FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2009
Track & field off to a good start after first session of A-Sun Indoor Championships
Junior Tiffany Bromfield won the pentathlon with a conference record 3,437 points, while freshman Stacey Young finished second with 3,325 points to get the JU track & field team off to a good showing in the first session of the Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships in Johnson City, Tenn.
The tandem would finish first and second, respectively, in every pentathlon event to get the Dolphins out on the right foot during the morning session.
Bromfield won the pentathlon by finishing first in the 60-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 8.99, winning the high jump with new school record leap of 5’4.25” (1.63m) and tossing a 39’03.25” (11.97m) to place first in the shot put. She also tied for first with Young in the long jump 16’8.5” (5.09m), while finishing second in the 800-meter with a time of 2:45.57 to round her the session.
Young won the 800-meter hurdles with a time of 2:35.01 before finishing second in the 60-meter hurdles (9.08), high jump (5’3.25”(1.60m)) and shot put (30’04.75” (9.26m)).
“Tiffany and Stacey were very impressive this morning,” said JU head coach Ron Grigg. “The team has set lofty goals for this weekend and those two got us off to a perfect start. They have set the tone for the rest of the team to follow.”
The second session of the A-Sun Indoor Championships beginning at 4:30 p.m. with the 3,000-meter run, long jump and shot put events. Fan can follow along during the meet with live results on http://www.cfpitiming.com or by clicking the link at the top of the page.
2008-09 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD