Pioneers Complete Day One in NEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships
(West Long Branch, NJ) - The Pioneer Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field team competed in Day One of the Northeast Conference Championships at Monmouth University.
In the Women 100 Meter Dash, Seanne Denny qualified for the finals with a time of 12.44, while teammate Angelica Johnson joined her in qualifying with at time of 12.46, finishing sixth and seventh respectively to earn the team five points.
In the Women 1500 Meter Run, Brittany Lane, Brittany Llobell, and Kimberly DeLoreto all qualified for the finals. Lane ran a time of 4.49.50, Llobell came in at 4.49.70, and DeLoreto finished in 4:50.30.
Megan Papp finished fourth in the Women 1000 Meter Run, finishing in 38:44.16 for five points.
Bonnie Kilis qualified for the finals Women 100 Meter Hurdles with a 14.88 and the Women 40 Meter Hurdles with ECAC qualifying time of 1:01.99.
The Women 4x800 Meter Relay team of Catherine Westby, Brianna Castrogivanni, Paddock, and Llobell finished seventh, earning the team two points with a time of 9:34.28.
Brittany Battis set a personal best with a leap of 3.30m in Women Pole Vault for a second place finish at eight points.
In the Men 110 Meter Hurdles, Jeremy Rosado and Bertony Jean-Louis finished first and second respectively, with IC4A qualifying times of 14.54 and 14.79. Rosado also qualified for the finals in the Men 400 Hurdles with a time of 54.41.
Andrew Houghtalen qualified in the Men 800 Meter Run with a time of 1:54.87. He and Jeffrey Lusignan both qualified in the Men 1500 Meter Run as well. Lusignan ran a 3:58.68, while Houghtalen came in at 3:59.30. Richard Marcello finished seventh in the Men 10000 Meter Run, earning the team two points. The Men 4x800 Meter Relay team of Daniel Koehler, Houghtalen, Lusignan, and Patrick Peterson finished third, earning the team six points with an IC4A qualifying time of 7:42.14.
Kwame Banahene qualified in the Men 100 Meter Dash with a time of 11.25.
Through six events, the Women's team sits in third place with 39 points, and Men are in fifth with 21 points.