Indoor track has strong weekend at UK meet

GOBEARCATSDOTCOM Frida Akerstrom was fifth in the shot put at the Rod McCravy.
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Frida Akerstrom was fifth in the shot put at the Rod McCravy.
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Jan. 26, 2013

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The University of Cincinnati men's and women's indoor track & field teams wrapped the two-day Rod McCravy Invitational meet at the University of Kentucky Saturday and the weekend was full of impressive results for the Bearcats. UC went up against 18 nationally and regionally ranked teams and the Bearcats held their own against top competition.

Saturday's top 10 results included:

* Frida Akerstrom was fifth in the shot put (49' 0.25")

* The 4x400-meters relay team of Shanay Portis, Javette Lee, Jada Grant and Kenya Woodall placed fifth in 3:48.38

* Josh Dangel equaled his season best effort in the pole vault - 16' 8.75" - and finished fifth

* Bryan Cain was eighth in the 60-meters hurdles (8.12)

* Michael Nwankwo was eighth in the men's triple jump (48' 7.25")

* Portis finished ninth in the 60 meters (7.68)

In the men's heptathlon, Kyle Kubera was fourth, Matt Bova fifth and Chris Fisbeck seventh.

Also, Eric Hauser won a section race in the 3,000 meters (8:40.76). Ashley Earman was fourth in the women's 3,000 meters section race (10:39.11).

UC's Terrence Somerville won the men's 60-meters hurdles in 7.83. Somerville has exhausted his eligibility in indoor but continues to compete as an unattached. He does have one season of outdoor eligibility remaining. Two weeks ago at Kent State University's Doug Raymond Invitational, Somerville ran the fifth-fastest time in the world in 2013 for the 60-meters hurdles, clocking 7.71.

Friday's UC results featured strong performances in multi-events and jumps. Pole vaulter Mackenzie Fields improved her previous best mark by four inches to place second at 13' 9.25", a height that will rank her in the top five in the nation. Chelsea Vaughan was sixth with an 11' 11.75" mark.

Erika Hurd was fourth in the high jump at 5' 8.75", just a half-inch off her best-ever mark that she recorded in last weekend's meet. Ashleigh Pickens was 12th at 5' 5".

Shanay Portis was 10th in the invitational section of the long jump with a 18' 9" effort.

The men's team, which is competing in its first indoor competition of the season, had great performances in the long jump. Tariq Sanders leapt 23' 9" to place fourth in the invitational section and Marquis Brookins was eighth at 23' 1.25". Kyle Donthnier was second in the open section with a 21' 10.25" jump.

Kaitlyn Good turned in a pentathlon performance that will rank her in the nation's top team. She finished third with 3,729 points.

The Bearcats travel to New York City next week for the Armory Collegiate Indoor. Co.mpetition opens on Friday.

 

Complete UC results for Friday, Jan. 25, and Saturday, Jan. 26

Field events

Men's weight throw: 23. Josh Province, 50' 8.75'; 35. Michael Leone, 39' 8.5"; 36. Robert Dennis, 38' 7.75"

Women's weight throw: 14. Monica Phillips, 55' 11.75"; 22. Mekayla Breland, 52' 6.5"; 24. Frida Akerstrom, 51' 1.75"; 29. Mary Bridges, 49' 7"; 33. Jessica Molyet, 48' 8.75".

Men's invitational long jump: 4. Tariq Sanders, 23' 9"; 8. Marquis Brookins, 23' 1.25".

Men's open long jump: 2. Kyle Donthnier, 21' 10.25"; 11. Chris Green, 18' 0.5"

Women's invitational long jump: 10. Shanay Portis, 18' 9".

Men's high jump: 16. Michael Nwankwo, 6' 3.5".

Women's high jump: 4. Erika Hurd, 5' 8.75"; 12. Ashleigh Pickens, 5' 5".

Men's pole vault: 5. Josh Dangel, 16' 8.75"; 19. Colt Robinson, 14' 11"; 22. Nathan Alexander, 14' 5.25".

Women's pole vault: 2. Mackenzie Fields, 13' 9.25"; 6. Chelsea Vaughan, 11' 11.75"; Alyssa McBride, Emily Clay, no height; Amanda Hotaling, scratch.

Men's triple jump: 8. Michael Nwankwo, 48' 7.25"; 9. Tariq Sanders, 47' 10.5"; 13. Chris Greene, 46' 1.25"; 20. Kyle Donthnier, 44' 6.75".

Men's shot put: 29. Carl Laux, 39' 6"; 31. Robert Dennis, 38' 1.25".

Women's shot put: 5. Frida Akerstrom, 49' 0.25"; 16. Mekayla Breland, 44' 10.75"; 27. Jessica Molyet, 41' 2.25".

Track events

Men's 60 meters preliminaries: 12. Marquis Brookins, 6.98; 19. Darius Howard, 7.08; 25. Daniel Braswell, 7.21; 32. David Braswell, 7.31.

Women's 60 meters preliminaries: 9. Shanay Portis, 7.69 (q); 11. Morgan Gordon, 7.70; 18. Cameron Gardner, 7.80; 24. Shanice Smith, 7.83; 43. Erika Hurd, 8.04.

Women's 60 meters final: 9. Shanay Portis 7.68

Men's 200 meters: 19. Darius Howard, 22.82; 24. Kevin Girgis, 23.31; 33. Justin Mihaly, 23.73.

Women's 200 meters: 15. Shanay Portis, 24.97; 24. Cameron Gardner, 25.41; 34. Emily Cunningham, 25.70; 35. Shanice Smith, 25.74; 48. Morgan Gordon, 26.42.

Men's 400 meters: 20. Darnell Gilbert, 49.59; 37. Bryan Maldinger, 50.58; 50. Brendan Lyshe, 52.12; 53. Riley West, 53.06.

Women's 400 meters: 13. Javette Lee, 56.95; 17. Kenya Woodall, 57.31; 19. Jada Grant, 57.57; 35. Gabby Calderone, 59.72; 37. Jalisa Jarrett, 1:00.12.

Men's 800 meters: 14. Tony Williamson, 1:55.54; 23. Brian Barney, 1:57.17; 27. Cameron Rohmann, 1:57.70.

Women's 800 meters: 20. Kelsey Mueller, 2:19.19; 31. April McPherson, 2:22.49; 39. Hannah Christ, 2:24.52.

Men's mile: 23. Chase Beckmann, 4:20.41; 31. Jeffrey Griffiths, 4:26.96; 32. Brian Palmer, 4:27.02; 36. Evan Baum, 4:27.59; 41. Ian Silver, 4:31.88.

Women's mile: 38. Carly Bauer, 5:35.95.

Men's 3,000 meters section race: 1. Eric Hauser, 8:40.76; 16. Jacob Franklin, 9:14.67; 17. Andrew LeTourneau, 9:15.99; 18. P. Winebar, 9:30.52.

Women's 3,000 meters: 37. Kaitlyn Meyer, 10:25.04; 39. Emily Clay, 10:43.42.

Women's 3,000 meters section race: 4. Ashley Earman, 10:39.11.

Men's 5,000 meters: 5. Colin Cotton, 14:55.22.

Women's 5,000 meters: 9. Anne Pace, 18:24.86.

Men's 60-meters hurdles preliminaries: 9. Bryan Cain, 8.20 (q); 14. Dailyn Moore, 8.36; 22. Daniel Daugherty, 8.74.

Men's 60-meters hurdles final: 8. Bryan Cain, 8.12.

Women's 60-meters hurdles preliminaries: 12. Danheisha Harding, 8.87; 14. Javette Lee, 8.87; 15. Je'Rica Sanders, 8.92.

Men's 4x400-meters relay: 14. UC 'A' (Riley West, Tony Williamson, Brendan Lyshe, Darnell Gilbert), 3:21.81

Women's 4x400-meters relay: 5. UC 'A" (Shanay Portis, Javette Lee, Jada Grant, Kenya Woodall), 3:48.38; 19. UC 'B' (Gabby Calderone, Kelsey Mueller, April McPherson, Jalisa Jarrett), 4:04.14

Multi events

Men's heptathlon final standings: 4. Kyle Kubera, 4,689 points; 5. Matt Bova, 4,448; 7. Chris Fisbeck, 4,221.

Men's heptathlon 60 meters: 4. Chris Fisbeck, 7.41 (742 points); 7. Matt Bova, 7.48 (719); 8. Kyle Kubera, 7.56 (694).

Men's heptathlon long jump: 3. Chris Fisbeck, 21' 1.5" (684 points); 4. Matt Bova, 20' 6.5" (644); 5. Kyle Kubera, 20' 6.25" (641).

Men's heptathlon shot put: 5. Chris Fisbeck, 33' 9.25" (503 points); 6. Matt Bova, 33' 4.5" (496); 7. Kyle Kubera, 33' 3.25" (494).

Men's heptathlon high jump: 2. Kyle Kubera, 6' 2.75" (714 points); 6. (tie) Chris Fisbeck and Matt Bova, 5' 8.75" (585).

Men's heptathlon 1000 meters: 2. Matt Bova, 2:49.51 (771 points); 5. Chris Fisbeck, 2:56.54 (699); 6. Kyle Kubera, 2:56.78 (696).

Men's heptathlon pole vault: 3. Kyle Kubera, 14' 7.25" (746 points); 6. Matt Bova, 11' 7.75" 496); 7. Chris Fisbeck, 8' 4.25" (253).

Men's heptathlon 60-meters hurdles: 4. Chris Fisbeck, 8.96 (755 points); 5. Matt Bova, 9.04 (737); 6. Kyle Kubera, 9.19 (704).

Women's pentathlon final standings: 3. Kaitlyn Good, 3,729 points; 14. Taylor Rosenhagen, 3,116; 15. Liz Carr, 2,843.

Women's pentathlon 60-meters hurdles: 12. Kaitlyn Good, 9.61 (787 points); 13. Taylor Rosenhagen, 9.70 (769); 14. Liz Carr, 9.95 (721).

Women's pentathlon high jump: 2. Kaitlyn Good, 5' 7.5" (879 points); 8. Liz Carr, 5' 0.5" (666); 8. Taylor Rosenhagen (5' 0.5" (666).

Women's pentathlon shot put: 3. Taylor Rosenhagen, 37' 1.75" (616 pts), 4. Kaitlyn Good, 37' 1.25" (616); 14. Liz Carr, 27'1.25" (416).

Women's pentathlon long jump: 7. Taylor Rosenhagen, 17'2.25" (626 pts); 9. Kaitlyn Good, 16'9.75" (592); 15. Liz Carr, 14'10.75" (438).

Women's pentathlon 800 meters: 1. Kaitlyn Good, 2:17.73 (855 points); 10. Liz Carr, 2:37.46 (602); 15. Taylor Rosenhagen, 2:52.43 (439).

 


 

 

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