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Aluko, Anwah Score for Terps at ECACs
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 03/04/2007

March 4, 2007

BOSTON, Mass. - Jillian Anwah earned seven team points for the University of Maryland with her finishes this weekend in the throwing events at the ECAC Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Anwah finished fourth in the 20-pound weight throw at 54 feet, 0.50 inches and added a seventh-place finish in the shot put at 46-9.50. She scored seven of the eight team points the Terps amassed in the team standings, as the Maryland women finished tied for 31st.

Toni Aluko had the other point-scoring performance for Maryland, placing eighth in the women's long jump at 18-3.75. She also was 11th in the triple jump.

For the men, the meet is the IC4A Indoor Championships, and sophomore David Edwards-Brennan tied for fourth in the high jump at 6-8. He had 3.50 points for the Maryland men, placing the Terrapins in a tie for 46th in the team standings.

Also for the Maryland men, Richard Taylor had a season-best mark of 6.47 in the preliminaries of the 55-meter dash, earning a berth in the semifinals.

The Connecticut women and the Cornell men earned team titles at the meet, which includes track and field programs from throughout the northeast.

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES
1. Connecticut 61; 2. Pittsburgh 52; 3. Georgetown 48; 4. Duke 39.5; 5. Cornell 37... T31. Maryland 8.

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (First-place and Maryland finishers)
Long Jump - 1. Janessa Murphy, Pittsburgh, 19-10.75... 8. Toni Aluko, Maryland, 18-3.75.
Shot Put - 1. Sarah Vance, Buffalo, 50-9.50... 7. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 46-9.50.
Mile - 1. Nichole Lister, Boston College, 4:47.43... 17. Erin Matyus, Maryland, 5:01.79; 21. Lindsay Ritchings, Maryland, 5:08.28.
Weight Throw - 1. Marjorie Grap, Bucknell, 61-11.50... 4. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 54-0.50.
Triple Jump - 1. Tina Magi, Manhattan, 41-5.25... 11. Toni Aluko, Maryland, 38-7.75.

MEN'S TEAM SCORES
1. Cornell 50; 2. Seton Hall 45; 3. Georgetown 42; 4. Albany 37; 5. Army 36... T46. Maryland 3.50.

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL EVENTS
55 Meters Prelims - 1. Mike LeBlanc, Syracuse, 6.27... 8. Richard Taylor, Maryland, 6.47.
55 Meters Semis - 1. Mike LeBlanc, Syracuse, 6.24... 10. Richard Taylor, Maryland, 6.49.
55 Hurdles Prelims - 1. Mike Wray, Pittsburgh, 7.27... 20. Danny Oquendo, Maryland, 7.78.
High Jump - 1. David Pell, Cornell, 6-11.50... T4. David Edwards-Brennan, Maryland, 6-8.



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