April 6, 2013
Florida Relays Results | George Davis Invitational Results
GAINESVILLE, Fla. and LOWELL, Mass. - The Boston University men's and women's track & field teams competed at both the Florida Relays and the George Davis Invitational this past weekend.
At the Florida Relays, freshman Reuben Horace finished eighth in the hammer throw with a toss of 54.89 meters while sophomore Michael Maloof was 16th with a throw of 50.19 meters. Sophomore Tessa Runels was the other Terrier to compete in a field event in Gainesville, as she had a mark of 11.81 meters in the triple jump
Joining Runels on the women's side, sophomore Gemma Acheampong (12.03) and senior Shelby Walton (12.11) each competed in the 100m dash. Senior Nikko Brady had a season-best time of 13.98 seconds in the 100m hurdles while freshman Sophie Jacsurak turned in a time of 15.21 seconds. Senior Julia Mirochnick finished the 400m hurdles with a season-best time of 1:02.67.
Acheampong, Walton, Brady and Carolyn Maynard teamed up in three relays on Saturday. The foursome competed in the 4x100m (47.24), 4x200m (1:38.47) and 4x400m (3:53.65) relays. Their 4x100m time is a season-best mark and ranks second in the conference.
For the men, senior Tewado Latty placed 14th in the 400m dash with a time of 47.16 seconds, which is now the fastest time in the conference. Freshman David Lagerberg moved into third among America East runners with a 400m dash time of 48.36 seconds, his best of the season.
Graduate student Zachary Ray competed in both the 110m hurdles (14.39) and the 400m hurdles (52.65). Junior Stephen Vitale also competed in the 400m hurdles (52.91). Senior R.J. Page finished the 200m dash with a conference-best time of 21.07 seconds and also ran the 100m dash (10.62). Lagerberg, Latty, Page and Ray combined for a time of 3:10.16 to finish ninth in the 4x400m relay.
At the George Davis Invitational, sophomore Amber Muhammed (27.35) and freshman Catherine Sampson (27.44) finished 11th and 12th, respectively, in the 200m dash. Muhammed also finished sixth in the 400m dash (1:00.80).
In the field events, senior Susan Ottey had a toss of 40.75m in the hammer throw to finish fifth. Junior Sarah Dillard was sixth in both the discus (36.31m) and the hammer throw (40.75m) while freshman Demi McEntee earned a ninth-place finish in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 32.72m. Classmate Jackie Lowell shattered her previous career-best mark in the javelin with a toss of 30.14m. Freshman Calina Glynn matched her personal best in the pole vault (2.60m) to place seventh.
On the men’s side, senior Sam Wuest won the high jump with a leap of 1.98 meters. Classmate Adam Weaver was fifth in the pole vault (4.10m) Sophomore John McKeon finished fourth (4:10.92) and freshman Paul Gennaro placed 11th (4:15.36) in the 1,500m run. Senior Samuel Arsenault took third in the 110m hurdles (15.86) and the long jump (6.72m) while classmate Michael Caputo captured seventh in the 5,000m run (15:41.30). Arsenault's 110m time is his personal-best.
The Terriers will be back in action next Saturday (April 13) at the George Mason Invitational.