Maryland Sweeps Team Titles At Terrapin Invitational

April 1, 2006

Complete Results

University of Maryland track and field teams won both team titles on Saturday to highlight performances at the Terrapin Invitational track and field meet held at the Kehoe Track and Field Complex.

The Terrapins won the women's team title with 108.5 points over Hampton, which finished with 86. Morgan State had 80, with Penn in fourth with 68.5 and West Virginia in fifth with 55.

Maryland also won the men's team title with 91 points, beating UMBC with 75, Shippensburg with 63.5, Morgan State with 56.5 and Lock Haven and Syracuse with 55 points each.

Maryland's Dominic Berger won the men's 110 hurdles in 13.67 seconds. His mark was more than a half-second better than Lincoln University's John Fudge, who placed second at 14.35 seconds. His mark qualified him for the both the IC4A Outdoor and the NCAA Regional meet to be held in May.

Kierra Foster was one of the Terps' winners on the day, capturing the women's long jump at 20 feet, 6.50 inches. Lynn Hernandez of Maryland was second at 19-9.50.

Sarah Stein of Maryland won the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at 11:27.38, Allison Carney was second at 11:33.20, with Shari Gorga in third at 11:38.06, giving the Terps a 1-2-3 finish in that event.

Jayson Alexander of Maryland was the other winner for the Terps, capturing the men's long jump at 23-9.

The Terps compete next weekend at the Duke Invitational.

WOMEN'S TEAM STANDINGS (27 scoring teams)
1. MARYLAND 108.5, 2. Hampton 86, 3. Morgan State 80, 4. Penn 68.5, 5. West Virginia 55.

MEN'S TEAM STANDINGS (20 scoring teams)
1. MARYLAND 91, 2. UMBC 75, 3. Shippensburg 63.5, 4. Morgan State 56.50, T5. Lock Haven 55, T5. Syracuse 55.