FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2003
Lindsey Moffenbier Highlights Track's Outstanding First Day at A-Sun Championship

April 17, 2003

ORLANDO, Fla. - Jacksonville University freshman distance runner Lindsey Moffenbier (McDonough, Ga.) finished second in the finals in the 10,000-meter run with a personal-best time of 37:57.44 Thursday afternoon in the first day at the Atlantic Sun Track and Field Championships at the UCF Track in Orlando, Fla. As a team, the Dolphins are in fourth place after the first day of competition with 16 points. Host UCF leads with 35 points.

Junior sprinter Monique Tubbs (Boston, Mass.) won her qualifying heat and broke her own UCF Track record in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.52, to qualify first for the finals tomorrow, while junior Tiffany Wright (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) finished fifth with a season-best time of 12.21 to qualify for the finals as well. Junior Safiya Davy (Mitchellville, Md.) won her qualifying heat in the 100-meter hurdles with an NCAA Regional qualifying time of 13.77, which is her best time this season.

Junior Andrea Pressley (Upper Marlboro, Md.) finished just behind Davy in their qualifying heat with a season-best time of 14.38, which was the second-fastest time overall, but qualified third for the 100m hurdle finals. Pressley also finished fourth in the finals in both the long jump and javelin, while achieving a season-best mark in the long jump at 5.69 meters (18-8).

Freshman Karen Edmonds (Green Cove Springs, Fla.) finished 10th in the finals of the 10,000-meter with a time of 40:40.08, while freshman Jennifer Tyler (Jupiter, Fla.) placed 15th with a time of 42:58.08.

JU returns to action tomorrow in the final day of competition at the A-Sun Championships at the UCF Track in Orlando, Fla.