natalie Beck and Alexandra Jones finished in seventh, eighth and ninth, respectively, behind Le Tertre.
St. Lawrence University first-yearcut nearly eight seconds off her personal-best time in the 3,000-meter run, finishing third in the event on the second and final day of competition at the Liberty League Indoor Track and Field Championships at Ithaca College on Saturday.Walker finished the race in 10 minutes, 19.15 seconds, just over 10 seconds behind the event winner, Maggie Bond of Rensselaer. (10:32.02) and(10:32.24) also posted personal-best performances, finishing fifth and sixth, respectively. All three times were All Atlantic Regional Track and Field Conference Championship qualifiers.added a fifth place finish in the triple jump for the Saints, whilehad a 53-centimeter personal best in the weight throw (13.87 meters) to finish sixth.finished seventh in the 60 and also helped the 4x400 relay finish fourth.The Saints finished in fifth place in the team standings with 63 points. Ithaca won the team title with 241.5 points, with Rochester second with 150.5.- Third place, 3,000 (10:19.15)- Fourth place, 4x400 relay (4:13.85); Seventh place, 60 (8.27)- Fourth place, 4x400 relay- Fourth place, 4x400 relay- Fourth place, 4x400 relay- Fifth place, 3,000 (10:23.02)- Fifth place, Triple jump (10.64 meters)- Sixth place, 3,000 (10:23.24)- Sixth place, Weight throw (13.87 meters)All Atlantic Regional Track and Field Conference Championships at Ithaca College, March 1-2.
Adrian took home first, second, fourth, and fifth in the 60-meter dash, with senior Randy Fry shattering his PR and school record with a 6.85 to win the event. Adrian came in second and third in the high jump, with sophomores Nicholas Jackson and Daz Lawrence finishing second and third, respectively. Sophomore Taylor Sinclair set two new PRs, in the 60-meter and 200-meter, and broke the school's 200-meter indoor record. Sinclair had a time of 8.12 for fourth place in the 60-meter and ran a 26.35 for a new PR, school record, and second-place finish in the 200-meter.
HOUGHTON, N.Y. -- Fredonia sophomore sprinterfinished second in the 60 meters Saturday in the women's half of the SUNYAC Indoor Track & Field championship inside Houghton's Kerr-Pegula Fieldhouse.Bursie rallied for a personal-best clocking of 7.93 seconds, the best finish among the Blue Devils, who finished seventh in the team standings. She was also fifth in the 200 meters with a time of 26.33 seconds.Fredonia's next top finisher was senior, seventh in the 800 meters in 2:29.89. She ran a personal-best 2:22 during preliminaries Friday night.Personal records in Friday's portion of the meet came fromin the triple jump (11.38 meters),in the pentathlon (2,412 points), andin the 5,000 meters.The Blue Devils will compete next weekend in the All-Atlantic Regional meeting at Ithaca College.
EDINBORO Senior Ryan Clifford led the way for Mansfield University track & field at the PSAC Indoor Championships on Saturday, earning All-PSAC status in both the 3K and 5K races. Lyndsey Payne got the day started for the Mountaineers with a six-second personal best in the women's mile finishing at 5:23.42 and placing 9th. Senior Jenny Bellefleur followed Payne, racing her way to her third best 400-meter dash of the season at 1:09.43 placing 21st overall. Clifford would have a day for the ages at Edinboro, compiling not one, but two All-PSAC honors in the men's 5K and 3K.