Jan. 11, 2010
The Sacred Heart men's and women's track & field teams return to action over the weekend competing at the Army Carleton Crowell Open and the 28th Annual Yale Track Classic. The Pioneers saw their first action since competing at the Harvard Open in early December.
At the Army Crowell Open, senior Kerry Ojeda (Coram, NY) won the pole vault, clearing the bar at 3.30 meters. Freshman teammate Lauren Sudbey (Sandy Hook, CT) took fourth in the event with a height of 3.15 meters.
In the shot put, sophomore Christine Middleton (Colchester, CT) finished third with a throw of 12.04 meters. Sophomore Chantaul Smith (New Britain, CT) finished ninth with a throw of 10.87 meters. In the weight throw Smith was eighth with a throw of 14.07 meters and Middleton was ninth with a throw of 13.98 meters. In the high jump, senior Tyler Teaton (Nanuet, NY) finished fourth clearing a height of 1.45 meters.
In the heptathlon, senior Keith Rowe (Taunton, MA) finished second with a total of 4,480 points. Sophomore Joseph Toledo-Quinones (Groton, CT) finished eighth (3841 points) and junior Daniel Galanto (East Hampton, NY) took ninth (3694 points). In the pentathlon, senior Bonnie Kilis (Marlborough, CT) took second place with 3,114 points. Freshman Molly Hurkett (Woburn, MA) was seventh (2421 points) and freshman Ashley Beck (Nesconset, NY) finished eighth (2303 points).
In the long jump, senior Brett Luongo (North Attleboro, MA) finished sixth with a leap of 5.81 meters. Freshman Matthew Wagner (Brookhaven, NY) was seventh in the weight throw with a throw of 14.28 meters.
At the Yale meet, sophomore Bertony Jean-Louis (Norwalk, CT) recorded a victory in the 60 meter hurdles. Jean-Louis was first with a time of 8.12 seconds, a New England and IC4A qualifying time. R-Freshman teammate Jeremy Rosado (Brooklyn, NY) was second, also posting a New England and IC4A qualifying time of 8.24 seconds. Junior Peter Conti (Mansfield, MA) was the third Pioneer to finish in the top-five in the event, taking fourth in a New England Championship qualifying time of 8.34 seconds.
In the 3000 meters, grad student John Kenworthy (Gloversville, NY) finished second with a time of 8:36.28 seconds.
For the women, sophomore Ashley Matakevich (Stratford, CT) picked-up a fourth place finish in the triple jump and a sixth place finish in the long jump. Matakevich posted a jump of 10.73 meters in the triple jump and a leap of 5.27 meters.
Junior Angelica Johnson (Little Ferry, NJ) finished seventh in the 60 meter dash, posting a New England Championship qualifying time of 7.70 seconds. Junior Samantha Troy (Lebanon, CT) ran eighth in the mile, clocking in at 5:24.48 seconds.