Track & Field |
March 26, 2011
UCF Invitational Day 1 Results | UCF Invitational Day 2 Results
Raleigh Relays Day 1 Results | Raleigh Relays Day 2 Results
ORLANDO, Fla./RALEIGH, N.C. - The University of Cincinnati track and field team completed competition at two separate meets on Saturday. The UC men's team finished up action at the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, N.C. while the women's team concluded events at the University of Central Florida Invitational in Orlando, Fla.
Cincinnati got off to a strong start at the UCF Invite when junior Mackenzie Fields (Cincinnati, Ohio/Mariemont) led a quartet of Bearcats who placed in the top five of the pole vault competition. Fields placed first after clearing a height of 12-feet, 11.5 inches. Senior sprinter Natasha Burse (Garland, Texas/Richardson) ran the 100-meter dash in 11.70 seconds, which placed her fifth overall.
Junior sprinter Aricka Rhodes (Westerville, Ohio/Thomas Worthington) placed eighth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 55.05, while UC assistant coach and Mary Wineberg entered the event unattached and placed first overall with a time of 52.00.
Junior mid-distance runner Kathy Klump (Aurora, Ind./South Dearborn) came within 0.28 seconds of winning the 800-meter run. Her time of 2:09.89 was good for third.
Junior Paris Campbell (Euclid, Ohio/Euclid) recorded a top-10 finish in the 100-meter hurdles after finishing with a time of 14.09, good for ninth place.
On the opening day of the Raleigh Relays, junior Eric Finan (New Richmond, Ohio/New Richmond) finished first among collegiate participants, and second overall, in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 13:54.72, just 1.17 behind Boston Athletic Association's Tim Ritchie.
Senior Tommy Morgan
(Maineville, Ohio/Kings) placed fifth in the 10,000-meter run after recording a time of 30:20.44. Senior David Barry
(Vandalia, Ohio/Vandalia-Butler) placed 10th with a time of 31:03.47.
Senior thrower Troy Cooper (Alexandria, Ky./Bishop Brossart) finished seventh in the shot put with a distance of 16.30m.
Freshman Andrew Risser (Lima, Ohio) finished first in the section II pole vault, clearing a height of 4.45m.
Junior mid-distance runner Michael Rutherford (Columbus, Ohio/St. Francis DeSales) headlined the Bearcats on Day 2 of the Raleigh Relays after he won the 800-meter run with a time of 1:51.48.
Junior Terence Somerville (Akron, Ohio/Buchtel) scored a fifth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdle event, finishing in 14.17 seconds.
Placing third in section II of the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:39.92 was freshman Tyler Ross (Powell, Ohio). Sophomore Chase Beckmann (Blacklick, Ohio/Gahanna Lincoln) was right behind Ross with a time of 9:41.04, which was good for fourth place.