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...
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
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|
|6||Montclair State||49||6||New Haven||48|
|8||Stevens Institute||46||8||Farmingdale St.||29|
|14||St. Joseph's (L.I.)||9||13||Unattached||7|
|15||Ramapo Alumni||8||15||Dominican (N.Y.)||6|