SATURDAY, MAY 07, 2011
Track & field finishes week with good effort at Seminole Twilight
Senior Danielle Davenport and sophomore Akeela Bravo each broke a school records to pace the JU track & field team at the Seminole Twilight on Saturday.
Bravo posted a school record discus toss of 150’10”on Thursday in Orlando before breaking the mark again today with a throw of 153’5” (4th). Davenport won the 400-meter with a new program-best time of 53.53.
“It has been a good weekend of work,” said JU head coach Ron Grigg. “We improved our marks in a lot of events. We are ready for our last competition next week before the NCAA East Preliminary Round.”
Senior Unique Singleton finished second to Davenport in the 400-meter with a 53.82, while junior Stacey Young ran a time of 13.69 to finish second in the 100-meter hurdles.
Senior Ronnisha Hall won the hammer throw with a toss of 163’0” and later finished sixth in the discus (143’11”).
In the 100-meter, senior Louise Kieran ran a time of 11.91 for third place, while sophomores Bienna Freeman (56.74, 7th) and Joane Pierre (56.90, 8th) rounded out the final two spots for the Dolphins in the 400-meter.
The Dolphins will compete in the North Florida Invitational for their final regular season meet starting Friday at Hodges Stadium.