Mandat Breaks School Record in 55m Hurdles

Mandat Breaks School Record in 55m Hurdles

- Magee wins two events -

Wesleyan Invitational #3 - Saturday, January 23rd, 2010
Wesleyan University - Middletown, Conn.

Middletown, Conn. - Freshman Victoria Mandat (West Babylon, N.Y./North Babylon) won the 55m hurdles in a school record 8.78, improving her previous ECAC qualifying mark. Freshman Corine Magee (Mastic Beach, N.Y./William Floyd) won the 55m in 7.31 (7.43 trials) and the 200m in 26.50. Freshman Faustine Chukwuezi (Central Islip, N.Y./Central Islip), a National Triple Jump qualifier, won the triple jump with a leap of 11.08m (36’ 4 1/4”)

The women’s team is ranked 20th nationally and has an NCAA qualifier as well as four individuals and one relay qualified for the ECAC Championships. They have broken four school records this season.


Additional Notable Performances:
55m hurdles – Nicole Zarek, 9.63 - New Personal Best - Remains #8 on FSC All-Time List
600m – Marjorie Diemicke, 1:47.09
             Melissa Bonilla, 1:50.03


The Rams travel to the New Balance Track and Field Center for the New Balance Collegiate Invitational on Friday, February 5th.