Lafayette Track and Field Finishes Spring Break at UNC Wilmington Seahawk Invitational
March 21, 2005
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.
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.
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.
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