Track and Field Successful at Penn State
Feb. 13, 2007
STATE COLLEGE, Penn. -- For the second straight weekend, freshman Lindsay Dolan has set a school record, this weekend in the 55 meter hurdles. Her time of 8.21 broke an 11-year record previously set by Jennifer Kalanick in 1995.
Led by Dolan, the women's track and field squad garnered six top 20 finishes at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. Chante Sessoms took home 8th place in the long jump with a mark of 5.61m. Camelia Morman's mark of 11.73m in the triple jump earned her 6th place honors. Sessoms also placed in the top 15 in the 400 meter dash, taking home 12th place with a time of 56.11. In the Carolina Classic on the campus of the University of North Carolina, the women's team took home four top 10 honors. In the shot put, Amy Mueller and Danielle Eiler finished 7th and 10th respectively, with marks of 13.19m and 12.47m. Charlene Grady placed 7th in the weight throw with a mark of 14.09m. Lindsey Rosales' mark of 3.50m earned her 2nd place plaudits in the pole vault.
As for the men, they took home seven top ten finishes at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup. Brandon Small won the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.77 Also placing in the top 20 were Christopher Richardson (15th, 49.98), Travis Covington (16th, 50.21), and Bryson Bowling (18th, 50.34). East Carolina took home 3rd, 5th, and 8th place in the 60 meter dash, with Adian Sanderson placing in the top three with a time of 6.84. Jerek Hewitt's 6.87 earned him 5th while Anthony Green took home 8th with a time of 6.93. Kevin Thompson finished 5th in the 200 meter dash. Hewitt finished 7th (21.96) and Sanderson was 9th (22.01). The 4x400 mtere relay team took home 3rd place honors with a time of 3:15.27. Eric Frasure's mark of 20.04 earned him 2nd place in the weight throw event. Terrance Myers finished 4th with a mark of 19.31m.
East Carolina returns to action next weekend when the squads travel to Virginia Tech Feb. 16-17 in the final meet before the Conference USA Indoor Championships.