WEST HAVEN, CT - The Rutgers University women’s track and field team placed fifth out of 81 schools at the ECAC Championships hosted by Yale University.
Several members of the RU women’s team will posted national regional qualifying times and will compete in the NCAA Regionals in Gainseville, FL on May 28-29.
Pittsburgh was the ECAC Champion with 92.20 points, followed by Syracuse (64), Duke (54) Cornell (48.20) and Rutgers (46.50).
Shameka Marshall (Mizpah, NJ) was the ECAC champion in the long jump at 20-9. She qualified for the NCAA Regionals in the long jump as well as the 110 hurdles. The 4x100 relay team of Coryn Gomez (Somerset, NJ), Jacqueline Todd (Willingboro, NJ), Marshall, and Ariel Brockman (Marlton, NJ) set a school record at 46.40 and followed up that effort with a 46.41 effort to finish second overall. Marshall was also third in the 100 meter dash at 12.00.
Cycerli Ash (Beach Lake, PA) qualified for the NCAA Regionals with a fourth place finish in the discus with a throw of 154-1, while Jen Austin (Garfield, NJ) finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 151-0 which qualified her for the NCAA Regionals. Amonica Phipps (Amherst, VA) placed fourth in the 800-meter dash and qualified for the NCAA Regionals with a time of 2:10.61
Kerry Ann Mitchell (East Orange, NJ) tied for fourth in the high jump at 5-8,
a mark that qualified her for the NCAA Regionals. Kahimah Liverman (Paterson,
NJ) qualifed for the NCAA Regionals with a 6th place finish in the triple-jump
with a mark of 39-5 ¾.
Full results of the IC4A’s can be found at http://yalebulldogs.collegesports.com/