Six Hoyas Advance to Saturday's Finals at 2007 NCAA East Regional Outdoor Championships
Red shirt sophomore Maggie Infeld qualified for tomorrow's final in the women's 1500m.

Red shirt sophomore Maggie Infeld qualified for tomorrow's final in the women's 1500m.

May 25, 2007

Washington, D.C. - The Georgetown University outdoor track & field team completed Friday action at the 2007 NCAA East Regional Championships in Gainesville, Fla.

Graduate student Fleet Hower (Marion, Va./Marion) highlighted the afternoon by qualifying in the 5000m for the upcoming NCAA Outdoor Championships in Sacramento, Calif. on June 6-9. Hower placed fifth in the 5000m in 13:54.51

Georgetown had great success in the 1500m trials on Friday, qualifying three women and two men for tomorrow's finals. For the women, graduate student Hilary Bontz (Fort Collins, Colo./Columbia University) ran the second fastest time of the day in 4:19.64, her best mark as a Hoya. Red shirt sophomore Maggie Infeld (University Heights, Ohio/Beaumont) also ran a season best, finishing fourth overall in 4:20.83, while junior Joanna Rodgers (Fairfax, Va./NC State) was 11th in 4:28.33. Saturday's final is set to begin at 6 p.m.

Sophomore Andrew Bumbalough (Brentwood, Tenn./Brentwood Academy) and junior Matt Debole (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) advanced in the men's 1500m. Bumbalough was fourth in 3:45.35, while DeBole was tied for sixth in 3:45.70. The pair is scheduled for tomorrow's final at 5:50 p.m.

Also moving onto tomorrow is senior Nana Hanson-Hall (New Rochelle, N.Y./New Rochelle) in the women's 800m, which will start at 7 p.m. Hanson-Hall grabbed the last spot, running 2:07.79 for eighth.

Live results for Saturday can be found on the University of Florida athletic web site by clicking here.

 

 

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