Fla. The University of South Floridas womens
team placed fourth with a total of 144 points in the 19 events scored
at Saturdays home meet at the Track and Soccer Stadium. There
were several individual performances.
The Bulls lead the competition in the mid-distance and distance
events of the meet. Senior Bente General ran a time of 2:13.92 in
the 800 meter run taking third place for the Bulls. Senior Olivia
Patch took third place in the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:50.77,
followed by teammate sophomore Maressa Pinzini in fourth place with
a time of 4:51.65. Senior Jessica Hellender placed second in the
3000 meters with a time of 9:59.53. Sophomore Lisa Giblin ran a
time of 10:25.63, taking third place. Sophomore Latoya Henry took
fourth place in the 400 meter hurdles.
In the field events, Courtney LaCroix placed third in the high
jump with a jump of five feet seven inches. With a jump of twelve
feet even, junior Megan Malone won the pole vault. Sophomore
Rosalyn Woodberry placed fourth in the triple jump with a jump of
thirty-seven feet, eleven and one half inches. Woodberry also took
fifth place in the long jump with a jump of eighteen feet, three
and one fourth inches.
Bulls throws continued to have strong results. Sophomore Misti
Barber took third place with a throw of forty-five feet, four and
one half inches. Junior Taylor Stallings threw the discuss at one
hundred and sixty-six feet, two inches taking second place. Stallings
also placed third in the hammer with a throw of one hundred and
seventy-nine feet, one inch.
Overall we as a staff are happy with our athletes performances.
We have a off weekend next week, which will allow our women to rest
up for our next big meet, said assistant coach Don Marsh.
The lady Bulls will be back in action on April 15, at the Gatorade
Invitational in Gainesville, Fla. Go to http://www.halfmiletiming.com/
tomorrow for full individual athlete results.