January 16, 2009

Indoor Track Competes in Gotham Cup

Indoor Track Competes in Gotham Cup

NYC Gotham Cup
New Balance Track & Field Center


Manhattan, N.Y. - The men's and women's indoor track team ran at the NYC Gotham Cup on Friday, January 16th at the New Balance Track and Field Center in Manhattan, N.Y. Sophomore Qasim Ellis (Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale) improved on his ECAC Long Jump Qualifying mark with a leap of 6.86m (22'6"). Qasim currently ranks 5th on the ECAC List and 7th on the Farmingdale All-Time Top 10 list. Qasim is also a National provisional qualifier in the Triple Jump and #3 on the ECAC List.

Freshman Joe Scher (Franklin Square, N.Y./H.F. Carey) placed 6th in the 60m Dash Finals in 7.02, the same time he posted in the Trials. Joe is currently tied for the lead on the ECAC 55m Dash list with a 6.34 performance.

Senior Earl Noel (Yonkers, N.Y./Saunders) placed 10th in the Finals of the 60m High Hurdles in 8.67. Earl posted an 8.63 in the trials.

Additional Notable Performances:

Sean Daly - 1 mile - 4:37.51, Season best

4x400m Relay - Jason Chin Chitty, Greg Denis, John Bates, Jermaine Carter - 3:26.95, Season best

John Roselle - Shotput - 12.93m, 42' 5 1/4", Personal best, #10 All-Time List

John Roselle - 35lb. Weight Throw - 12.97m, 42' 6 3/4"

Sarah Pope - 1000m - 3:46.0, #10 All-Time list

Ali Smith - Triple Jump - 10.66m (34' 11 3/4"), #4 on All-Time list

 

The Rams will compete next at the Great Dane Invitational on Friday, January 23rd, held at the New Balance Track & Field Center in Manhattan, N.Y.

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