Anwah, Berger Post Regional Marks At Duke Invitational

April 8, 2007

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - University of Maryland track and field traveled to Durham, N.C. this weekend for the Duke/Asics Invitational held at Duke University's Wallace Wade Stadium. Competition wrapped up Saturday with several top Maryland performances.

Junior Jillian Anwah (Centreville, Va.) had a season best and NCAA Regional-qualifying mark of 157-8 in the discus throw to finish in fourth place. Senior Zakiya Shivers (Baltimore, Md.) posted an ECAC-qualifying mark of 144-0 to finish in tenth. Junior Aysha Gregory (Wilmington, Del.) had a season-best mark of 137-8 in the event.

Ashley Williams was the top finisher for Maryland in the shot put, posting an ECAC-qualifying mark of 45-1 to finish fifth.

Sophomore Chanel Williams (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) earned the fifth seed in the final for the 100-meter hurdles with a prelim time of 14.82. Williams finished third in the final for the event with a time of 14.66.

Junior Toni Aluko (Burtonsville, Md.) topped her season best in the long jump to finish in 12th place (17-6.75) and in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, freshman Kristin Reed (Pennsburg, Pa.) had a season-best time of 11:26.30.

The women's 4x100 relay team ran a season best and ECAC-qualifying time of 47.41 to finish second in the event. Meanwhile, the men's 4x400 relay team ran a season best and IC4A-qualifying time of 3:15.80 to place fourth.

On the men's side, Junior Dominic Berger (Mitchelville, Md.) finished second in the final for the 110-meter hurdles with an NCAA Regional-qualifying time of 14.13 after earning the third seed with his prelim time of 14.30.

Junior Earl Gray (Marlboro, N.J.) ran an IC4A-qualifying time in the 200-meter dash (21.74) to finish fourth and sophomore Devin Regan (Annapolis, Md.) finished in 11th with a season-best time of 22.46.

Junior Sean Lowe (Jamaica, N.Y.) took fourth in the 400-meter dash with an IC4A-qualifying time of 48.07.

Sophomore Sal Delhierro (Toms River, N.J.) had a season-best mark of 45-10.5 in the shot put to finish 16th in the event and freshman Greg Kelsey (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) had a season-best time in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:28.59).

Complete results for this weekend's meet are posted on Next for the Terrapins is the Lou Onesty Invitational hosted by the University of Virginia. Maryland will travel to Charlottesville next Saturday, April 14 for the competition.

WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (First Place and Maryland Finishers) -
100-Meter Dash - 1. Janne'a Bridgeford, Virginia, 12.11...17. Christina Smith, Maryland, 12.59...36. Ashley Carbray, Maryland, 12.96.
200-Meter Dash - 1. Jessica Young, Richmond, 24.42...34. Natalie Goodman, Maryland, 26.81, 35. Tiffani Long, Maryland, 26.42.
400-Meter Dash - 1. Angel Moore, Charlotte, 55.82...13. Natasha Emmanuel, Maryland, 58.41.
800-Meters - 1. Michelle Siebert, Duke, 2:10.88...23. Melissa Mark, Maryland, 2:16.66...31. Libby Babcock, Maryland, 2:18.87.
3,000-Meter Steeplechase - 1. Alicia Valton, Campbell, 10:33.97...12. Kristin Reed, Maryland, 11:26.30
100-Meter Hurdles - 1. Aisha Jones, UNC-Wilmington, 14.33...5. Chanel Williams, Maryland, 14.82...28. Katie Rogus, Maryland, 15.68
4x100 Relay - 1. Virginia, 47.24, 2. Maryland, 47.41.
4x400 Relay - 1.Findlay, 3:49.76...10. Maryland, 3:57.03
Long Jump - 1. Elan Pessoa, Toledo, 19-3.25...12. Toni Aluko, Maryland, 17-6.75...18. Katie Rogus, Maryland, 17-2.75...25. Tiffani Long, Maryland, 16-7.75.
Triple Jump - 1.
Shot Put - 1. Jazmine, Fenlator, Rider, 46-10...5. Ashley Williams, Maryland, 45-1...7. Zakiya Shivers, Maryland, 42-7.5...9. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 42-1.25, 10. Aysha Gregory, Maryland, 41-10
Discus Throw - 1. White Jocelyn, North Carolina, 173-0...4. Jillian Anwah, Maryland, 157-8...10. Zakiya Shivers, Maryland, 144-0...13. Aysha Gregory, Maryland, 137-8.
Javelin Throw - 1. Daina Pucurs, Duke, 162-0...28. Christina Smith, Maryland, 101-8...36. Katie Rogus, Maryland, 63-11.

MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (First Place and Maryland Finishers) -
200-Meter Dash - 1. James Frierson, VCU, 21.35...4. Earl Gray, Maryland, 21.74...11. Devin Regan, Maryland, 22.46.
400-Meter Dash - 1. Cortez Adams, Fairleigh Dickinson, 47.76...4. Sean Lowe, Maryland, 48.07...9. Jeremy Samuels, Maryland, 48.52.
800-Meters - 1. Billy Berlin, Virginia Tech, 1:52.80...7. Kyle Rauser, Maryland, 1:54.54. 3,000-Meter Steeplechase - 1. Tom Slosky, Duquesne, 8:52.61...13. Greg Kelsey, Maryland, 9:28.59.
110-Meter Hurdles Prelim - 1. Enrique Llanos, Unattached, 13.97...3. Dominic Berger, Maryland, 14.30.
110-Meter Hurdles Final - 1. Enrique Llanos, Unattached, 14.01, 2. Dominic Berger, Maryland, 14.13.
4x400 Relay - 1. UNC-Wilmington, 3:14.38...4. Maryland, 3:15.80.
Long Jump - 1. Okoine Giwa-Agbomeirele, Unattached, 24-5...11. Jason Allen, Maryland, 22-.25.
Shot Put - 1. Mitchell Pope, NC State, 61-2.25...16. Sal Delhierro, Maryland, 45-10.5.