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- Author: Aubrey Nash Apr 29, 2017,
Apr 29, 2017, 23:43
Capone got off cleanly and quickly initially but the start was called back due to a fall.
Maura Fiamoncini finally reached that number she's been aiming for since her final high school track and field season began, but even that distance wasn't quite enough for the Mount Carmel senior to reel in another Penn Relays javelin title.
"Some people expect a lot of things, such as for me always to run a 54 or 55, other times (at states), so before the race, I'm a little nervous, because I'm waiting to run", Nwogwugwu said.
The Georgetown University track & field team had a solid second day at the 2017 Penn Relays, held at historic Franklin Field, as the Hoyas saw the men's 4x400-meter relay advance to Saturday's IC4A final and the men's distance medley relay (DMR) finish eighth, in front of a boisterous crowd of 38,598 fans.
"I've never had an athlete be able to accelerate like she has", coach Gina Procaccio said.
Individually, Buchanan (11.53) and Wesley (10.55) both advanced to the 100-meter dash finals. The race was impressive all along. "It made me realize it was something I wanted to do as an athlete".
OR coach Robert Johnson recently told Oregonlive.com that the Ducks plan to pick their spots this spring with Cheserek, a senior who recently set a collegiate indoor mile record. When you that, it doesn't happen.
"It's a great experience for us, coming from a smaller school", Dineen said.
The run qualified North Penn for the 4x400 Philadelphia Area event, which includes the fastest times from local schools throughout the region.
"Everybody's splits were on", Piccirillo said. "The record is an honor but it definitely is not something that has been on my mind over the years". "I knew it was just a matter of time".
Both the NFL Draft and the Penn Relays will take place April 27 to 29.
Cleirigh Buttner got the baton for the anchor leg of Friday's race with the Wildcats and Stanford gaining ground on the rest of the pack. They ran ideal legs in the 1,200, 400 and 800, respectively, to give Piccirillo that whopping lead.
That lead was then doubled by Nwogwugwu's magical anchor run, as she hammered a 54.79 to help North Penn win by almost 11 seconds, a very significant margin for such a prestigious meet.
Results Championship of America Men's Distance Medley Relay 8. Cleirigh Buttner has often been asked about the timing of making her move.
"Usually I like to wait to just before the 200 to go, but as it was today, I just thought it was too slow", Buttner said.
"I think our women's [400-meter] hurdlers relay should finish as one of the top-three teams, and on the men's side, I'm really excited to see the 4×800-meter relay and 4×1600-meter relays", Turner said. "Sports Illustrated" has it on its bucket list of sporting events you must go to in your lifetime", Reina said of the fanfare and excitement associated with the annual tradition.