March 28, 2009

Qasim Ellis Wins Two Events at Monmouth Season Opener

Qasim Ellis Wins Two Events at Monmouth Season Opener

Monmouth University Season Opener

Saturday, March 28th

Monmouth University - West Long Branch, N.J.

Cloudy, Damp - 40-45 Degrees


West Long Branch, N.J. - On a damp, cold day, Qasim Ellis (Farmingdale, N.Y./Farmingdale) won the long jump and triple jump at the Monmouth University season opener. Ellis long jumped 6.47m (21' 2 3/4") and triple jumped 13.12m (43' 2 1/2").

The 4x400m relay of Jermaine Carter (Rego Park, N.Y./Mt. St. Michael Academy), Gregory Denis (Tallahassee, Fla./Elmont Memorial), John Bates (Bronx, N.Y./Walton) and Samar Hall (Lindenhurst, N.Y./Lindenhurst) placed 2nd in 3:24.84, to qualify for the ECAC meet. The event had 19 schools and over 1,000 entries.

Additional Notable Performances -
400m - Jermaine Carter - 50.34 - 7th Place
3,000m Steeplechase - Sean Tiernan -10:30.33 - 2nd Place (7th on FSC All-Time List)
400 Intermediate Hurdles - Gregory Denis - 58.52 - 8th Place
                                            - Steven Brown - 58.75 - 9th Place
Long Jump - Naveed Mohammed - 5.98m (19' 7 1/2") 5th Place
4x100m Relay - Dan Billian, Mike Blanda, Nick Miller, Deshaun Thomas - 46.61 - 3rd Place
100m - Naveed Mohammed - 11.73 - 5th Place
           - Deshaun Thomas - 11.76 - 6th Place
200m - Naveed Mohammed 23.20 - 6th Place
100m Hurdles - Nicole Zarek - 17.97 - 5th Place - Personal Best (8th on FSC All-Time  List)

 

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