Lafayette Completes Final Day Of Championships
May 7, 2011
EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette track and field team wrapped up the Patriot League Championships at Metzgar Fields on Saturday evening.
The Leopard women, who finished fourth with 64 points, were led by Joelle Nielson's first-place performance in the women's triple jump. The Patriot League Champion had a jump of 39'2.5". Kerriann Borke finished in second with a jump of 38'6.25".
On the men's side, junior Nick DeRosa took the top spot in the 200m dash leading the men's team to a fifth-place finish with 49 points. The men's 4x100m team of David Robinson, DeRosa, Nick Hepp and Jerome Rudolph were the Patriot League Champions and set a league record of 40.63.
In the women's 100m and 200m dash, senior Kelly Clyde finished in third (12.46) and fifth (25.22) place, respectively. Sophomore Chelsea Marone finished with a time of 1:03.86 in the 400m hurdles good enough for second place.
Broke, also finished in sixth place in the 100m hurdles clocking in at 15.02, while freshman Rose Willey finished in fifth-place in the women's steeplechase with a time of 11:04.95.
In the men's 100m dash, Rudolph finished in third with an IC4A qualifying time of 10.72 and Hepp placed fifth in the 400m dash with a time of 49.41.
The men's team from Bucknell was named Patriot League Champions for the second year while the Bison women's picked up their third consecutive Patriot League Championship award.
Men's Patriot League Champions: Bucknell
Men's Coach of the Year: Kevin Donner, Bucknell
Women's First Team All-Patriot League: Tonya Stallard, Army (heptathlon); Kasandra Clark, Army (pole vault); McKenzie Majchrzak, Army (high jump); Alexandra Doersam, Lehigh (long jump); Joelle Neilson, Lafayette (triple jump); Amanda Phelps, Navy (shot put, hammer throw); Lauren Allam, Navy (discus); Laura Rycek, Bucknell (javelin); Stephanie Okpoebo, Holy Cross (100, 200); Jennifer Zymet, Bucknell (400); Jess Palacio, Navy (800, 1,500); Octavia Rinehardt, American (5,000); Katherine Pierce, Lehigh (10,000); Leah Goeke, Bucknell (3,000 steeplechase); Tonya Stallard, Army (100 hurdles); Jamie Leacock, Bucknell (400 hurdles); Zymet, Funk, Muccio, Hornock, Bucknell (400 relay); Alexandra Atkinson, Amy Sleeper, Arielle Moylen, Jamie King-Prunty, Colgate (1,600 relay); Kathleen Brekka, Courtney Burgess, Cassandra Anderson, Katelyn Hartnett, Holy Cross (3,200 relay).
Women's Second Team All-Patriot League: Arian Davis, Navy (heptathlon); Elise Buffinton, Lafayette (pole vault); Melanie Sluzewicz, Navy (high jump); Ashley Bucholz, Navy (long jump); Kerriann Borke, Lafayette (triple jump); Rebecca Misko, Bucknell (shot put, discus); Emily Settle, Lehigh (hammer throw); Alix Membreno, Navy (javelin); Sasha Hornock, Bucknell (100); Jennifer Zymet, Bucknell (200); Jamie King-Prunty (400); Katelyn Hartnett, Holy Cross (800); Erin Koch, American (1,500); Sarah Moniz, Bucknell (5,000); Brigid Byrne, Navy (10,000); Kelly Grosskurth, Bucknell (3,000 steeplechase); Erin Linnehan, Holy Cross (100 hurdles); Chelsea Marone, Lafayette (400 hurdles); Melanie Forte, Caitlin White, Margaret Straub, Stephanie Okpoebo, Holy Cross (400 relay); Arabia Littlejohn, Veronica Ffrench, Mansfield Murph, Jess Palacio, Navy (1,600); Caroline Tolli, Hana Casalnova, Beth Braunegg, Sarah Moniz, Bucknell (3,200 relay).
Men's First Team All-Patriot League: Kyle Forrest, Lehigh (decathlon); Patrick Ciez, Lehigh (high jump); Stephen Tutunjian, Lehigh (long jump); Thomas Wagner, Army (triple jump); Justin Harris, Army (pole vault); Chris Boniwell, Navy (shot put); Leonard Joseph, Bucknell (hammer throw); Luke Webster, Bucknell (discus); Ted Heitzman, Bucknell (javelin); Justin Hicks, Bucknell (100); Nick DeRosa, Lafayette (200); Rob Arent, Bucknell (400); Jordan Donaldson, Bucknell (800); Domonick Sylve, Army (110 hurdles); Rob Arent, Bucknell (400 hurdles); Andrew Hanko, Navy (1,500); Andrew Hanko, Navy (5,000); Evans Kosgei, Lehigh (10,000); Dean Black, Navy (3,000 steeplechase); David Robinson, Nick DeRosa, Nick Hepp, Jerome Rudolph, Lafayette (400 relay); John Picardo, Dan Mularz, Justin Hicks, Jordan Donaldson, Bucknell (1,600 relay); Morgan Block, Jeff Brannigan, Alex Hula, Conor Sullivan, American (3,200 relay).
Men's Second Team All-Patriot League: Alexander Maurer, Lehigh (decathlon); Drew Fitzgerald, Bucknell (high jump); Alfred McDaniel, Army (long jump); Stephen Tutunjian, Lehigh (triple jump); Drew Fitzgerald, Bucknell (pole vault); Scott Geary, Army (shot put); Chase Bradford, Holy Cross (javelin); Christopher Ricks, Navy (hammer throw); Zachary Duncavage, Navy (discus); Alfred McDaniel, Army (100); Isaih Bell, Bucknell (200); Alexander Jackson, Navy (400); Lucas Connelly, Navy (800); Rob Arent, Bucknell (110 hurdles); Taylor Kensy, Army (400 hurdles); Cody Rome, Navy (1,500); Jeff Brannigan, American (5,000); Colin Eustis, American (10,000); Evans Kosgei, Lehigh (3,000 steeplechase); Marlon Woods, Justin Hicks, Riley, Isaih Bell, Bucknell (400 relay); Ryan McVeigh, Nick DeRosa, Nick Hepp, Bill Leonard, Lafayette (1,600 relay); Christopher Wagner, Bryce Livingston, Alexis Torre-Santiago, Christopher Jones, Army (3,200 relay).
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