April 24, 2009
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Irish track and field squads opened competition at the Drake Relays and Hillsdale Relays on Friday.
Drake Relays Results
Men’s Pole Vault: Matt Schipper won the event with a mark of 5.30m (17-4 1/2.)
Women’s Pole Vault: Mary Saxer finished sixth after clearing 4.00m (13-1 1/2).
Hillsdale Relays Results
Men’s 5000 Meters: Mat Abernethy finished 19th with a time of 15:41.87.
Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles: Matthew Brown finished 21st in 55.77.
Men’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase Invitational: Kelly Lynch finished eighth in 9:23.43.
Men’s Long Jump: Connor Paladino finished 18th with a jump of 6.40m.
Women’s 3000-Meter Steeplechase Invitational: Stephanie Socias finished 11th with a time of 11:17.34.
Women’s Shot Put: Rudy Atang finished eighth with a mark of 14.15m.
Women’s Long Jump: Jasmine Williams finished ninth with a jump of 5.57m.
The Irish will continue competition on Saturday.