FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 2003
Track Sets Three School Records in Final Day at A-Sun Championships; Finishes Fifth
April 18, 2003
ORLANDO, Fla. - Jacksonville University junior sprinter Monique Tubbs (Boston, Mass.) won the 100 and 200-meter dashes en route to winning Athlete-of-the-Meet honors to lead the Dolphins to a fifth-place finish at the Atlantic Sun Track and Field Championships at the UCF Track in Orlando, Fla., Friday afternoon. Tubbs, along with senior Kate Clarke (Arlington, Texas), juniors Safiya Davy (Mitchellville, Md.), Tiffany Wright (Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.) and Andrea Pressley (Upper Marlboro, Md.) and freshman Lindsey Moffenbier (McDonough, Ga.) each earned A-Sun All-Conference honors for the Dolphins.
Tubbs set a new school and UCF Track record in the 200-meter with a time of 23.37, while capturing the 100-meter crown for the third-straight year with a time of 11.57. It was the second time Tubbs had won the 200-meter dash in three years of competition. Davy broke her own conference record and established a new school record in the 100-meter hurdles with a winning time of 13.64, which was her third-straight title, while also finishing fifth in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:04.54.
Clarke finished second in the 400-meter dash with a season-best time of 56.68 to earn All-Conference honors for the first time. Pressley earned All-Conference honors for a third time in the shot put with a mark of 12.43 meters (40-9.50), while Moffenbier earned All-Conference honors yesterday with her second-place performance in the 10,000-meter with a time of 37:57.44.
JU's 4x100-meter relay team of Pressley, Tubbs, Wright and Davy finished third with a time of 46.20 to earn All-Conference honors for the second time in three years. Senior Tamsin Anstey (N. Vancouver, BC) finished fifth in the 3000-meter steeplechase and set a new school record with a time of 11:37.33.
JU returns to action at the Florida Invitational in Gainesville, Fla., on Sunday, May 4.
2002-03 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD