March 27, 2010
Track and Field Team Competes at Susquehanna
SELINSGROVE-The Bloomsburg University men's and women's track and field teams took part in the Jim Taylor Invitational on Saturday.
For the women, Valerie Homer (East Stroudsburg, East Stroudsburg South) took first in the 100 meter dash in 13.14 seconds, while Kaila Hassler (Schnecksville, Parkland) was second in 13.15. In the 200 meter dash, Hassler was second in 27.55 seconds.
At 800 meters, Angela Borealo (Easton, Easton) was second in a PSAC-qualifying time of 2:24.27, while Katie Meck (Dillsburg, Northern) was fourth in 2:25.29 with Kaitlyn McShay (Springfield, Cardinal O'Hara) sixth in 2:29.30. In the 100 meter hurdles, Jamie Petrella (Ringwood,NJ, Lakewood) was second in 16.93 seconds. In the high jump, Michelle Christmann (Oradell, NJ, River Dell) was fourth with a jump of 1.42 meters (4' 7 3/4").
In the pole vault, Ashley Mancil (Bloomsburg, Bloomsburg) finished second in 2.55 meters (8'4 1/4"), while in the long jump Alilia Anderson posted a mark of 4.62 meter (15'2") to take first.
In throwing events, Ariana Winder was second in 34.63 meters (113' 7") in the discus with Brooke Matza (Shavertown, Lake Lehman) third in the javelin in 32.59 meters (106' 11"). Matza also set a school record in the hammer throw with a mark of 30.91 meters (101' 05").
For the men, Andrew Anderson (Toms River, NJ, Toms River North) was fourth in the 400 meters in 51.36 seconds, while at 800 meters Kevin Grier (Downingtown, Downingtown West) was eighth in 2:04.62. At 1500 meters, Misha Litvinov (Drums, Hazleton) was eighth in 4:15.27. In the 110 meter hurdles, John Barnett (Chester Springs, Downingtown East) was third in 16.69 and took first at 400 meters in 57.78 seconds. In the 4 x 400 relay, the Huskies were second in 3:25.06 with the team of Bryan Hennessey (Lower Gwynedd, Pennridge), Anderson, Abu Siddique (Lansdale, North Penn) and Barnett.
In the pole vault, Stephen Grib (Vernon, NJ, Vernon) took first in 3.45 meters (11'3 3/4"), while in the javelin Jason LaForme (Muncy, Hughesville) was second with a PSAC-qualifying mark of 57.63 meters (189'1").
The Huskies will be at Millersville next week.