Ray Doubles at Kehoe Twilight Meet

May 3, 2012

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Zack Ray, one of 14 seniors honored in their final home meet Thursday, swept the men's hurdle events at the Kehoe Twilight Meet hosted by the University of Maryland.

Ray won the men's 110 hurdles at 14.56 and came back later to double in the 400 hurdles at 52.13.

He was one of 11 Terrapins who won events at the meet, which included the Charles Torpey Alumni Mile in honor of the former Maryland coach who passed away last July. Conrado Laskowski won the mile in 4:46.46.

Maryland will compete in the ECAC/IC4A Championships next weekend at Princeton.

Maryland Meet Notes

  • Kiani Profit won the women's long jump with a leap of 19-4.75, the best mark by a Terrapin this season. She hit the mark on her fifth attempt, but held the lead throughout the competition. Diane Lindsey of Lincoln was second at 18-10.50. The mark was a qualifier for the ECAC Outdoor next weekend and is the sixth event in which she has hit the standard this season.
  • Jon Hill went 7-0.50 to win the men's high jump competition. He rolled through four heights, but missed three times at 7-2.50. It was the fourth time this season he has cleared 7 feet outdoors.
  • Sophomore Amina Smith went 5-10 to win the women's high jump, the best mark of the season thus far by a Maryland woman and a mark that matched her career-best. Lucile Cancre was second with a career-best 5-8.75, moving her into seventh on Maryland's all-time list. Amber Melville also cleared 5-8.75 but was third with more misses, while Thea LaFond was fourth at 5-7.
  • Senior Jessie Echard won the women's hammer throw at 179-10. It marked the fifth time this season she has finished in the top three in the hammer, including a third-place effort at the ACC Outdoor that earned her All-ACC recognition.
  • Craig Morgan ran 1:51.12 in the men's 800 to post the best mark of the year by a Terrapin and earn an IC4A-qualifying mark. Sumanth Kuppalli (1:51.98) and Tyler Tate (1:59.52) had season-bests in the event.
  • Shawn David won the men's 400 in a season-best 48.24. Jon Davenport was third in a season-best 49.00 and Chris Brown also had a season-best with 50.08.
  • Stacey Robinson had a season-best 56.01 in the long hurdles.
  • Senior DeAnna Brown saved her best performance ever in the women's 200 for her final home meet, winning in 24.16. She moved from eighth to sixth on the all-time list in the 200.
  • Floyd Hawkes had a season-best 21.81 in the men's 200, the best mark of the season by a Terrapin. Trey Sherman (22.29) and Dareem David (22.43) also had season-bests.
  • Moriah Young added nearly a foot to her career-best in winning the women's shot put at 50-3.50. She became only the third Terrapin in history to pass the 50-foot mark in the event. Her previous career-best was 49-4.50.
  • Sophomore Josh Haghighi won the men's shot put at 52-7.25.
  • Freshman Myah Hicks finished second in the women's 1,500 in 4:27.45, moving into seventh all-time at Maryland. Her time was a qualifier for next weekend's ECAC meet.
  • Sophomore Rebecca Yep won the women's 5,000 in 17:20.85, improving her season-best and her mark which already was 10th all-time at Maryland.
  • Nick Regan went 32:27.39 to win the final event of the night, the men's 10,000.

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