April 18, 2010
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Irish track and field squads wrapped up weekend competition with a successful Saturday as Notre Dame earned six first-place finishes on the final day of action.
At the Mt. SAC Relays, Joanna Schultz won the women’s 400-meter hurdles and Eric Quick finished first in the men’s triple jump at the Long Beach Invitational. At Purdue’s Dave Rankin Invitational, Marissa Treece won the women’s 1500 meters, Miklos Szebeny finished first in the men’s 100-meter dash, Rebecca Tracy was the top runner in the women’s 800 meters and Balazs Molnar won the men’s 400-meter hurdles.
Next weekend, the Irish will head to the Drake Relays and the Hillsdale Relays.
Mt. SAC Relays Results
Women’s 400m Hurdles: Joanna Schultz won the event with a time of 58.47, just ahead of Loughborough’s Justine Kinney in second at 58.53.
Men’s 800m: Jack Howard finished seventh in 1:50.66. UC Irvine’s Charles Jock won the event in 1:48.21.
Long Beach Invitational Results
Men’s Triple Jump: Eric Quick was the top jumper at 14.82m (48-07 1/2), edging Bruce McCall, competing unattached, in second at 14.68m (48-02).
Women’s 100m Hurdles: Nevada Sorenson finished 12th in 14.42. Idaho’s Christie Gordon was the top hurdler in 13.70.
Women’s 800m: Kelly Langhans finished seventh with a time of 2:09.99, Abby Higgins was eighth in 2:10.26 and Natalie Johnson finished 12th in 2:12.38. Seattle Pacific’s Jessica Pixler was the top runner in 2:04.89.
Dave Rankin Invitational
Women’s Hammer: Madeline Casanova finished 12th at 45.23m (148-05), while Mason Bashaw finished 18th in 40.13m (131-08).
Men’s Hammer: Mitchell Gormley finished fourth at 57.78m (189-07), John Belcher finished sixth at 54.82m (179-10) and Greg Davis was seventh at 54.32m (178-02). Andrew Hills finished ninth at 53.40m (175-02), Denes Veres was 11th at 50.32m (165-01) and Mike Smigelski was 18th at 46.25m (151-09).
Men’s Shot Put: Andrew Hills finished second with a mark of 16.97m (55-08 1/4), Denes Veres finished sixth at 16.74m (54-11 1/4) and John Belcher finished seventh in 16.53m (54-02 3/4). Anthony Thomas finished 10th in 14.70m (48-02 3/4) and Greg Davis was 12th at 13.59m (44-07).
Women’s Long Jump: Jasmine Williams finished third at 5.89m (19-04), Maddie Buttinger was seventh at 5.52m (18-01 1/2) and Lauren Leniart finished inth at 5.12m (16-09 3/4).
Men’s High Jump: Doug Onuscheck finished fourth with a height of 1.95m (6-04 3/4).
Men’s Discus: Anthony Thomas finished fifth at 47.02m (154-03), John Belcher was seventh at 44.23m (145-06) and David Anderson finished 12th at 41.53m (136-03). Ted Glasnow finished 19th at 37.03m (121-06), Justin Schneider was 20th at 35.92m (117-10) and Dean Odegard finished 21st at 35.71m (117-02).
Women’s Triple Jump: Lauren Leniart finished fifth at 10.70m (35-01 1/4).
Men’s 100m: Miklos Szebeny was the top sprinter with a time of 10.74. Tyrell Atkins finished sixth in 11.01, Sean Lindbloom was 10th in 11.37, Justin Schneider finished 11th in 11.54, Ted Glasnow was 13th in 11.89 and Dean Odegard finished 14th in 11.90.
Women’s 800m: Rebecca Tracy won the event with a time of 2:10.58. Allison Schroeder finished fifth at 2:15.21, Marissa Treece was 12th in 2:21.12, Angela Ryck finished 21st in 2:24.65 and Rachel Boggs was 27th in 2:27.44.
Men’s 800m: Trent Sayers was the top Irish finisher in seventh at 1:54.51. Brier Steenberge finished 10th in 1:55.16, Max Cruz was 16th in 1:56.46, Jim Notwell finished 18th in 1:57.80 and Zac Suriano was 25th in 2:03.97.
Women’s 400m Hurdles: Ericka Nowell finished fourth at 1:04.07.
Men’s 400m Hurdles: Balazs Molnar was the top runner with a time of 54.42.