Track Wins Team Championship at New York Relays

Track Wins Team Championship at New York Relays

Track Wins Team Championship at New York Relays

- Men Finish 1st of 16 teams; Gina Pierre Breaks School Record in Hammer Throw -

Randall's Island, N.Y. - The men's outdoor track team scored 163 points to defeat 15 teams for the team championship at the New York Relays on Friday, April 10th at Icahn Stadium. The men's team won two events, placed second in eight events, three third place finishes, and six fourth place. Sophomore Gina Pierre (Wyandanch, N.Y./St. John the Baptist) won the Hammer Throw and broke her own school record.

Ramapo College finished in second place with 135.5 points. Following in third and fourth place, respectively, was Division I Columbia University (110 points) and Manhattan College (36 points).

Pierre's record-breaking throw bettered her record by an outstanding four feet, with a toss of 38.57m (126' 6"). The women's team scored 18 points to place 11th.



First Place

4x100m Relay, "A" Team - Jason Chin Chitty, Naveed Mohammed, Jermaine Carter, Joe Scher,  42.62, ECAC Qualifier, #7 on All-Time list

3000m Steeplechase - Sean Tiernan, 10:21.46, he moved from #7 to #5 on All-Time list

Second Place

Long Jump - Qasim Ellis, 6.61m (21' 8 1/4")

Triple Jump - Qasim Ellis, 13.31m (43' 8")

High Jump - Steve Brown, 1.87m (6' 2")

100m - Naveed Mohammed, 11.39

200m - Naveed Mohammed, 22.80

400m - Jermaine Carter, 49.94, ECAC Qualifier

5000m - Sean Daly, 16:26.24, personal best

4x400m Relay - Greg Denis, John Bates, Samar Hall, Jermaine Carter, 3:25.77

Third Place

400m Intermediate Hurdles - Greg Denis, 56.72

Triple Jump - Anthony Williams, 12.39m (40' 7 3/4")

4x100m Relay, "B" Team - Dan Billian, Mike Blanda, Earl Noel, DeShaun Thomas, 45.35

3000m Steeplechase - Sarah Pope, 13:55.76, personal best, she moved to #2 on All-Time list

Fourth Place

5000m - Adam Sadler, 16:49.15, personal best

400m - John Bates, 50.66, personal best

400m Intermediate Hurdles - Steve Brown, 56.82, personal best

Long Jump - Naveed Mohammed, 6.46m

Discus - John Roselle, 39.91m, personal best

100m - DeShaun Thomas, 11.63


The Rams will now be competing in the Collegiate Track Conference (CTC) Championship on Saturday-Sunday, April 18-19th at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.