TUESDAY, JULY 11, 2000
Tubbs And Underhill Sprint To Top Three Finishes
March 20, 2000
Tallahassee, Fla. - Jacksonville freshman Monique Tubbs and junior Jon Underhill posted top three finishes in the women's and men's 100 Meters at the Florida State Relays last week. Tubbs, who earned All-America recognition at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 60 Meters, sprinted to a second place finish in a personal best 11.83 behind Yolanda Cooper (11.73) of UAB. Meanwhile, Underhill finished just .01 out of second place, posting a 10.74 while finishing third behind Devon Davis (10.57) from Northern Iowa and Reggie Ray (10.73) from Wooster.
Senior Sarah Robertson posted and impressive third place finish in the pole vault competition, clearing the bar at 11'07.75 along with two other competitors. Robertson finished behind Liberty's Andrea Wildrick (12'01.50) and FSU's Megan Robbins (12'01.50). Freshman Safiya Davy (25.61) and junior Asjah Muhammad (1:00.09) also had strong finishes on the women's side in second division competition, placing ninth in the 200 Meters and 14th in the 400 Meters respectively. Also competing in the second division, Ayesha Muhammad (2:19.96) placed 11th in the 800 Meters, junior Christine Weiher (4:49.44) finished 14th in the 1,500 Meters, junior April Nudo (18:57.93) finished sixth in the 5,000 Meters, freshman Laura Winn (1:08.70) finished 14th in the 400 Meter IH and sophomore Lysa Lee finished fifth in the Long jump and eighth in the triple jump with jumps of 18'00.50 and 36'05.50 respectively.
On the men's side, freshman Boshawn Mack (10.93), sophomore Brent Alexander (10.96) and sophomore Maceo Wood (11.10) joined Underhill among the top 20 finishers in the 100 Meters. The four also combined for a fifth place finish in the 4X100 Meter Relay in a time of 41.35. In the second division competition, Alexander (22.43) and Wood (22.47) finished 11th and 13th respectively in the 200 Meters. In the second division distance events, freshman Rowan Irons (1:55.25) finished 10th in the 800 Meters, while senior Isreal Morales (16:08.32) finished 14th in the 5,000 Meters. In the jumps, freshman Russell Cheatham finished ninth (21'06.00) and fifth (41'09.75) in the long jump and triple-jump.
2000-01 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD