Lafayette Track and Field Finishes Spring Break at UNC Wilmington Seahawk Invitational

Go Leopards! Sophomore Lori Cooper set a personal record by nearly nine feet in the javelin.
Sophomore Lori Cooper set a personal record by nearly nine feet in the javelin.

March 21, 2005

Complete Results

WILMINGTON, N.C. (www.lafayette.edu) - Lori Cooper reached an ECAC qualifying mark in the javelin, and Tyler Jones hit the IC4A distance in the discus at the UNC Wilmington Seahawk Invitational last weekend in North Carolina.

Cooper had a throw of 133-6 ½ to set a personal record by almost nine feet and qualified for the ECAC/IC4A Outdoor Championships on May 14-15 in Princeton, N.J. She finished fifth in the event.

Jones had a personal best of 159-1 ½ to win the discus. He was fifth in the hammer with a throw of 158-2 ½ in his first official competition in the event.

Frances Morro was two-tenths of a second off the school record in the 3000m steeplechase (11:45.50), set by Mary Gillis last season. Lindsay Bryant was third with a time of 11:48.21.

Emily Cholak won the triple jump with a distance of 36-10 ¼. Deborah Fink, the defending Patriot League champion at 400m hurdles, opened the outdoor season with a third-place finish in a time of 1:03.29.

Nickolas Baldwin was second in the steeplechase with a time of 9:59.51. Jeffrey Sejour recorded a distance of 45-11 ¾, good for second in the triple jump.

Steve Malloy (javelin - fourth), James Strada (100m - fifth), Thomas Blenk (110m hurdles - fifth) and Colin McDonough (1500m - fifth) also turned in top-five performances for the Leopards.

 

 

Lafayette's men placed 6th of 8 squads, with UNC Wilmington easily claming the title. On the women's side, the Leopards were 7th of 7. The University at Buffalo beat out the Seahawks for the top team score.

Women's Results

100m
12. Ashley Sanders - 13.41

200m
10. Meredith Cohen - 26.86

400m
3. Meredith Cohen - 1:01.32

800m
8. Hannah Tuson - 2:25.05
10. Brittany Waldron - 2:27.08
13. Katie Schultes - 2:29.73

100m Hurdles
7. Leigh Kalinowski - 15.60

400m Hurdles
3. Deborah Fink - 1:03.29

3000m Steeplechase
2. Frances Morro - 11:45.70
3. Lindsay Bryant - 11:48.21

High Jump
6. Leigh Kalinowski (5-1)

Pole Vault
5. Daria Szkwarko (10-6)

Long Jump
9. Kristen Kalinowski (15-5 ½)
10. Monika Sajduk (15-4 ¼)

Triple Jump
1. Emily Cholak (36-10 ¼)

Shot Put
11. Pamela Glennon (37-10 ¾)

Discus
17. Ashley Harbin (96-9 ½)

Hammer
10. Ashley Harbin (132-11)

Javelin
5. Lori Cooper (133-6 ½)

Men's Results

100m
5. James Strada - 11.20

800m
13. Matthew Taverna - 1:59.26
14. Alex Wechsler - 1:59.46
19. Gregory Corcoran - 2:01.61
20. Peter Reynolds - 2:02.11

1500m
5. Colin McDonough - 4:01.97

110m Hurdles
5. Thomas Blenk - 15.16
8. Daniel Sheehan - 16.27
10. Ever Ruiz - 18.09

400m Hurdles
8. Thomas Blenk - 57.91

3000m Steeplechase
2. Nickolas Baldwin - 9:59.51
6. John Paul Botti - 10:21.23

Triple Jump
2. Jeffrey Sejour (45-11 ¾)

Shot Put
7. Andrew Brown (44-8)
8. Michael DeGregorio (44-1 ½)

Discus
1. Tyler Jones (159-1 ½)
10. Jonathan Rowe (117-5)
Foul. Andrew Brown

Hammer
5. Tyler Jones (158-2 ½)
6. Jonathan Rowe (155-4)
7. Michael DeGregorio (154-1 ½)

Javelin
4. Steve Malloy (170-1 ½)

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