Maryland Women in Third Place at ECAC Championships

May 18, 2008

Princeton, N.J. - Kiani Profit finished second in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the University of Maryland during the second day of competition at the ECAC Championships hosted by Princeton University yesterday.

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.

At the IC4A Championships, Adam Durham and Dominic Berger posted a two-three finish in the 110-meter hurdles. Both runners posted NCAA Regional qualifying times, as Durham finished second in 13.93 and Berger had a time of 14.04 to finish third.

Senior Jillian Anwah also posted a second-place finish, after posting an NCAA Regional qualifying 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 with an NCAA-Regional qualifying jump of 5-08.75.

Senior Aysha Gregory finished sixth in the hammer with a throw of 179-09, an NCAA Regional qualifying mark.

After completing the final three events in the women's heptathlon, Christina Smith finished fourth earning 4,908 total points.

In the women's 400 meters, Michelle Fedrick placed sixth with a time of 55.48, while Sean Lowe finished tenth on the men's side of the event with a time of 47.67.

In the preliminaries of the 4 x 400 relay, the Maryland men finished fourth with a time of 3:12.29, qualifying for the finals in the event.

After two days of competition, the Maryland women are in third place overall with 39 total points, while the men sit in 15th with 14 total points. The Terrapins compete in the final day of competition at the ECAC/IC4A Championships today.