Women's Indoor Track and Field

Women Place Third; Magee Breaks School Record

Women Place Third at Ursinus Five Team Meet

- Magee breaks school record in the 200-meter -

Collegeville, Pa. - The Farmingdale State women's indoor track team placed third at the Ursinus College Five Team Meet on Friday, December 11th. Freshman Corine Magee (Mastic, N.Y./William Floyd) broke the school record in the 200-meter, winning the event with a time of 26.28. The previous record, held by Charmaine Dixon, was set in 1992. Corine also placed 2nd in the 55-meter in 7.43.

The women's team scored 79 points for the third place finish, taking 1st place in Magee's 200-meter win and also taking the 55m Hurdles as freshman Victoria Mandat (West Babylon, N.Y./North Babylon) won in 9.36. Ursinus won the meet with 194 points, taking 1st place in 7-of-16 events. Division I Coppin State narrowly beat Farmingdale for second place with 82 points. Division II Cheyney was fourth with 57 points and Cabrini finished fifth with 23 points.

Mandat's win in the 55m Hurdles was her second win in a row, while freshman teammate Casey Bergin (Syosset, N.Y./Syosset) placed second in 9.84.

Freshman Faustine Chukwuezi (Central Islip, N.Y./Central Islip) placed second in the Long Jump with a leap of 4.86m (15' 11 1/2") and third in the Triple Jump in 10.21m (33' 6").

Additional Highlights

55m: Kathleen Clermont, Tie 4th place, 7.73, #8 on All-Time list
800m: Melissa Bonilla, 5th place, 2:32.42, #9 on All-Time list

The women's team has now broken three school records in the first two meets of the season...

Gina Pierre - 20 Lb. Weight Throw, 44'
Corine Magee - 200m, 26.28
4x200m Relay - Clermont, Chukwuezi, Mandat, Mandat, Magee; 1:47.77

The Rams will have a break until 2010, when they compete in the Metropolitan Coaches Invitational on January 8th at the New Balance Track & Field Center in New York, N.Y.