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Terps Set Personal and School Bests on the Road

Maryland Athletics
2-4-2018
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The Terps had several stand out performances on the road this weekend, setting individual personal bests and breaking school records.

Husker Invite
Jai'lyn Merriweather finished out the last heat of Women's 400m races with a time of 55.69 with Xahria Santiago following at 56.38, Cheyenne Jones at 56.94, and Thaila Cooper at 58.29.

Freshman Dai'lyn Merriweather finished at 24.73 in the 200m, which is tied at ninth best in the school record books.

In the 600m, Obichi Onwukwe set a new personal best with a time of 1:35.60.

Freshman Nadia Hackett finished in 8.74 in the 60m hurdle finals & Jewel Smith finished in 8.84.

In distance events, Alexandra Lucki finished the 800m in 2:14.71 in first place. She also finished strong in the women’s mile at second in 4:55.86, with Christine Laurie following at 4:58.56, setting a new personal best. In the womens 3000m, Alexandra Lucki competed in her third event posting a time of 9:45.04.

The quartet of Cheyenne Jones, Dai'lyn Merriweather, Xahria Santiago, and Jai'lyn Merriweather also posted a season best time of 3:42.58 in the 4x400m relay.

In field events, senior Claudia Ababio placed 14th in a competitive field of the women's weight throw with a mark of 17.79m and Emma O'Hara, also a senior finished 15th in the standings. O’Hara’s mark in weight throw of 17.75m set a big personal record.

Claudia Ababio also threw a personal best of 15.64m in the women's shot put competition.

In the women’s long jump, Kayla Richardson placed third with a mark of 5.86m and Jewel Smith followed in sixth with a mark of 5.86m.

In the women's high jump competition, Sophomore Dallyssa Huggins cleared 5'7" placing fifth. 

For the men, Kameron Jones broke his own school record in the 600m running 1:18.38. He also finished fourth overall in the 400m at 47.93, with Alex Leto following at 49.33.

Senior Alex Leto also posted a time of 22.13 in the men’s 200m dash.

In the men's 800m, Brady Snelson finished at 1:56.50 and Ryan Scott followed at 1:58.53.

Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational
Freshman Molly Barrick finished at 17:49.52 for fifth place in the 5000m and sophomore Caroline Augelli placed eighth at 18:30.28.

In the women’s mile, junior Emily Bracher ran 4:58.51 to place third.

In the 1000m, Emily Bracher placed fifth at 2:59.12, Paige Novak placed 10th at 3:06.02 and Courtney Mann placed 12th at 3:13.31.

Sophomore Brittany Lang won the 3k with a new personal best 9:56.43.

In distance events for the men, senior Louis Corgliano placed 3rd in the men’s 5k competition running 14:51.21. Patrick Hanley placed 2nd in the 3k at Liberty with a new PR of 8:25.85. Aaron Barlev placed 3rd in 8:38.05. Jared Loadholt wins his heat of the Men's 1k at Liberty in 2:36.01

Calvin Pitney cleared 16' 6¾" for a new PB in the Pole Vault at Liberty.

Continuing the success in field events for the Terps, Carlos Vanzego placed 4th in the Triple Jump with a mark of 47-05.75”. Also, in men’s long jump Gaston Assoua posted a mark of 22’9” and Drew Alfano posted a mark of 22’6.25”.

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