Women Third, Men Fourth After Day One Of Patriot League Championships
May 5, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. (www.lafayette.edu) - After day one of the 2006 Outdoor Patriot League Championships, the Lafayette women and men stand third and fourth, respectively at Holy Cross' track and field facility in Worcester, Mass.
The Bucknell (68.50) women and the Army (72) men lead the field. Competition resumes all day Saturday to determine the 2006 Patriot League Champions.
Lafayette's women enjoyed a solid day, including a second place finish in the 4x800m relay. Also on the track, junior Vanessa Youngs qualified for the finals in both the 100 (12.35) and 200m (25.70) events, which will take place on Saturday.
Kristen and Leigh Kalinowski both scored in the women's heptathlon, finishing third (2686) and fourth (2660), respectively. Senior Daria Szkwarko took fifth in the pole vault (11' 5 ¾"), while sophomore Emily Cholak and rookie Jessica Buzzell both notched 17' 11' leaps in the long jump to take third and fourth, respectively.
Junior Travis Hutson (10.89) and senior Andre Alleyne (10.95) both qualified for Saturday's final in the men's 100m dash. Meanwhile, junior Tyler Jones and freshman Sean McAuley took second and fourth in the disc with 152' 8" and 149' 8" heaves.
Senior Steve Malloy scored with a fifth-place outing in the javelin, recording a 194' even distance.
The teams conclude action all day on Saturday in Worcester, Mass.
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