Courtesy: America East Communications

Multiple America East Student-Athletes Win IC4A/ECAC Championships

Release: 05/15/2017

Princeton, N.J. – A number of America East student-athletes had success competing in the IC4A and ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships last weekend. UMass Lowell and Binghamton both had multiple first-place finishers with UMass Lowell finishing 10th in team scoring. The Albany men finished fifth in team scoring while the women finished 10th.

Women's Highlights

  • Albany's Stephanie Osuji won the 200-meter dash in a time of 24.01
  • Binghamton's Sarah Osaheni finished first in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 59.72
  • Fellow Bearcat Keishorea Armstrong won the long jump, breaking her own school record with a distance of 20'9”
  • Most Outstanding Field Performer of the America East Outdoor Championship, Kerstin Darsney, won the triple jump with a mark of 41'3.75”
  • Albany sophomore Anika Hibbard had the second-best high jump of the weekend, clearing 5'8.5”
  • Abigale Slonski's throw of 142'5” in the javelin was good for third place
  • Albany's 4x100 relay team of Halie Snyder, Adrian Jones, Brittany Stenekes and Ellen Shepard finished third with a time of 45.92

Men's Highlights

  • Paul Hogan of UMass Lowell won the 10,000-meter run in a time of 29:56.46, becoming just the second male River Hawk to win an IC4A Championship
  • Albany's Kyle Gronostaj finished second in the 10,000
  • UMass Lowell sophomore Sean Munnelly set a school record in the 800-meter run, placing second with a time of 1:49.35
  • Jon Alkins finished second in the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.28
  • UMass Lowell junior Rino Tonelli won the high jump championship with a jump of 6'9.5”
  • Ed Simon, a Vermont senior, finished second in the pole vault with a school-record clear of 16'9.25”
  • Albany's Jordan Crump-King and UMBC's Thomas Johnson finished second and third, respectively, in the triple jump, both exceeding the 51-foot mark
  • Albany's relay team of Evan DeGraw, Joe Somerville, Austin Sperl, and Jake Johnson finished the 4x800 relay in a time of 7:36.44, placing second