Maryland Men's Track Team Finishes Strong Season
June 9, 2000
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Hughlighting its 2000 season, the Maryland men's track team placed second at the Terrapin Invitational (April 8), fourth at the Maryland Invitational (April 1) and had six athletes qualify for the IC4A Championships at Princeton University.
Terps Take Second At Terrapin Invitational Senior John Carr (Washington, D.C.) won the 100-meter dash in a time of 10.48 and the 200 meter dash in a time of 21.48 and sophomore Phillip Barrett (Upper Marlboro, Md.) finished first in the 110 hurdles in a time of 14.55 to lead the Terps to a second-place finish at the Terrapin Invitational on April 8 at the Kehoe Track and Field Complex. Senior Jason Joubert (Rockville, Md.) won the 400 hurdles in a time of 53.41. Junior Cedrick Rogers won the long jump with a mark of 24-11. In addition, the 4x100 relay team placed first with a time of 42.80.
Terps Place Fourth At Maryland Invitational John Carr won the 100 in a time of 10.67 to lead the Terps to a fourth-place finish at the Maryland Invitational on April 1. Rhode Island won the competition with a score of 177.5, followed by Northeastern (137), Millersville (98), Maryland (83) and Delaware State (74.5). Also faring well for the men were junior Cedrick Rogers (Ft. Wayne, Ind.) who won the long jump with a mark of 24-3 and Phillip Barrett (Upper Marlboro, Md.) who placed second in the 110 hurdles in a time of 14.69. Senior Jason Joubert finished third in the 400 hurdles with a time of 53.21.
Terps Perform Well at George Mason Invite In one of its final qualifying meets of the season, Maryland had a number of individual athletes turn in outstanding performances at the George Mason Invitational on May 6. Jason Joubert (Rockville, Md.) placed second in the 400 hurdles in a time of 52.81, his second fastest time in the event. Junior Cedrick Rogers took second place in the long jump with a leap of 23-11 ¾. In addition, sophomores Andrew Long (Columbia, Md.) and James Gondak (Doylestown, Pa.), as well as freshman John Collins (Clarksburg, Md.) finished 1-2-3 in the hammer. They had marks of 149-10, 148-0, and 136-3, respectively. Long placed fourth in the shot put (46-2 ½) as well. Sophomore Dontae Bugg (Newport News, Va.) finished second in the 110 hurdles (14.55) and sophomore Phillip Barrett took third (14.69) in the same event. Dave Benaderet (Baltimore, Md.) placed fifth in the 400 in a time of 49.14.
Terps Place Ninth At ACCs Senior John Carr placed sixth in the 100 in a time of 10.96 to earn the Terps' top individual finish at the ACC Championships as the team finished in ninth place. The 4x400 relay team took fifth in a time of 3:15.00, while the 4x100 relay team finished sixth in a mark of 42.55. Clemson won the meet, followed by Florida State and North Carolina State.
Carr Posts Fourth Fastest Time In 100 Meters Senior John Carr ran a career-best 10.48 in the 100-meter dash at the Maryland Invitational on April 1. His time is tied for the fourth fastest 100-meter time in school history with Bob Calhoun who was also timed at 10.48 during the 1978 season. Former world record-holder Renaldo Nehemiah established the school record time of 10.18 during the 1978 season. Carr placed first in the event as he shaved nearly three-tenths of a second off of his pervious fastest time.
Joubert Tops Career Best, Moves Up On Career List Senior Jason Joubert ran a career-best 51.54 in the 400 meter hurdles at the ACC championships on April 22. Joubert's time ranks as the fifth fastest time in the event in school history. Joubert is the only runner in school history to have posted two of the top six times in the 400 meter hurdles in school history.
Rogers' Jump at Terrapin Invitational Is Among School Best Junior Cedrick Rogers' career-best long jump of 24-11 at the Terrapin Invitational ranks as the eighth best long jump in school history. During the season, Rogers completed three of his five jumps in the finals of an event beyond 24 feet.
2000 Meet Results M23-27 Alabama Relays NTS A1 Maryland Invitational 4th A8 Terrapin Invitational 2nd A21-22 ACC Championships 9th M6 George Mason Invit NTS M12-13 JMU Last Chance NTS M12-13 Seminole Twilight NTS M18-21 ECAC/IC4A 52nd
Career Bests Established During
The 2000 Spring Season Phillip Barrett 110 Hurdles 14.55 Dontae Bugg 100 Meters 11.63 Dontae Bugg 400 meters 57.15 John Carr 100 Meters 10.48 John Carr 200 Meters 21.48 John Carr High Jump 5-6 John Carr 400 Meters 51.40 James Gondak Hammer 158-3 Jason Joubert 400 Meters 48.62 Jason Joubert 400 Hurdles 51.54 Andrew Long Hammer 145-9 Cedrick Rogers Long Jump 24-11 Cedrick Rogers 100 meters 11.04
2000 Outdoor ECAC Qualifiers Phillip Barrett 110 Hurdles Dontae Bugg 110 Hurdles John Carr 100 meters John Carr 200 Meters Jason Joubert 400 Hurdles Cedrick Rogers Long Jump Jamie Wu Discus 4x100 relay 4x400 relay
Top Individual Performances Name Event Meet Pl. Phillip Barrett 110 Hurdles VCU 1 Phillip Barrett 110 Hurdles Terrapin 2 Dave Benaderet 400 Meter Terrapin 2 Dontae Bugg 110 Hurdles Mason 2 John Carr 200 Meter VCU 1 John Carr 100 Meter Maryland 1 John Carr 100 Meter Terrapin 1 James Gondak Hammer Terrapin 2 James Gondak Hammer Mason 2 Jason Joubert 400 Hurdles VCU 1 Jason Joubert 400 Hurdles Terrapin 1 Jason Joubert 400 Hurdles Georgia 2 Andrew Long Shot Put VCU 1 Andrew Long Hammer Mason 1 Cedrick Rogers Long Jump Maryland 1 Cedrick Rogers Long Jump Terrapin 1 Cedrick Rogers Long Jump Georgia 2 4x100 Relay Terrapin 1 4x400 Relay VCU 1 VCU=VCU Ram Invitational, March 18, Maryland=Maryland Invitational, April 1, Terrapin=Terrapin Invitational, April 8, ACC=ACC Championships, April 21-22, Georgia=University of Georgia Invitational, May 6, Mason=George Mason Invitational,May 6