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Elissa Ingram Finishes in Second Place in Pole Vault to Pace Mount Track on Day One of NEC Championships

Landover, Md. (February 8, 2014)—Elissa Ingram finished in second place in the pole vault to pace the Mount track teams on the first day of the Northeast Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the Prince George’s County Sports and Learning Complex.  The Mount women’s team is in fourth place after the first day of competition while the men’s team is in sixth place.

The Mount women’s team is in fourth place after the first day of competition while the men’s team is in sixth place.  Sacred Heart leads the women’s field with 59 points, followed by Robert Morris (49), Saint Francis U (13), the Mount (11.5), LIU Brooklyn (9), Bryant (8), Fairleigh Dickinson (3), Wagner (2.5) and St. Francis Brooklyn (1).  For the men, Sacred Heart leads with 46 points, followed by LIU Brooklyn (22), Central Connecticut St. (22), Wagner (17), Robert Morris (17), the Mount (15), Saint Francis U (10) and Bryant (7).

Ingram finished in second place in the pole vault with a mark of 3.60m (11′ 9.75″) while Maryanna Oberg finished tied for eighth.   Kristen Galligan finished sixth in the 10,000m run for the Mountaineers.

In the men’s weight throw, Chase Boyle had a toss of 16.08m (52′ 9.25″) to finish in third place.  Teammate Eric Belt’s mark of 15.71m (51′ 6.5″) was good for sixth place.Coby Rosemier-Gussio finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 6.77m (22′ 2.5″) while Shane Holcomb was eighth in the 3,000m run.

Stephanie Borland had the top qualifying mark in the mile run at 5:16.57 while twin sister Maria had the third-fastest mark at 5:16.63.  The Borlands also qualified for the finals in the 800m run.

Helena Leyrer had the fifth-fastest mark in the 60m hurdles at 9.05 seconds and the sixth-best mark in the 400m dash (59.54).  Genamarie McCant moved to the finals with the third-best time in the 500m dash (1:18.80) and in the 200m dash (25.64).

Freshman Julian Woods had the top qualifying time in the 60m hurdles at 8.254 seconds while also qualifying for the finals in the 400m dash.  Jesse Langton and Tommy Gruschow qualified for the finals in the mile run with Joshua Poole posting the fourth-best qualifying time in the 500m (1:08.40).  Rosemier-Gussio’s time of 6.95 seconds in the 60m dash was the third-best qualifying time, while Kody Wilson and Chris Eltringham both advanced to the finals in the 800m run.

 

From:  http://www.mountathletics.com/sports/track/2013-14/releases/20140208q21azz

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