SUNDAY, MAY 11, 2008
Women's outdoor track & field delivers strong performance
May 11, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. - The JU women's outdoor track & field team delivered another strong performance this weekend at the UCF Invitational in Orlando, Fla.
Freshman Laura Phillips and sophomore Hillary Crook both bettered the previous school record in the hammer throw, with Phillips mark of 133-00 becoming the new standard. Crook's throw of 132-04 also bettered the previous school record of 129-11 set by Shunisha McClinton in 2006.
"All of the event groups showed we are ready for next weekend," said JU head coach Ron Grigg. "Now we will rest and be sharp for the A-Sun Championships."
Singleton also placed 16th in the 200-meters with a time of 24.61. Junior Natasha Harvey was the leading Dolphin in the race, finishing ninth with a time of 23.99. Brown finished 15th with a time of 26.11.
Sophomore Alison Ritter placed sixth in the 800-meters after running the race in 2:20.20.
Freshman Allison Salas was the lone Dolphin competitor in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing eighth with a time of 1:15.98.
Bromfield placed ninth in the high jump with a leap of 4-11.00.
Freshman Ashley Lave finished sixth in the pole vault with a mark of 9-06.25.
Phillips and Crook also competed in the discus, with Phillips taking eighth with a throw of 132-06 and Crook coming in 10th with a mark of 113-04.
Crook finished third in the shot put with a throw of 41-08.50. Phillips took seventh with a mark of 37-04.00.
Harvey finished fifth in the javelin throw with a mark of 99-01, while Bromfield took sixth after throwing 72-04.
The Dolphins will be back in action this weekend as they travel to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the A-Sun Championships.
2007-08 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD