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Braffet, Purcell Hit NCAA Provisional Marks
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 02/05/2006

Feb. 5, 2006

New York, NY - Meghan Braffet and Katie Purcell both hit NCAA provisional marks to lead University of Maryland performances at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational indoor track and field meet yesterday.

Braffet and Purcell placed third and fifth respectively in the 5,000 meters. Braffet's time of 16:32.95 beat her previous season-best by almost 16 seconds. Purcell followed with a time of 16:40.64.

On the men's side, Dominic Berger placed second in the 60-meter hurdles, which took place at Madison Square Garden. Berger, who has already hit the IC4A qualifying mark and NCAA provisional mark, ran a 7.84.

Several other Terp athletes also ran for season-bests, including Danielle Siebert, who placed fifth in the mile (4:49.63) and Laurel Jefferson, who finished 11th (4:55.53) in the same event.

In the men's mile, Josh Davis placed 24th with a season-best time of 4:18.89 and Florent Groberg finished 29th in 4:20.78.

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (First-place and Maryland finishers) 1 Mile (College)- 1. Caroline Mullen, Princeton, 4:54.73... 18. Kylynn McKinley, Maryland, 5:12.56; 22. Sarah Stein, Maryland, 5:15.43.

Weight Throw - 1. Jennifer Leatherman, Penn State,69-05.88; 2. Zakiya Shivers, Maryland, 55-06.48... 9. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 50-08.28.

5,000 Meters - 1. Penny Splichal, Arkansas, 16:28.81... 3. Meghan Braffet, Maryland, 16:32.95; 5. Katie Purcell, Maryland, 16:40.64.

1 Mile (Championship) - 1. Brianna Felnagle, North Carolina, 4:45.75... 5. Danielle Siebert, Maryland, 4:49.63; 11. Laurel Jefferson, Maryland, 4:55.53.

200 Meters - 1. Shalonda Solomon, South Carolina, 23.19... 48. Christina Smith, Maryland, 25.77; 49. Natasha Emmanuel, Maryland, 25.78.

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (First-place and Maryland finishers) 1 Mile - 1. Kevin Tschirhart, American, 4:10.39... 24. Josh Davis, Maryland, 4:18.89; 29. Florent Groberg, Maryland, 4:20.78.

200 Meters - 1. Rubin Williams, Tennessee, 20.93... 27. Earl Gray, Maryland, 22.45; 72. Jayson Alexander, Maryland, 22.87.

Men's 60-Meter Hurdles - 1. Aries Merritt, Tennessee, 7.62; 2. Dominic Berger, Maryland, 7.84.



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