Saturday, February 17, 2018

Bloomsburg University's track and field team's have Great Run at Susquehanna Friday Night

(Photo courtesy of Bloomsburg University Sports Information)
2/17/2018 | Men's Track and FieldMen's Track and Field
SELINSGROVE, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University men's track and field team competed at the Susquehanna Open Friday night (Feb. 16), and had several placers.

On the track, Dave Lauscar (Harrisburg, Pa./Central Dauphin)(9.01 seconds) finished second in the 60-meter hurdles, while Isiah Cooper (7.34 seconds) finished fifth in the 60-meter dash. Hunter Jarratt (West Grove, Pa./Avon Grove) was the only new Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) championship qualifier with a time of 1:58.36 to finish second in the 800-meter run.

In the field events, Matt Hart won the men's weight throw with a distance of 15.58 meters, while Cooper finished ninth (6.01 meters) in the long jump. Andrew Peapos finished fifth in the high jump (1.78 meters), while Hart also finished eighth in the shot put (12.36 meters).

The men's team competes next in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Edinboro University. The two-day event begins on Feb. 24 and will also take place on Feb. 25. A start time is to be determined.

(Photo courtesy of Bloomsburg University Sports Information)
2/17/2018 | Women's Track and Field
SELINSGROVE, Pa. - The Bloomsburg University men's track and field team competed at the Susquehanna Open on Friday night (Feb. 16).

On the track, the 4X200-meter relay team of Carli Dedics (Drums, Pa./Hazleton Area)Sarah Gottschalk (Lancaster, Pa./Manheim Township)Kirsten O'Malley (Montoursville, Pa./Montoursville Area) and Kathleen Stevenson (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) won the event in 1:46.37. Autumn Kaminski (Mountain Top, Pa./Holy Redeemer) also won the 60-meter hurdles in 9.76 seconds, while Jessica Brenfleck (Lansdale, Pa./North Penn) finished fourth (1:02.71) in the 400-meter dash. Dedics would finish second (8.01) in the 60-meter dash, while also finishing second (27.10) in the 200-meter dash. Angela Myers (27.73) also finished seventh in the event. Hannah Boudreau (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll)(10:24.15) also won the 3,000-meter run.

In the field events, Rachael Sullivan (Gettysburg, Pa./Gettysburg)(14.42 meters) finished third in the weight throw, while Stevenson finished fourth (5.20 meters) in the long jump. Amanda Pearson finished third (10.45 meters) in the triple jump, while Alexis Burd(Elysburg, Pa./Southern Columbia) (9.91 meters) finished fifth. Alaina Pearson (Coal Township, Pa./Shamokin Area) finished the pole vault tied for fourth (2.90 meters), while Amanda Simone(Philadelphia, Pa./Archbishop Ryan) won the high jump (1.62 meters) and Natalia Konitzer (Orangeville, Pa./Marian Catholic)(1.47 meters) finished fourth.

The women's team competes next in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Edinboro University. The two-day event begins on Feb. 24 and will also take place on Feb. 25. A start time is to be determined.

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