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Track Returns From UConn Multis Meet

UAlbany Sports Information   12-09-2017

Meet: UConn MultiEvent Challenge

Location: Hugh Greer Field House in Storrs, Conn.

Women’s Scores: 1. UAlbany (19), 2. Central Connecticut (18), 3. Boston University (2)

Men’s Team Scores: 1. Connecticut (19), 2. Central Connecticut (9), 3. Boston University (6), 4. Rhode Island (3), 5. UAlbany (2)

Short Story: The UAlbany multis athletes got their first shot at a full men’s heptathlon and women’s pentathlon at UConn before the winter break, with the women winning the team competition with 19 points.

How it happened

  • Jake Coveney placed seventh overall in the men’s heptathlon with 4,472 points
  • Najee Taylor placed ninth overall with a personal-best 4,390 points
  • Jesse Mattera placed fourth in the shot put
  • Taylor placed fifth in the high jump
  • Adam Bush placed third in the 60m hurdles; Coveney placed fourth
  • Taylor placed fifth in the 1,000m
  • Anika Hibbard placed third overall in the women’s pentathlon with 3,073 points
  • Tori Reid placed fourth with 2,942 points
  • Naomi Rowe placed fifth with 2,889 points
  • Mecca Muamba placed sixth with 2,704 points
  • Letti Hibbard placed eighth with 2,482 points
  • Reid, Rowe, A. Hibbard, and L. Hibbard placed 2-5 in the 60m hurdles
  • A. Hibbard won the high jump in 5-07.25; L. Hibbard, Rowe, and Muamba placed 3-5
  • Adelaide Cooke won the shot put; L. Hibbard placed fourth
  • A. Hibbard won the long jump; Reid placed second, and Rowe placed fifth
  • Reid, A.Hibbard, and Muamba placed 3-5 in the 800m

Next: UAlbany breaks for the winter intersession, and returns to action with the true start to the indoor season on January 13, 2018 with the Great Dane Classic at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island.



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