Rams with Five More NCAA Qualifiers at St. Anthony's
St. John's Invitational @ St. Anthony's HS - December 8, 2010
South Huntington, N.Y. - The men's and women's indoor track team qualified for the NCAA Championships in five events and added six new ECAC qualifiers and a new school record at Wednesday night's St. John's Invitational held at St. Anthony's High School.
Sophomore Corine Magee (Mastic, N.Y./William Floyd) ran 7.67 (7.75 trials) to win the 60m Dash and qualify for the NCAA's for the second straight year. Her 60m time converts to 55m for the NCAA's, in a time of 7.12, which breaks her previous school record. Corine also broke her own school record to win the 200m Dash in an ECAC qualifying time of 25.95.
Sophomore Vicky Mandat (West Babylon, N.Y./North Babylon) ran 9.14 (9.26 trials) to qualify for the National meet in the 60m Hurdles. Her perfomance converted to 55m for the NCAA's, resulted in a time of 8.50 which breaks her previous record.
Junior Deshaun Thomas (Jamaica, N.Y./Thomas Edison) won the 60m Dash in a national qualifying 6.86 (7.00 final) and won the 200m in an ECAC qualifying 22.70. This moves him to #6 on the All-Time 200m list. His time converted for the 55m Dash at the NCAA's was 6.38, which places him at #2 on the Rams All-Time 55m List.
Senior Qasim Ellis (Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale) qualified for the nationals in both the Long Jump and Triple Jump. Qasim long jumped 7.10m (23' 3 1/2"), #4 on the All-Time list, and Triple Jumped 14.31m (46' 11 1/2"), #2 on the All-Time list.
Long Jump: Faustine Chukwuezi, 5.34m (17' 6"), ECAC qualifier, #2 on All-Time list
200m: Kasey Estelle, 26.99, #5 on All-Time list
400m: Marjorie Diemicke, 64.51, # 9 on All-Time list
800m: Jessica Josema, 2:25.87, #4 on All-Time list
Pole Vault: Joanna Pavone, 2.40m (7' 10"), #2 on All-Time list
Shot Put: Mike Jang, 14.36m (47' 1 1/2"), ECAC qualifier, #5 on All-Time list, personal best; John Roselle, 13.42m (44' 1/2"), #10 on All-Time list, personal best
Pole Vault: Joe Verderber 4.40m (14'), ECAC qualifier, # 3 on All-Time list, personal best; Alex Schafer, 3.90m (13'), #6 on All-Time list; Mike Nguyen, 3.60m (11' 9 3/4"), #10 on All-Time list, personal best
35Lb. Weight Throw: John Roselle, 15.50m (50' 10 1/4"), #3 on All-Time list, personal best