Georgetown has Success on Day Two at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Championships
May 16, 2009
Princeton, N.J. - The Georgetown University men's and women's track & field squads continued to perform well on the second day of the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Championships held at Princeton University on Saturday. The Hoyas qualified for Sunday's finals in 14 different events and had the top time in two different races.
On the women's side, middle distance continued to show strength with three Hoyas placing in the top four of the 800 meters. Maggie Infeld (University Heights, Ohio/Beaumont) led the way with a 2:04.44 to win the trial, this time was a season best and moved her into the top ten on Georgetown's all-time listing. Finishing third and fourth were junior Renee Tomlin (Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) running a 2:06.91 and Emily Infeld (University Heights, Ohio/Beaumont) clocking a 2:06.05, both were season records.
Also putting in a strong performance was the 4x400 relay squad of Erika Moses (Redlands, Calif./Columbia), Abigail Johnson (Willingsboro, N.J./Milton Hershey), Deidra Sanders (Memphis, Tenn./Eastern) and London Finley (Los Angeles, Calif./St. Mary's Academy). The team won the event and advanced to the final with a time of 3:38.86. This was a season best for the squad by one-one hundredths of a second and one of the many NCAA regional qualifying times throughout the day.
The 4x800 relay team finished fourth clocking an 8:51.83 and rounding out the distance races was Lauren Borduin (Columbia, Mo./Rock Bridge) who took tenth to qualify for the 1,500 meters final with a season-best 4:27.37.
Also qualifying to compete on Sunday was Finley in the 100 hurdles and Sarah Wernick (Florence, Mass./Northampton) in the 200 meters. Finley ran a 14.23 in the trial to finish second in her heat and eighth overall. In the semifinals she was sixth overall after placing third in her heat with a season-high time of 14.06. Wernick ran a season best in the 200 with a 24.26 placing her eighth overall and second in her heat.
For the men, Chris Kinney (Stockbridge, Ga./Stockbridge) turned in the performance of the day taking second in the 110 hurdles running a 14.06. In the same event, Kamryn Austin (Ewing, N.J./Ewing) placed ninth with a season-high 14.29 to advance to Sunday's final as well.
Liam Boylan-Pett (Bath, Mich/Columbia) finished fourth in the 800 meters clocking in at 1:49.77 to mark his season best, also qualifying was Alex Bean (Somers, N.Y./Somers) who was sixth with a 1:49.35 running a top personal time for the year.
Others qualifying for Sunday's finals were Sean Suber (Mitchellville, Md./DeMatha) in the 200 meters and the 4x400 relay squad. Suber just beat his season best finishing seventh in a time of 21.39. The men's 4x400 relay team finished eighth putting together a time of 3:13.73.
Sunday will be the final day of competition at Weaver Stadium. Georgetown's athletes will begin competing around 10 a.m.