Hoyas Open Outdoor Track & Field Season at UVA Team Swashbuckle

Collin Leibold

March 25, 2012

Complete Results

WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University track & field team opened the 2012 outdoor season at the UVA Team Swashbuckle meet on Saturday. The Hoyas put up 10 BIG EAST Championship qualifying times as well as a duo of second-place relay times. The Hoyas traveled to Charlottesville, Va., for the one-day event.

On the women's side, All-American Amanda Kimbers (Baltimore, Md./McDonogh) went out and took first place in the women's 400-meter dash with a time of 55.03. Following close behind was Tenille Stoudenmire (San Diego, Calif./Rancho Bernardo) in second place (56.80).

The duo then combined with Chela Green (Nashville, Tenn./Ensworth) and London Finley (Los Angeles, Calif./St. Mary's Academy) in the women's 4x400-meter relay to take second place with a time of 3:40.06.

For the men, the 1,500-meter run was stacked with a foursome of Hoyas who ran qualifying times. Collin Leibold (Falls Church, Va./Gonzaga) was the first of the quartet to cross the finish line with a time of 3:52.46 with Dylan Sorensen (Zionsville, Ind./Zionsville), Ben Furcht (Ardmore, Pa./Lower Merion) and Mark Dennin (Gilbertsville, Pa./Boyerstown) right behind in ninth (3:52.52), 10th (3:52.95) and 11th place (3:53.60), respectively.

Sorensen followed up his performance in the 1,500 with a first-place finish in the men's 3,000-meter steeplechase, timing in at 9:18.41.

Toby Ulm (Marlborough, United Kingdom/St. John's School & Community College) finished second in the men's 800-meter run with a time of 1:52.50.

 

 

Taking third place in the men's 200-meter dash, Kevin Wilson (Virginia Beach, Va./Landstown/George Mason) ran 21.69 in his first time out for the Hoyas.

Biyerem Okengwu (Piscataway, N.J./Piscataway Township) took fourth place in the men's 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 14.61 to qualify for the BIG EAST Championships.

The foursome of Austin Perron (Philadelphia, P a./High School of Engineering and Science), Ulm, Wilson and Hansel Akers (Landisville, Pa./Hempfield) took second in the men's 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:10.98.

The Hoyas continue the season on March 30-31 as they split sites between the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif., and the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C.

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Schedules

February 18
All Day
Penn State Tune-Up
State College, Pa.
February 18
Individual Results
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 24
All Day
BIG EAST Championships
Staten Island, N.Y.
February 25
All Day
BIG EAST Championships
Staten Island, N.Y.
March 4
All Day
IC4A Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 5
All Day
IC4A Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 10
All Day
NCAA Championships
College Station, Texas
March 11
All Day
NCAA Championships
College Station, Texas