May 18, 2008
Princeton, N.J. - After earning 39 total points, the University of Maryland women's track and field team finished sixth among 47 teams at the ECAC Championships this weekend.
Day three was highlighted by Kiani Profit's second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles. The freshman posted an NCAA Regional-qualifying time of 1:00.49 in the event. Teammate Chanel Williams also placed in the event, coming in sixth with a time of 1:02.36.
Senior Jillian Anwah also posted a second-place finish, after posting an NCAA Regional-qualifying and career-best mark of 50-07.25 in the shot put. Anwah also finished fifth in the discus, throwing for 157-06, another NCAA Regional mark.
In the high jump, Toni Aluko finished fourth, matching her season-best jump of 5-08.75.
Michelle Fedrick finished sixth in the 400 meters with a time of 55.48. After finishing first in the 200 meters and second in the shot put, Christina Smith earned 4,908 total points and finished fourth in the heptathlon.
Senior Aysha Gregory finished sixth in the hammer with a throw of 179-09, an NCAA Regional-qualifying mark.
In the 200 meters, Earl Gray finished fourth with a time of 21.94.
The men finished in 18th place overall, securing 19 total points. The Terrapins return to action May 30th at the NCAA East Regionals in Tallahassee, Fla.