Track & Field Show Success First Two Days

Clyde Wilson

Clyde Wilson

May 17, 2014

Results

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Army men's and women's outdoor track and field teams enjoyed success during the first two days at the IC4A and ECAC Championships hosted at Princeton's Weaver Stadium. Clyde Wilson (800-meter run) and the 4x400-meter relay team qualified for Sunday's finals, and Lindsay Gabow'smark in the 5000-meter run is the fifth fastest time in program history.

Wilson's performance in the preliminaries of the IC4A 800-meter run qualified him for Sunday's finale. The junior middle-distance runner finished second in his heat, crossing in a time of 1:49.75 that ranked sixth among the eight qualifiers that advanced to the finals.His time is his second fastest of the season.

Freshman Jose Santana narrowly missed the cutoff for the finals in the 100-meter dash with his time of 10.9, but was part of the 4x400-meter relay qualifying team following a clocking of 3:11.58 that ranked second in its heat and eighth overall. Rounding out the rest of the four-man contingent are Matt Green, Patrick Taylor and Chris Smith.

In Friday's opening day of the ECAC Championships, Gabow shattered her career mark in the 5,000-meter run posting a time of 17:01.37 that ranked eighth in her section. The sophomore distance runner broke her former record of 17:20.13 that she set last month in a winning effort against Navy that moved her from seventh place in Army's top 10 list to fifth.

Men's distance runners Kendall Ward and Ricardo Galindo posted season marks in the 5000-meter run. Ward finished second in his section and eighth overall in 14:25.35 and Galindo posted a 14:48.14.

In the field events, Christian Mapes equaled his career-high 4.95 meters (16-02.75) in the pole vault that earned him seventh place. It tied the mark he set at the Patriot League Championships earlier this month, which lists as the sixth-best in Army history.

Nathan Fisher placed sixth in his heat in the 1500-meter run (4:01.63) and Taylor Andrews posted a fifth-place showing of 14.88 in his heat in the 110-meter hurdles.

The 4x100-meter relay time of Kyle Wolffe, Jason Wilkes, Michael Hoffman and Kenner Broullire combined for a time of 41.98 in the prelims. Army's 4x800-meter relay contingent of Ian MacPherson, Joseph Hannigan, Stevyn Spees and Dylan Chamberlen recorded a time of 7:45.00 in rounding out the men's performances the first two days at the IC4As.

In the women's field events, Justine Rennekamp tossed the javelin 132 feet, 10 inches with Cody Rothschild (137-03) and Azeezat Olatunde (137-01) competing in the discus.

The 4x800-meter relay team of Kayla Carpenter, Katrina Donarski, Elizabeth Moton and Alexandra Sutherland combined their efforts for a clocking of 9:24.74.

The ECAC and IC4A Championships concludes Sunday with competition beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m.

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