April 19, 2008
Atlanta, Ga. - Jillian Anwah earned All-ACC status by placing third in the shot put during the second day of competition at the ACC Outdoor Championships at Georgia Tech University today.
The senior posted a mark of 49-11.00 in the event, which is a career-best mark and qualifies her for the NCAA Regional and ECAC Championships. In the same event, teammate Aysha Gregory placed ninth with a mark of 42-08.75, while Ashley Williams had a mark of 41-05.00 to finish tenth.
In the men's high jump, David Edwards-Brennan also earned All-ACC status by finishing third with a jump of 6-08.25. The junior has also previously qualified for the IC4A Championships in the event.
In the 800 meters, Kelly Pry qualified for tomorrow's finals by finishing eighth with a career-best and ECAC-qualifying time of 2:10.09.
Toni Aluko placed sixth in the high jump with a mark of 5-07.75.
On the men's side, Greg Kelsey finished seventh in the 3,000 meter steeplechase, posting a career-best time of 9:07.16, which is just .16 seconds off the NCAA Regional mark.
In the hammer, Sal Delhierro posted a fifth-place finish with a career-best throw of 182-05.
Durham also qualified for the event finals in the 400-meter hurdles by posting a time of 52.03 and placing fifth.
Sean Lowe qualified for tomorrow's finals in the 400 meters by finishing third with a time of 47.18. The time also meets the NCAA Regional and IC4A Championships standards. Anthony Walker also qualified for the finals in the event by placing third with a time of 47.94.
In the preliminaries of the 100 meters, Earl Gray finished seventh to qualify for tomorrow's finals. The senior, who has already qualified for the IC4A Championships in the event, posted a time of 10.62.
In the 800 meters, Tommy Friscia also qualified for tomorrow's finals by coming in sixth at 1:51.77. The time is a career best for the sophomore and qualified him for the IC4A Championships.
After two days of competition, the Maryland women rank eighth with 21 total points, while the men sit in ninth place with 12 points. The Terrapins will compete tomorrow during the final day of competition of the 2008 ACC Outdoor Championships. Continue to log on to UMTerps.com for complete coverage of the ACC meet.