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Track & Field Wraps Spring Break Meets

UAlbany Sports Information   03-17-2018

Meets: Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational; 13th Annual Spring Break Classic

Locations: Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Gurabo, Puerto Rico

Shamrock Women’s Scoring: 1. Hampton (36), 2. UAlbany (30), 3. Indiana Tech (21), 4. North Dakota (12), 5. Manhattan (11), t-6. American (10), t-6 Mount St. Mary’s (10), 8. Maryland-Eastern Shore (8), 9. Coastal Carolina (6), 10. Tennessee St. (5), 11. UNC-Wilmington (4), 12. Slippery Rock (2), 13. UMass Lowell (1)

Shamrock Men’s Scoring: 1. Hampton (41), 2. Indiana Tech (26), 3. UMass Lowell (20), 4. Rowan (11), t-5. Coastal Carolina (10), t-5. Tennessee St. (10), 7. UNC-Wilmington (8), 8. American (7), t-9. UAlbany (5), t-9. Slippery Rock (5), t-11. Manhattan (3), t-11. Maryland-Eastern Shore (3), t-11. Mount St. Mary’s (3), 14. Heidleberg (2), t-15. North Dakota (1), t-15. Salisbury (1)

Spring Break Classic Scoring: No team scoring

Athletes of the Meet: Stephanie Osuji, Tara Belinsky, Harmodio Cruz III, Adrian Mitchell

Short Story: The UAlbany track & field team kicked off the outdoor season with two meets over Spring Break in Myrtle Beach and Puerto Rico.

Shamrock Invitational

Spring Break Classic

  • Asia Jinks placed fifth in the women’s 400m hurdles in 1:04.61
  • Andres Echeandia placed 22nd in the men’s 400m hurdles in 1:04.46
  • Dayleen Santana Rodriguez placed second in the women’s 100m in 12.21 into a -5.2 headwind
  • Niamani Morrison placed third in the women’s 100m hurdles in 14.80
  • Sidney Gibbons placed third in the men’s 110m hurdles in 14.57
  • Harmodio Cruz III won the men’s 400m in 47.61, satisfying the IAAF World Junior qualifying standard.  Cruz III will represent Puerto Rico at the Junior World Championships in Finland.
  • Victor Ortiz Rivera placed second in the men’s 1,500m in 3:54.01
  • Jinks placed ninth in the women’s 200m in 25.60; Morrison placed 12th in 26.49
  • Gibbons placed 15th in the men’s 200m in 22.42
  • UAlbany alumna Grace Claxton won the 400m hurdles in 58.07
  • UAlbany alumnus Ricardo Estremera placed third in the men’s 1,500m in 3:54.34

Next: In two weeks, the Great Danes will visit the University of Florida for the Pepsi Florida Relays, and Stanford University for the Stanford Invitational.

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