April 4, 2009
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Irish track and field squads wrapped up competition Saturday at the Mike Poehlein Invitational hosted by Purdue.
Women’s 800 Meters: Lindsey Ferguson finished fourth with a time of 2:15.98, Marissa Treece was fifth in 2:16.82, while Allison Schroeder finished sixth with a time of 2:17.01. Dominique Taylor finished 11th in 2:21.12 and Theresa Cattuna was 12th with a time of 2:21.55.
Women’s 1500 Meters: Lindsey Ferguson clocked in at 4:29.24 to finish second, just ahead of Marissa Treece in fourth at 4:33.17. Theresa Cattuna finished eighth with a time of 4:42.01, Abby Higgins was ninth at 4:42.33, Elizabeth McMahon finished 14th in 4:49.34 and Molly Sullivan was 25th with a time of 4:59.91.
Women’s 5000 Meters: Beth Tacl finished second with a time of 17:16.66, Molly Hirt was third at 17:42.23, Alissa Ott finished fifth in 17:51.97, Susanna Sullivan was 10th with a time of 18:25.22 and Analisa Sandoval clocked in at 18:58.87 to finish 16th.
Women’s 4×400-Meter Relay: Notre Dame finished fourth with a time of 3:56.89.
Women’s Pole Vault: Mary Saxer set a new Dave Rankin Track record with a top-vault mark of 4.30m (14-1 1/4). Women’s Long Jump: Jasmine Williams finished fifth with a mark of 5.56m (18-3), Maddie Buttinger finished ninth at 5.30m (17-4 3/4), Jaime Minor was 10th with a jump of 5.26m (17-3 1/4) and Sasha Blanchard finished 18th with a mark of 4.90m (16-1).
Women’s Triple Jump: Jaime Minor finished fourth with a jump of 11.30m (37-1).
Men’s 800 Meters: Jordan Rincon won the event in 1:51.41, followed by Balazs Molnar in second at 1:52.29, Kevin Labus in third at 1:53.58 and Randall Babb in fourth with a time of 1:53.79. Billy Buzaid finished seventh in 1:54.09, Mitch Lorenz was eighth with a time of 1:55.22, Max Cruz finished 11th in 1:57.09 and Brier Steenberge finished 19th with a time of 2:00.67.
Men’s 110-Meter Hurdles: Justin Schneider finished ninth with a tie of 15.61.
Men’s 400-Meter Hurdles: Matthew Brown finished third in 55.17.
Men’s 4×100-Meter Relay: Notre Dame finished eighth with a time of 43.81.
Men’s 4×400-Meter Relay: Notre Dame’s `A’ team won the event with a time of 3:14.82, while the `B’ squad finished fifth in 3:23.52.
Men’s Long Jump: Connor Paladino finished 11th at 6.20m (20-04 1/4).
Men’s Triple Jump: Eric Quick finished second with a jump of 14.77m (48-5 1/2).
Men’s Shot Put: Denes Veres finished third at 16.40m (53-9 3/4), John Belcher was fourth at 16.33m (53-7) and Andrew Hills finished fifth at 15.78m (51-9 1/4). Greg Davis finished 12th with a mark of 14.35m (47-1).
Men’s Discus Throw: John Belcher finished third with a toss of 45.48m (149-2). Denes Veres finished 14th with at 41.72m (136-10), Jeff Mensch was 15th with a mark of 41.62m (136-6) and Justin Schneider was 24th at 37.71m (123-9).
Men’s Javelin Throw: Tray Morgan finished fourth with a mark of 51.25m (168-2).