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Women Have Strong Day at Terp Indoor Meet
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 01/21/2006

Jan. 21, 2006

Complete Results

LANDOVER, Md. - University of Maryland athletes finished 1-2-3 in the women's shot put and 1-2 in both the women's weight throw and the women's long jump to highlight all home-team performances Saturday in the Terrapin Invitational indoor track and field meet at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex.

Bria Johnson placed first for the Terps with a throw of 45-2.5. Aysha Gregory (45-1.00) and Zakiya Shivers (42-1.50) followed Johnson to finish second and third. Jillian Anwah placed ninth in the event posting a mark of 39-4.00.

Jillian Anwah and Zakiya Shivers both threw for season-best marks in the women's 20-pound weight throw, with Anwah posting a throw of 58-5.75 and Shivers throwing 58-4. Aysha Gregory placed 11th in the event for the Terps with a throw of 43-10.

In the long jump, Foster's first-place mark of 20-2.50 and Hernandez' second-place jump of 20-0.25, convincingly beat the rest of the competition, with the third-place finishers coming in at 18-6.50.

On the men's side, sophomore James Rolle led the Terps with his second-place finish in the shot put. Rolle's mark of 48-7.25 beat his previous season-best by 2 feet, 2 inches. Salvador Delhierro also finished in the top-10, with a mark of 45-2.50 that was good for ninth place. The freshman also placed third in the weight throw with a mark of 51-6.25.

Dominic Berger placed fourth in the 60 meters and was the second-best collegiate runner in the event, with a time of 6.96. Richard Taylor ran a 7.00 in the preliminaries of the 60 meters, which was his collegiate track debut. Taylor, who is also a cornerback for the football team, finished 10th.

In the women's mile, Laurel Jefferson led a 2-3-4 finish for the Terps with an ECAC-qualifying mark of 4:59.14. Meghan Braffet finished third in 5:04.41 and Katie Purcell finished fourth with a time of 5:09.93. Keira Carlstrom from American finished first in the event, running a 4:53.40.

Freshman Anthony Walker ran a 50.20 in his first collegiate 400-meter competition and placed fourth. His time was the Terps' third-best of the season.

Cori Koch and Allison Carney competed in the 3,000 meters for the first time this season and finished second and third respectively. Koch ran a 10:19.62, while Carney finished in 10:25.42.

Danielle Siebert placed second in the 800 meters, running a 2:16.94 and Laurel Jefferson placed sixth with a time of 2:20.28. Kelly Wallace ran a season-best time of 2:21.51, which was good for an eighth-place finish.

Tyler McCandless ran a season-best time of 8:42.36 in the 3,000 meters. His mark was good for fourth place, and was second-best among collegiate runners. Matt Sanders rounded out the top 10, finishing in 8:51.39.

Kaitlyn Fitzgerald posted a second-place pole vault of 11-3.75, which is her best of the season. In the women's 4 x 400 relay, University of Maryland teams placed third (3:53.45) and 10th. The Terrapin men's 4 x 400 team placed fifth with a season-best time of 3:20.71.

Joel Brown (Nike) won both the men's 60 meters and the 60-meter hurdles. He ran a 6.78 in the dash and a 7.72 in the hurdles.

Kellie Wells from Hampton was also a double-winner, placing first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.27 and the 200 meters with a time of 24.73.

MARYLAND NOTES

  • Josh Davis posted the Terps' best time of the year in the men's mile finishing sixth with a time of 4:21.11.
  • Christina Smith cut 0.15 off her previous season-best in the women's 60-meter hurdles, running a 9.07 in the preliminaries. Kierra Foster finished fourth and Chanel Williams was sixth in the final.
  • Lynn Hernandez placed fourth in the women's 60 meters with an ECAC-qualifying time of 7.59.
  • Natasha Emmanuel placed 12th in her 400-meter season debut, running a 59.57.
  • Jasmine Artis had a season-best high jump of 5-4.25 and tied for seventh place. In the same event, Toni Aluko placed third with a jump of 5-6 and Libby Babcock jumped 5-2.25 to tie for ninth in her first high jump competition of the season.
  • Kyle Rauser placed seventh in the men's 800 meters, running a 1:57.14.
  • Renee Clarke posted the Terps' best time of the season in the 200 meters, running a 25.52 and tying for sixth. In the same event, Amanda Radziminski cut 0.21 off her previous season-best, posting a time of 27.16.
  • Freshman Chris Haley placed 13th with a jump of 21-10 in his collegiate debut in the men's long jump. Jayson Alexander jumped 21-8.25 and placed 14th. Toyosi Ogunkua placed 21st with a jump of 20-10 and Devin Regan placed 28th with a jump of 20-3.75. Both athletes were also competing in the long jump for the first time.
  • In the Terps' first triple jump mark of the year, Toyosi Ogunkua posted a mark of 41-5.25 and placed 12th.
  • David Edwards-Brennan placed third in the men's high jump with a mark of 6-6. In the same event, Chris Haley placed ninth with a jump of 6-2.
  • Toni Aluko had a 36-9.75 triple jump and finished fifth in the event. Jasmine Artis placed 10th with a jump of 35-10.50. The marks were the Terps' first of the season.

    WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (First-place and Maryland finishers)

  • 60 Meters - 1. Yvette Lewis, Hampton, 7.50... 4. Lynn Hernandez, Maryland, 7.59; 18. Renee Clarke, Maryland, 8.05; T21. Amanda Radziminski, Maryland, 8.07; 32. Candace Holness, Maryland, 8.20.
  • 1 Mile - 1. Keira Carlstrom, American, 4:53.40 2. Laurel Jefferson, Maryland, 4:59.14 3. Meghan Braffet, Maryland, 5:04.41; 4. Katie Purcell, Maryland, 5:09.93; 10. Cori Koch, Maryland, 5:18.93; 24. Amanda Robotti, Maryland, 5:35.75; 38. Melissa Trusty, Maryland, 5:51.43; 44. Mary Larson, Maryland, 5:57.09
  • 60 Meter Hurdles - 1. Kellie Wells, Hampton, 8.27... 4. Kierra Foster, Maryland, 8.80; 6. Chanel Williams, Maryland, 8.86; 11. Christina Smith, Maryland, 9.08 (9.07 in prelims).
  • 400 Meters - 1. Julia Stevenson, Unatt., 56.24... 12. Natasha Emmanuel, Maryland, 59.57; 22. Kristina Keegan, Maryland, 1:01.02
  • High Jump - 1. Debra Vento, Duke, 5-10... 3. Toni Aluko, Maryland, 5-6; T7. Jasmine Artis, Maryland, 5-4.25; T9. Elizabeth Babcock, Maryland, 5-2.25; T9. Christina Smith, 5-2.25; 22. Jaimee McDowell, Maryland, 4-10.25.
  • Weight Throw - 1. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 58-5.75; 2. Zakiya Shivers, Maryland, 58-4... 11. Aysha Gregory, Maryland, 43-10
  • 800 Meters - 1. Kandance Ferguson, Georgetown, 2:16.29; 2. Danielle Siebert, Maryland, 2:16.94... 6. Laurel Jefferson, Maryland, 2:20.28; 8. Kelly Wallace, Maryland, 2:21.51; 14. Elizabeth Babcock, Maryland, 2:23.44; 31. Melissa Mark, Maryland, 2:28.60.
  • 200 Meters - 1. Kellie Wells, Hampton, 24.73... T6. Renee Clark, Maryland, 25.52; 25. Amanda Radziminski, Maryland, 27.16.
  • Long Jump - 1. Kierra Foster, Maryland, 20-2.50; 2. Lynn Hernandez, Maryland, 20-00.25... T9. Katie Rogus, Maryland, 17-00.
  • 3,000 Meters - 1. Stefanie Thomas, UMBC, 10:18.69; 2. Cori Koch, Maryland, 10:19.62; 3. Allison Carney, Maryland, 10:25.42... 8. Kylynn McKinley, Maryland, 10:41.94; 10. Sarah Stein, Maryland, 10;53.08.
  • 4 x 400 Relay - 1. Georgetown A, 3;47.73... 3. Maryland A, 3:53.45; 10. Maryland B, 4:07.81
  • Pole Vault - 1. Lara Jones, Duke, 12-3.50; 2. Kaitlyn Fitzgerald, Maryland, 11-3.75.
  • Triple Jump - 1. Ashley Mondie, Georgetown, 38-11.50... 5. Toni Aluko, Maryland, 36-9.75; Jasmine Artis, Maryland, 35-10.50.
  • Shot Put - 1. Bria Johnson, Maryland, 45-2.50; 2. Aysha Gregory, Maryland, 45-1.00; Zakiya Shivers, Maryland, 42-1.50; 9. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 39-4.00; 19. Christina Smith, Maryland, 36-2.75.

    MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

  • 60 Meters - 1. Joel Brown, Nike, 6.78... 4. Dominic Berger, Maryland, 6.96... 10. Richard Taylor, Maryland, 7.08 (7.00 in prelims); 21. Robert Duru, Maryland, 7.15.
  • Weight Throw - 1. Mike Zyvoloski, UMBC, 58-4.75... 3. Salvador Delhierro, Maryland, 51-6.25.
  • 1 Mile - 1. Brendan Fennell, American, 4:09.30... 6. Josh Davis, Maryland, 4:21.11; 10. Zach Martinez, Maryland, 4:24.98; 14. Joe Simpson, Maryland, 4:29.71; 20. Florent Groberg, Maryland, 4:32.07; 24. Richie Booth, Maryland, 4:34.06; 42. Dan Ryan, Maryland, 4:48.90
  • 400 Meters - 1. Anthony Campbell, New Jersey City, 49.12... 4. Anthony Walker, Maryland, 50.20
  • 800 Meters - 1. Jeff Zodda, College of New Jersey, 1;56.52... 7. Kyle Rauser, Maryland, 1:57.14; 20. Josh Davis, Maryland, 1;59.08; 22. Florent Groberg, Maryland, 1:59.83; 24. Zach Martinez, Maryland, 2:00:14; Joe Simpson, Maryland, 2:01.34.
  • 200 Meters - 1. Bruce Owens, Bowie State, 21.98... 12. Jayson Alexander, Maryland, 22.98; 32. Robert Duru, Maryland, 23.69.
  • Long Jump - 1. Hyron Griffith, New Jersey City, 23-10... 13. Chris Haley, Maryland, 21-10; 14. Jayson Alexander, Maryland, 21-8.25; 21. Toyosi Ogunkua, Maryland, 20-10; 28. Devin Regan, Maryland, 20-3.75.
  • Shot Put - 1. Khyle Osborne, Georgetown, 49-8.50; 2. James Rolle, Maryland, 48-7.25... 9. Salvador Delhierro, Maryland, 45-2.5; 28. Devin Regan, Maryland, 31-1.75
  • Pole Vault - 1. Nathan Dixon, UMBC, 15-9... T8. Brian Grubel, Maryland, 14-3.25.
  • 3,000 Meters - 1. Alex Romero, Duke, 8:27.63... 4. Tyler McCandless, Maryland, 8;42.36; 10. Matt Sanders, Maryland, 8:51.39; 24. Richie Booth, Maryland, 9:08.47; 29. Patrick Reaves, Maryland, 9:15.82.
  • 4 x 400 Relay - 1. Hampton A, 3:17.43... 5. Maryland A, 3:20.71 Triple Jump - 1. Hyron Griffith, New Jersey City, 46-11.50... 12. Toyosi Ogunkua, Maryland, 41-5.25.
  • High Jump - 1. Robert DeVaul, Bowie State, 6-9.75... 3. David Edwards-Brennan, Maryland, 6-6.00; 9. Chris Haley, Maryland, 6-2.00.


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