March 29, 2009
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Irish track and field squads wrapped up competition at their first meets of the outdoor season.
Stanford Invitational Results
Women’s 800 Meters: Abby Higgins finished first in the section one race with a time of 2:10.84.
Arizona State Invitational
Women’s 200 Meters: Joanna Schultz finished seventh with a time of 24.37.
Women’s 400 Meters: Joanna Schultz won the event with a regional-qualifying time of 53.65, while Natalie Geiger finished fourth in 55.75.
Women’s 800 Meters: Natalie Johnson finished fifth in 2:11.20.
Women’s 100-Meter Hurdles: Maddie Buttinger clocked in at 15.08 to finish seventh.
Women’s High Jump: Maddie Buttinger recorded a mark of 1.70m (5-7) to finish fifth.
Women’s Triple Jump: Jaime Minor finished ninth with a mark of 11.51m (37-9 1/4).
Women’s Shot Put: Jaclyn Espinoza finished seventh with a toss of 14.05m (46-1 1/4).
Women’s Hammer Throw: Anna Weber finished fourth with a regional-qualifying mark of 57.52m (188-08).
Women’s Javelin Throw: Elise Knutzen finished eighth with a throw of 42.68m (140-00).
Men’s 200 Meters: Miklos Szebeny finished 16th with a time of 22.07.
Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles: Justin Schneider finished 15th with a time of 16.10.
Men’s 400 Meters: Balazs Molnar finished third with a regional-qualifying time of 51.79.
Men’s 4×400-Meter Relay: Notre Dame finished fifth with a time of 3:11.02.
Men’s Pole Vault: Kevin Schipper won the event with a regional-qualifying mark of 5.15m (16-10 3/4). Matt Schipper also set a regional qualifier with a jump of 5.05m (16-6 3/4), good enough for fourth.
Men’s Triple Jump: Eric Quick finished second with a jump of 14.66m (48-1 1/4).
Men’s Shot Put: John Belcher finished fourth with a mark of 16.56m (54-4). Denes Veres finished sixth at 16.42m (53-10 1/2), just ahead of Andrew Hills in seventh with a mark of 16.03m (52-7 1/4). Greg Davis finished 14th with a toss of 13.97m (45-10).
Men’s Javelin Throw: Justin Schneider finished 11th with a mark of 53.52m (175-07).
The Irish will compete at the Purdue Invitational April 3-4.