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Gregory Sets School Record in Hammer
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 04/06/2008
Aysha Gregory set a new school record in the hammer to lead a strong performance by the Maryland throwers at the Duke Invitational yesterday. Additionally, Maryland sent a group to the Florida Relays, where Greg Kelsey posted a second-place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.

Gregory's mark of 185-06 is the best in Maryland history and also is an NCAA Regional qualifying mark.

Kelsey had a career-best time of 9:15.48 in the event, which was also an IC4A-qualifying time.

Also at Duke, Jillian Anwah met the NCAA Regional mark with her throw of 156-07 in the discus to place second.

In Florida, Toni Aluko had a mark of 5-08.75 in the high jump to finish fourth and a posted a triple jump of 38-02.00 to place sixth.

The triple jump was Aluko's best of the season, while the high jump mark tied her season-best. The jump has already qualified the senior for both the NCAA Regional and ECAC Championships.

In the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay, the Terrapin women finished third. The foursome of Chanel Williams, Crystal Bardge, Kiani Profit and Christina Smith had a time of 57.74 in the event.

The men's 4 x 800 relay team of Zach Martinez, Tommy Friscia, Josh Davis and Kyle Rauser finished second in the event with a time of 7:33.15, the second-best mark in school history.

The Terrapins' sprint medley relay team of Earl Gray, Dominic Berger, Sean Lowe and Kyle Rauser also had a strong showing, finishing third with a time of 3:20.56.

In the 110-meter hurdles, Dominic Berger had a season-best time of 13.76 to place ninth. The senior has also already qualified for both the NCAA Regional and ECAC Championships in the event.

In the 100 meters, Earl Gray posted a time of 10.60, which makes him tenth on the Maryland all-time list.

The Terps return to action next week at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational in their final tune-up before competing in the ACC Outdoor Championships the following weekend.



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