Syracuse runners turn in great weekend at Florida Relays, Stanford Invitational, Sam Howell Invitational

first_imgThe Syracuse track and field team finished a superb weekend, setting 14 personal records and one school record.The sprinters traveled down south to Gainesville, Fla., to compete in the Florida Relays. The distance runners split into two different groups, traveling west to California for the Stanford Invitational and south to Princeton to compete at the Sam Howell Invitational.At the Florida Relays, sprinters Sabrina Cammock, Bria Goodson, Rebecca Robinson and Shaina Harrison set a school record in the 4×100 meter race with a time of 45.46 seconds to finish 16th out of 52 schools.The mark was 0.21 seconds faster than the previous record set more than 10 years ago.Harrison set a new personal record in the 100-meter dash, sprinting to a 13th place finish, out of 59 runners, with a time of 11.56 seconds. She was just 0.07 seconds away from breaking the school record.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSU’s men’s hurdlers had an excellent performance in the 110-meter hurdles. Senior Donald Pollitt captured seventh, racing to his best time of the season with a 13.76 mark. Freshman Freddie Crittenden and junior Darren McCluskey each set new personal records in the event, finishing at 13.96 and 14.52 seconds respectively. At the Stanford Invitational sophomore MJ Erb captured first in his section in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and sixth overall with a personal record of 8:50.01.Junior Martin Hehir continued his successful year racing to a personal best and one of the top times in the NCAA East in the 5,000-meter run, coming in at 13:50.88, just four seconds shy of the school record.Senior Reed Kamysek and junior Juris Silenieks both set new personal records in the 10,000-meter run with times of 29:08.84 and 30:26.24, respectively.Senior Max Straneva, junior Daniel Lennon and redshirt junior Andrew Palmer all also set personal records in the 5,000-meter run with times of 4:00.45, 14:12.23 and 14:08.32, respectively.Freshman Kevyn Hoyos also set a new personal best in the same event at the Princeton Invitational, taking fifth overall with a time of 14:23.08.Redshirt senior Sarah Pagano set a new personal record in the women’s 5,000-meter race, running her first-ever sub-16 minute time with a 15:48.87 finish.Sophomore Margo Malone also set a new personal best in the race, clocking in at 16:21.51.Sophomore Elizabeth Reynolds set a new career best in the 8,000-meter run, finishing with a time of 2:17.75.
Syracuse next competes on April 17 at the ACC Outdoor Championships in Chapel Hill, N.C.compiled by Ari Gilberg, staff writer, [email protected] Comments Published on April 7, 2014 at 12:44 am Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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