TCNJ INDOOR TRACK TEAMS OPEN OUTDOOR SEASON
Friday, March 28, 2008
Media Release March 28
Atlanta, GA…The College of New Jersey men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the outdoor season in stride on the opening day of the Emory Classic hosted by Emory University on Friday.
The Lions had several strong performances highlighted by the women’s shot put taking three of the top five places. Freshman Sarah Wehrhan (Dodge City, KS/The Peddie School) won the event just missing an ECAC mark with a distance of 11.10 meters. Classmate Cristina D’Amato (Madison, NJ/Madison) finished fourth with a toss of 10.68 meters, while sophomore Ashley Krauss (Flemington, NJ/Hunterdon Central) was fifth with a mark of 10.58 meters.
Krauss and Wehrhan also placed in the hammer throw taking second and third, respectively. Krauss had a distance of 40.63 meters and Wehrhan at 38.81.
In the high jump, junior Kristen Tricocci (Cinnaminson, NJ/Cinnaminson) placed third clearing a height of 1.56 meters, while sophomore Danielle Kedzerieski (Waldwick, NJ/Waldwick) was third in the javelin with a throw of 26.53 meters.
Junior Nicole Ullmeyer (West Long Branch, NJ/Shore Regional) competed in the longest race of the invitational running the 10,000 meters in 41:40.51 to place fourth overall.
On the men’s side, senior Brian Donatelli (Whitehouse Station, NJ/Hunterdon Central) claimed fourth in the hammer with distance of 43.18 meters and teammate Martin Brown (Verona, NJ/Verona) was eighth with a heave of 38.23 meters.
Senior Galen Johnson (South Plainfield, NJ/South Plainfield) had a strong first showing in the 3,000 steeplechase as he took fifth with a time of 9:48.90.
Senior Andy Lim (Lodi, NJ/Leonia) added another top to for TCNJ taking eighth in the long jump with a leap of 6.22 meters.