Two Qualify for Nationals at Ramapo Invitational

Two Qualify for Nationals at Ramapo Invitational

- Ellis and Chukwuezi qualify for another National Championship -


Mahwah, N.J. - Indoor track Triple Jump All-Americans, senior Qasim Ellis (Farmingdale, N.Y.) and sophomore Faustine Chukwuezi (Central Islip, N.Y.) provisionally qualified for their second National Championship's this year.

Qasim won the Men's Triple Jump and broke the school record with a jump of 14.53m (47' 8") to qualify for both the ECAC and National meets. The previous record was 47' 4" by Glen Graepel set in 1966. This was the oldest existing school record on the books.

Faustine placed 2nd in the Women's Triple Jump with a national provisional and ECAC qualifying leap of 11.40m (37' 5"). This improves her #2 performance on the All-Time triple jump list.

The team also had six additional ECAC qualifiers...

Women

Corine Magee - 100m, 3rd place, 12.52; 200m, 5th place, 26.10

Vicky Mandat - 100m Hurdles, 5th place, 15.38

4x100m Relay - Vicky Mandat, Kathleen Clermont, Katherine Hoskins, Corine Magee, 50.36, 3rd place, Improves to #4 on All-Time list

Men

Greg Denis - 400m Intermediate Hurdles, 1st place, 56.19

Steve Brown - 110m High Hurdles, 2nd place, 15.51

 

Other notable performances:

Deshaun Thomas - 100m, 4th place, 11.40; 200m, 3rd place, 22.40

Sean Tiernan - 3000m Steeplechase, 2nd place, 9:58.78

4x400m Relay - Steve Brown, Daquan Grant, Deshaun Thomas, Greg Denis, 3rd place, 3:25.91

John Roselle - Hammer Throw, 5th place, 47.27m (155' 1"), Personal best, Improves to #3 on All-Time list

John Verderber - Pole Vault, 6th place, 14' 1", Ties #3 on All-Time list

Katherine Hoskins - 100m, 6th place in "B" final, 13.32, #9 on All-Time list

 

Men's Team Scores   Women's Team Scores
Rank Team Name Score   Rank Team Name Score
1 Ramapo 106   1 St. Peter's 168.5
2 Northeastern 95   2 Northeastern 115.5
3 TCNJ 85   3 TCNJ 101
4 Farmingdale St. 77   4 Ramapo 74
5 Delhi 54   5 Montclair State 57.5
6 Montclair State 49   6 New Haven 48
7 NYU 48   7 Stevens Institute 36.5
8 Stevens Institute 46   8 Farmingdale St. 29
9 Cobleskill 37   8 Vassar 29
10 St. Peter's 29   10 NYU 21
11 New Haven 20   11 Lehman 15
12 Vassar 19   12 Rutgers-Newark 14
13 Unattached 11   13 Cobleskill 7
14 St. Joseph's (L.I.) 9   13 Unattached 7
15 Ramapo Alumni 8   15 Dominican (N.Y.) 6
16 Manhattanville 6   16 Delhi 5
16 Rutgers-Newark 6   17 Manhattanville 3
18 Felician 3        

 

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