Rams Finish Strong Before ECAC's at Last Chance Meet

Rams Finish Strong Before ECAC's at Last Chance Meet

Rams Finish Strong at Last Chance Meet

Randall's Island, N.Y. - The men's and women's outdoor track team finished the regular season in peak form at the Last Chance Meet on May 8 and 9, leading into the ECAC and National Championships. The team had a National provisional quallifier, two additional ECAC qualifiers, improved existing qualifying performances in three events and set 10 personal best at the two day meet.

Sophomore Qasim Ellis (Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale) placed fourth in the Triple Jump in a personal best 14.20m (46' 7 1/2"). This is a National provisional qualifying standard and improves on his ECAC qualifying standard. Qasim moves to #4 on the All-Time Triple Jump list.

Senior Naveed Mohammed (Central Islip, N.Y./Central Islip) qualified for the ECAC Championships in two events. Naveed ran 22.17 (22.22 trials) in the final of the 200m and Long Jumped 6.78m (22' 3") to get into the meet. Naveed moves to #10 on the All-Time 200m list.

Personal Bests

Jermaine Carter: 400m - 49.31 - improves ECAC qualifying standard

Steven Brown: 110m High Hurdles - 15.54 - improves ECAC qualifying standard

Sean Daly: 1500m - 4:11.19

Romaine Thomas: 400m Intermediate Hurdles - 59.72

DeShaun Thomas: 200m - 22.61

Samar Hall: 400m - 50.30

Mike Blanda: 400m - 54.18

Nicole Zarek: 400m Hurdles - 77.64 - Moves to #10 on All-Time list

Ryan Bodine: Discus - 38.58m (126' 7")