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Track and Field, Outdoor 2015:

Postby Tom Nolette » Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:30 am

Women’s College Track & Field

Huskies Open Outdoor Campaign at North Florida Spring Break Invitational

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The University of Southern Maine women’s outdoor track and field team opened its 2015 season competing at the University of North Florida Spring Break Invitational on Friday. The meet was a non-team scoring event.

Sophomore Ashley Belanger (Biddeford, Maine), competing in her first outdoor meet after missing the 2014 outdoor campaign, posted a seventh-place finish in the shot put with her mark of 12.58 meters (41-3 ¼). Belanger’s throw was just three centimeters (1.25 inches) shy of the school record and qualified her for the New England Division III Championships, the NEICAAA New England Championships and the ECAC Division III Championships meets in May.

Junior Sabrina Sodders (Alstead, N.H./Fall Mountain) qualified for the NE Division III and ECAC Division III meets in the shot put with her career best throw of 11.87 meters (38-11 ½).

Sophomore Molly Gibeault (Brooklyn, Conn./Woodstock Academy) earned an NE Division III qualifying mark in the pole vault by clearing 3.20 meters (10-6) to tie for 13th place.

On the track, senior Anna Whitaker (Cumberland, Maine/Greely) met the NE Division III qualifiying standard in the 400 meters with her time of 1:00.86.

The Huskies will remain in Florida during their spring break to train before competing next Friday (April 3) at the ERAU (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) Spike’s Classic in Daytona Beach, Fla.



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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Mar 29, 2015 4:54 am

Huskies Finish Seventh at Tufts Snowflake Invitational

MEDFORD, Mass. -- The University of Southern Maine Huskies men’s outdoor track and field team opened its 2015 spring season with a seventh-place finish at the annual Tufts University Snowflake Invitational on Snowflake.

The Huskies scored 44 points to finish seventh among the 22 teams that scored in the meet. Host Tufts won the meet with 111.50 points, followed by Northeastern University with 100. Bridgewater State University took third place with 91.

Junior Zach Miller (Rochester, N.H./Spaulding) won the 400 meters with a time of 50.24 seconds, and senior Conor Sullivan (Scarborough, Maine) was fifth after crossing the time of 51.24. Both met the qualifying standard for the New England Division III Championships in May.

Senior Will Lundquist (August, Maine/Cony) scored a point placing eighth in the 800 meters with his time of 2:04.57.

In the field events, rookie Cory Dyer (Jacksonville, Fla.) was third in the high jump clearing 1.93 meters (6-4), and fourth in the long jump with a mark of 6.44 meters (21-1 ½). Dyer met the NE Division III and ECAC Division III Championships qualifying standards in the high jump, and the NE Division III standard in the long jump.

Classmate Ron Helderman (Madison, Maine) was second overall (first scoring competitor) in the pole vault clearing 4.45 meters (14-7 ½). Junior Ryan Turner (Lebanon, Maine/Winslow) was third in the pole vault with a height of 4.15 meters (13-7 ¼). Both qualified for the New England Division III meet.

Southern Maine will travel to Dartmouth, Mass., next weekend for the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.



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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:00 am

MCDONOUGH, CARMACK EARN WINS FOR WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Colby College's Alanna McDonough, the defending NESCAC champion in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, got the outdoor track and field season off to a good start with a victory in the steeplechase at the Point Loma Invitational on Saturday.

McDonough and Adrienne Carmack were winners for the Colby women's team. McDonough had a time of 11 minutes, 2.31 seconds to win by more than 54 seconds. Carmack took the 5,000 meters in 19:00.43.

Colby finished in seventh place out of 14 teams with 129.6 points.

Emily Harper also ran the 5,000 meters and took fourth place in 19:35.23. Michaela Athanasopoulos added a fourth in the 400 hurdles (1:04.62) and Michaela Garrett had the same finish in the hammer throw (144-11).

Garrett was very busy in the meet. She also had an eighth in the shot put (34-5.5), a 10th in the javelin throw (98-5), and an 11th in the discus (104-10.5).

Loan Heilner took fifth place in the high jump (5-1.75) and Hailey Hampson was tied for 10th with a 4-9.75.

Jenna Athanasopoulos finished sixth in the 100 hurdles (15.39), while Morgan Gallagher was seventh in the triple jump (33-9.25) and Keltie Vance took a seventh in the pole vault (10-6). Catherine Haut placed ninth in the pole vault (33-6.75).

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:00 am

FULLERTON, CHELIMO WIN EVENTS FOR COLBY MEN'S TRACK

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Colby College's Andy Fullerton broke a 21-year-old school record while winning the javelin throw and David Chelimo was a winner in the 1,500 meters for the Colby College men's outdoor track and field team at the Point Loma Invitational on Saturday.

Fullerton had a throw of 248 feet, 11.5 inches to easily beat the field Saturday. Brad Smith had the old Colby record at 190-10 in 1994. The runner-up Saturday was at 187-11.5.

Chelimo won the 1,500-meter run in 3:52.79, while teammate Brian Sommers was runner-up in the 400 dash at 48.77. Sommers also took fourth place in the 200 dash (22.28).

Charlie Coffman had the lone runner-up finish for the Mules in the 5,000 meters (15:22.35). Griffin Gagnon was sixth in the event with a 15:57.24.

Jamaal Grant had a solid day with a third in the long jump (21-4.25) and a fourth in the triple jump (48-8.75). Mbasa Mayikana took fifth in the long jump (20-8.5) and eighth in the triple jump (42-0).

Fullerton also placed eighth in the long jump (20-0.25) and ninth in the high jump (5-8)

While Pedro Caballero had a sixth-place finish with a 1:57.55 in the 800 meters, sevenths went to Steven Parrott in the hammer throw (127-7.5), Stefan Sandreuter in the 3,000 steeplechase (10:16.83), and Landon Summers with a 15.86 in the 110 hurdles.

Brett Sahlberg was eighth in the 400 hurdles (57.49), Nolan Dumont took a ninth in the 3,000 steeplechase (10:22.64), Marcques Houston also was ninth in the long jump (19-4.25), and Chris Hale had a 136-6.5 in taking 10th in the javelin.

Colby's 1,600 relay team placed third in 3:24.54 to help the Mules finish fourth out of 14 teams in the meet.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:28 pm

LEC Selects Belanger as Field Athlete of the Week

GORHAM, Maine -- The Little East Conference today selected University of Southern Maine sophomore Ashley Belanger (Biddeford, Maine) as its initial Field Athlete of the Week for the 2015 women’s outdoor track and field season covering events completed by March 29. This is the first time in her career that Belanger has received an outdoor track and field weekly honor.

Competing in a collegiate outdoor meet for the first time after missing the 2014 season with an injury, Belanger finished seventh in the shot put at the University of North Florida Spring Break Invitational with a throw of 12.58 meters (41-3 ¼). Belanger’s mark was just three centimeters (1 ¼ inches) shy of the school record, and moved her into second place on the Huskies’ all-time list in the shot put. Belanger also met the qualifying standards for the New England Division III Championships, the NEICAAA New England Championships and the ECAC Division III Championships meets in May.

The Huskies will compete Friday at the ERAU (Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University) Spike’s Classic in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:14 am

Miller Named LEC Track Athlete of the Week

GORHAM, Maine -- The Little East Conference announced Monday afternoon that University of Southern Maine junior Zach Miller (Rochester, N.H./Spaulding) is the recipient of the first men’s Track Athlete of the Week weekly honor for the 2015 outdoor season. The weekly outdoor honor is the first of Miller’s career.

Competing at the season-opening Tufts University Snowflake Invitational, Miller won the 400 meters in a time of 50.24 seconds. Miller’s time met the qualifying standard for the New England Division III Championships in May.

Helped by Miller’s win in the 400, the Huskies scored 44 points to finish seventh among the 22 teams that scored in the meet. Host Tufts won the meet with 111.50 points, followed by Northeastern University with 100. Bridgewater State University took third place with 91.

Southern Maine will travel to Dartmouth, Mass., next weekend for the UMass Dartmouth Invitational.



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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:49 am

Southern Maine Finishes Fourth at UMD Corsair Classic

NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass. -- Paced by a 1-2-3 finish in the pole vault, the University of Southern Maine men’s outdoor track and field team finished fourth among the 17 teams scoring at the annual UMD Corsair Classic Track and Field Invitational on Saturday.

In the pole vault competition, freshman Ron Helderman (Madison, Maine) took the top spot on the podium clearing 4.25 meters (13-11 ¼). Classmate Jacob Moody (Wells, Maine) and junior Ryan Turner (Lebanon, Maine/Winslow) followed Helderman by clearing 4.10 meters (13-5 ¼) and 3.95 meters (12-11 ½), respectively. Moody also finished fourth overall (third for scoring) in the javelin with a throw of 49.02 meters (160-10).

Juniors Dan Webb (Acton, Maine/Sanford) and Chris Dunn (Kennebunk, Maine) earned wins on the track for the Huskies. Webb took first in the 400 meters with his time of 51.18 seconds while Dunn was first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase crossing the line in 10:17.90. Webb also finished fourth in the 200 with a time of 22.91.

Junior Zach Miller (Rochester, N.H./Spaulding) finished third in the 200 with a time of 22.59, and seventh in the 400 after crossing the line in 52.24. Senior Conor Sullivan (Scarborough, Maine) and sophomore Roger Charest (Auburn, Maine/Edward Little) finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 800 meters. Sullivan crossed the line in 2:01.20, and Charest had a time of 2:04.05. Junior Jon Clement (South Portland, Maine) placed sixth in the 1500 meters with his time of 4:23.51.

Bridgewater State University won the meet scoring 118 points. Bentley University was runner-up with 106.50 points, followed by Rhode Island College with 77, Southern Maine with 73 and the University of Massachusetts Boston with 63.

Southern Maine is back in action next Saturday competing at the Colby College Invitational.

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:54 am

Southern Maine Finishes Third at ERAU Spike’s Classic

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Sophomore Briana Pina (Cumberland, R.I.) won the hammer throw as the University of Southern Maine women’s outdoor track and field team finished third among the 25 teams competing at the two-day ERAU (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University) Spike’s Classic.

Southern Maine scored 71 points to finish third behind host Embry-Riddle and Bethune-Cookman University, which finished tied with 94 points.

On Friday, Pina took the hammer throw with a mark of 37.75 meters (123-10) to lead a 1-3-4-5 finish by the Huskies. Sophomores Ashley Belanger (Biddeford, Maine) and Melissa Bell (Portland, Maine/Deering) and junior Sabrina Sodders (Alstead, N.H./Fall Mountain) took the third through fifth scoring positions as the Huskies picked up 25 points. Belanger had a mark of 35.66 meters (117-0), followed by Bell with a throw of 35.11 meters (115-2) and Sodders with a spot of 33.94 meters (111-4).

Belanger and Sodders also scored in the shot put. Belanger had a best throw of 12.46 meters (40-10 ½) to finish second, and Sodders was eighth with a mark of 11.37 meters (37-3 ¾). Bell also picked up points for the Huskies in the discus with throw of 33.13 meters (108-8) to place seventh.

Sophomore Molly Gibeault (Brooklyn, Conn./Woodstock Academy) finished third in the pole vault clearing 3.20 meters (10-6). Rookie Rachel Ingram (Winthrop, Maine) had a fifth-place finish in the triple jump with a leap of 10.67 meters (35-0 ¼). Junior Natasha Wallace (Pittsfield, Maine/MCI) picked up a fourth-place finish in the javelin with a throw of 32.87 meters (107-10)

On the track, junior Brooke Davis (Clarendon, Vt./Mill River Union) was runner-up in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with her time of 12 minutes, 12.67 seconds. Davis’ time met the qualifying standard for the New England Division III Championships in May.

Senior Anna Whitaker (Cumberland, Maine/Greely) ran to a sixth-place finish in the 800 meters with her time of 2:25.61.

The Huskies return from their spring break Florida trip to compete next Saturday at the Brown University Invitational.



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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:55 am

VANCE WINS POLE VAULT AT FITCHBURG MEET

FITCHBURG, Mass. -- Keltie Vance won the pole vault competition for the Colby College women's outdoor track and field team at the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational on Saturday at Fitchburg State.

Vance had a leap of 10 feet, 11.75 inches to beat a field of 13. Katie Southworth was third for the Mules at 9-6.25 and Emily Geske finished sixth with an 8-6.25.

Jenna Athanasopoulos was second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.01 in a field of 24. Worcester State's Alyssa Jasper won the event in 16.91. Athanasopoulos also took ninth in the 200 dash (27.69).

The other second for the Mules came from a leap of 16-3 by Julia Rembetsy-Brown in the long jump. Arianna Cohen (15-2.75) was sixth for the Mules, Jobelle Bonete took eighth in 14-7, and Kate Kimball finished 10th with a 14-1.25.

Michaela Garrett was fifth in the hammer throw (130-03), eighth in the shot put (34-10.25), and 11th in the discus (93-03). Caitlin Lyons took fifth place in the discus (102-0) for the Mules.

Colby's Morgan Gallagher took fifth place in the triple jump with a 33-10.25, while teammate Catherine Haut was 10th with a 31-3.25.

Grace Dunn took eighth place for Colby in the 400 hurdles with a 1:11.10 clocking. Margaret Giles was ninth in 1:11.77 and Maggie Hojlo finished 10th with a 1:12.36.

Maddy Borek added a ninth for Colby in the 5,000 meters (20:03.19) and Kaleigh Hoffman was 10th in the javelin throw (100-05).

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Postby Tom Nolette » Sun Apr 05, 2015 4:55 am

TUCKER WINS 5,000 EVENT FOR COLBY MEN

WATERVILLE, Maine -- Jeff Tucker won the 5,000-meter run and helped the Colby College men's outdoor track and field team take three of the top five spots in the event at the Jim Sheehan Memorial Invitational at Fitchburg State on Saturday.

Tucker finished in 15 minutes, 52.12 seconds, while teammate Noel Feeney (16:00.51) was third and Chris Millman (16:01.84) took fifth.

Griffin Gagnon, Andrew Martinez, and Marcques Houston took second-place finishes for the Mules. Gagnon clocked a 4:11.89 in the 1,500 meters in a field of 70 runners. Martinez ran a 58.77 in the 400 dash, while Houston jumped 20-10.75 in the long jump.

Houston also took a tie for third with Colby teammate Mbasa Mayikana with a 40-8.25 in the triple jump. Pat Dickert took third place in the long jump (20-10) and was tied for sixth in the high jump (5-10).

Michael Hilton placed sixth in the pole vault (10-6) and fellow Mule Andy Fullerton was eighth in 9-00.25. Steven Parrott took a ninth in the hammer throw (133-03) and Colby had 10th-place finishes from Ryan Salerno in the javelin (148-04), Pedro Caballero in the 1,500 meters (4:20.07), and Will Hayes in the 800 meters (2:03.83).

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