Cole won the hammer throw, adding seven feet to his previous best in the event. Graham had the Terrapins’ fastest time in the 100-meter dash since 2000 and Niang won the 800 in an IC4A-qualifying time and Maryland’s best mark of the season.
Smith and LaFond each cleared 6 feet, with teammate Amber Melville just behind to give Maryland a 1-2-3 finish. LaFond went 41-4.25 to win the triple jump.
Maryland will compete next in the ECAC and IC4A Outdoor Championships in two weeks at Princeton University.
- Pat Cole added seven feet to his previous PR in the men’s hammer with a throw of 190 feet, 7 inches. His mark moves him into second all-time at Maryland and is the best mark for the Terps since 1981, when Alan Baginski set the school record of 194-3. Cole finished second to Penn State senior Will Barr, who went 192-4. Cole started the season with a career-best of 181-7.
- Maryland’s Katie Nappi won the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase in 11:36.07. She outdueled teammate Chardé Barnes, who finished in 11:43.98.
- Former Maryland All-American Kiani Profit won the women’s long jump. She went 19-8.25 to win on her old home track. Sydnee Pierce had a season-best of 17-6.75, with Laura Dally going 17-3.25.
- Maryland senior Avery Graham won the men’s 100-meter dash in 10.56 seconds, moving him into 10th all-time at Maryland. It was the best mark by a Terrapin since 2000. Teammate Trey Sherman ran 11.05 to finish sixth.
- Graham came back later to place second in the men’s 200 in a season-best mark of 21.35, the best Terp time of the year.
- Emily VandeWater (2:15.79) and Rachelle Alexander (2:16.65) had season-bests in the women’s 800, while Bridget Nolan had her best mark of the year in the 5,000 (18:35.99).
- Terp senior Mamadou Niang hit a qualifying time for the IC4A Outdoor Championships with his win in the men’s 800. He ran 1:51.35 to post the best time of the season by a Maryland male in the event. Dan Trettel also had a season-best at 1:53.29.
- Amina Smith and Thea LaFond tied for the win in the women’s high jump. Each cleared 6-0 and had the same number of misses. Teammate Amber Melville was third at 5-10. Smith won the ACC Outdoor Championships two weeks ago.
- Arielle Statham (56.42), Shade Pratt (56.60), Catherine Voelpel (58.01) each had season-bests in the women’s 400.
- Becky Yep, usually a distance runner, had the top mark of the season for the Terps in the Rosalind Taylor Women’s 1,500, running 4:39.27.
- John Davenport had a season-best in the men’s long jump at 22-0.75.
- Assistant coach Danielle Siebert won the Charles Torpey Alumni Mile, covering the distance in 5:17.80, taking the lead coming off the final turn and holding off Conrad Laskowski.
- Georgetown junior Hannah Neczypor won the women’s 1,500 in a stadium record mark of 4:21.66. Hoya freshman Rachel Paul also broke the old mark in 4:22.37. Brianna Felnagle of North Carolina had run 4:22.88 to win the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Championship at the Kehoe Track Complex.
- Penn State sophomore Kiah Seymour had a stadium record of 55.88 with her victory in the women’s 400 hurdles.
- Kikanae Punyua (4:00.53) had a season-best in the men’s 1,500.
- Taylor Tucker (1:04.12) and Jacqueline Tape (1:06.97) had season-bests in the women’s 400 hurdles, with Terrence Maliff (55.05) having his best on the men’s side.
- Cici Onyekwere had a season-best 146-10 in the discus to finish second.