February 15, 2011

Men and Women Excel at CTC Championships

Men and Women Excel at CTC Championships

- Men Finish Second, Women Place Sixth -

Collegiate Track Conference Championships

Wesleyan University - Middletown, Conn.

Saturday, February 12, 2011


Middletown, Conn. - The men's indoor track team scored 117.5 points and the women 53, to finish second and sixth, respectively, in the Collegiate Track Conference Championships on Saturday, February 12th at Wesleyan University. The men's scored in 14 events with three gold, three silver and six bronze medal winners. The women scored in nine events with three gold and one bronze medal winner. Additionally, the men's team added two new ECAC qualifiers and the women set a new school record.

Sophomore Corine Magee (Mastic, N.Y./William Floyd) was the star of the women's team winning the 55m (7.25) and the 200m in a new school record 25.83. This is the fourth time in the last two years that Magee has set the 200m record. She also ran the anchor legs on the third place 4x200m and fourth place 4x400m relays.

The pole vaults - Joe Verderber (1st place), John Verderber (2nd) and Alex Schafer (6th) scored 21 points to lead the team. The 35lb. weight throwers were right behind the pole vault as John Roselle (2nd place), Ed Brown (3rd) and Mike Jang (5th) accounted for 18 points. 

Sophomore Donnell Jones (Brooklyn, N.Y./Valley Stream Central) scored in four events. Jones won the 55m in a personal best 6.56, placed third in the long jump (6.64m/21' 9 1/2") as well as led off the third place 4x200m and 4x400m relays.

 

Medal Winners and ECAC Qualifiers

Men-

55m Hurdles - Steve Brown - 8.19, 3rd Place

55m - Donnell Jones - 6.56, 1st Place (Personal Best)

500m - Greg Denis - 1:07.79, 3rd Place (ECAC Qualifier)

4x200m Relay - Donnell Jones, Steve Brown, Akeem Watts, Deshaun Thomas - 1:36.09, 3rd Place

4x400m Relay - Donnell Jones, Greg Denis, Akeem Watts, Steve Brown - 3:29.15, 3rd Place

35lb. Weight Throw - John Roselle - 16.58m (54' 4 3/4"), 2nd Place

                               - Ed Brown - 16.26m (53' 4 1/4"), 3rd Place

                               - Mike Jang - 15.47m (50' 9 1/4"), 5th Place (ECAC Qualifier, Personal Best)

Pole Vault - Joe Verderber - 4.40m (14' 5 1/4"), 1st Place

                 - John Verderber - 4.10m (13' 5 1/4"), 2nd Place (#6 on FSC All-Time List)

Long Jump - Qasim Ellis - 6.70m (21' 11 3/4"), 2nd Place

                  - Donnell Jones - 6.64m (21' 9 1/2"), 3rd Place

Triple Jump - Qasim Ellis - 14.33m (47' 1/4"), 1st Place

 

Women-

55m - Corine Magee - 7.25, 1st Place

200m - Corine Magee - 25.83, 1st Place (New School Record)

4x200m Relay - Kathleen Clermont, Faustine Chukwuezi, Victoria Mandat, Corine Magee - 1:48.57, 3rd Place

Triple Jump - Faustine Chukwuezi - 10.97m (36'), 1st Place

 

Team Scores

Men-

1. Rowan (123)

2. Farmingdale State (117.5)

3. DeSales (87)

4. Stockton (84)

5. St. Thomas Aquinas (77)

6. NJIT (71)

7. Molloy (50)

8. Stevens (37)

9. CCNY (36)

10. Ramapo (33)

11. Montclair State (31.5)

12. Rutgers-Newark (28)

13. St. Joseph's (13)

14. Medgar Evers (8)

T15. Hunter (5)

T15. Holy Family (5)

17. York (N.Y.) (4)

18. Queens (3)

19. Mount Saint Mary (2)

 

Women-

1. Rowan (136)

2. NJIT (95)

3. Georgian Court (94.5)

4. Stockton (77)

5. DeSales (55)

6. Farmingdale State (53)

7. Montclair State (47)

8. Ramapo (42.5)

9. Stevens (40.5)

10. Molloy (39)

11. CCNY (36)

12. Holy Family (35)

13. St. Thomas Aquinas (21)

T14. Queens (10)

T14. Hunter (10)

16. Lehman (6.5)

17. Wesleyan (6)

18. Mount Saint Mary (5)

19. Medgar Evers (4)

T20. St. Joseph's (3)

T20. York (N.Y.) (3)

 

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