FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2009
Tiffany Bromfield leads heptathlon at Atlantic Sun Outdoor Track Championships
Junior Tiffany Bromfield and freshman Stacey Young have taken the top two positions on the heptathlon leader board to represent the JU track & field team after the morning session of the Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships, at Hodges Stadium across town.
Bromfield recorded 2963 points following the first four events, while Young is in a close second with 2695 points.
“It was an up and down morning,” said JU head coach Ron Grigg. “Tiffany crashed on hurdle nine in the 100-meter, but rebounded nicely with good performances in the high jump and shot put. Stacey did well in the 100-meter hurdles, but she felt like could have done better in her other events. I know Stacey has some more good performances in her. Overall, they sit in good position to get the team points we expect out of them for this event.”
Bromfield took first in the high jump with a school record leap of 5’4.5” (1.64m) and recorded a meet record toss of 41’11.25” (12.78m) to place first in the shot put. Despite falling, she placed third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.62. Bromfield also placed third in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.08 to wrap the morning.
Young blasted out of the gates early by running a 14.53 to take first in the 100-meter hurdles before placing second in the 200-meter dash (26.71) and tying for third in the shot put (28’6.25” (8.69m)).
The heptathlon will conclude on Saturday at 10 a.m. with the long jump, javelin and 800-meter portions.
The second session of the A-Sun outdoor meet begins today at 4 p.m. with junior Hillary Crook, sophomore Laura Phillips and freshman Cathy Agoris competing in the hammer throw.
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