A huge congratulations are in order for the DeMatha 4x4 team. The ran an AMAZING 3:16.39 4x4 at the New Balance Games on Saturday, February 3. Their time is US #4 all time, and the video of their race can be viewed on Dyestat at this link: http://www.dyestat.com/3us/6in/NBcollegiate/video/index.htm
Photo Gallery by MaroonNews of NJ of the 2/4 Girls\' 1000 at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational @ NY Armory (PA\'s Latavia Thomas, West Catholic)
Meet summaries of college action from the weekend of 2/3-2/4. Meets included are the New Balance Collegiate Games, CNU\'s Vince Brown Invitational, UNC Invitational, VMI Winter Relays, Liberty Record Bash, and Husker Invitational.
NEW YORK CITY- Juniors Tresha Henry (St. Catherine, Jamaica) and Clora Williams (St. Ann, Jamaica) broke the Texas A&M school records in the 200 and 400 meters, respectively, on the final day of action at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at the Armory on Saturday.
Senior Kelly Willie tied his own school record in the 60-meter dash, winning the individual title at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational Friday as action got underway for the LSU track and field team.
LSU Men win DMR at the 2006 Armory Collegiate Games.
Weekend Highlights: Four of PA\'s outstanding class of Shot Putters were over 40\' in the two meets at Slippery Rock this weekend, Allyn Laughlin, Center, Heather Hess, Kane, and Natalie Clickett, Union City Area, on Friday, and Samantha Fetter, Hempfield, on Saturday. North Allegheny\'s Max Brown and Ellwood City\'s Jake Walker ran a very fast mile for the facility and the lack of spikes, going 4:19.3 and 4:20.1, respectively. Brown came back in a very few hours and ran 1:59.5 to win the 800. In NY at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, West Catholic\'s Latavia Thomas won the 1000 meters JR women in 2:51.48. On Friday at the Millrose Games, Liz Costello took 6th in 5:03.95. Also on Friday, Breehana Jacobs of Laurel Highlands, won the 55 dash and 200 in West Virginia. At Saturday\'s Colgate Women\'s Games at Madison Square Garden in NY, Benita Taylor of Engineering & Science, won the 800 and was 4th in the 400. Saturday was also the final round of association meets for the Philly-area girls and boys. The 4x800 was extremely fast and deep at the girls\' meet, with nine teams under 9:52, led by Archbishop Prendergast in 9:33.1, PA#3. In Division 1 boys, West Chester East\'s Duriel Hardy went 1:59.0, while at the Division 2 meet, Upper Dublin\'s Matt Gordon went 1:58.5. Kutztown University held their final indoor high school meet of the season. Chanelle Price of Easton, won the 400 in 58.73 and the 1600 in 5:13.99. Sunday saw Charelise Davis of Oakland Catholic taking two seconds in the 55 Dash and 200 at Kent State in Ohio. Susquehanna University hosted their indoor meet and saw some top sprints from Susquehanna Township\'s Karlise Curteon and Lewisburg\'s Kalle James-Wintjenfor the girls, and Juan Steward of Cumberland Valley, for the boys. Reading\'s Jazmin Hunt and Chandalyn Winchester moved into the top five in PA with quick 55\'s, Hunt in the hurdles and Winchester in the dash at the Albright HS Indoor #3 on 1/31. Two days later on 2./2, North Penn, Wissahickon, Upper Dublin and West Chester Henderson all moved into the top eight 4x800 teams in the state with great times. North Penn takes over PA#2 with their 8:04.10, while WIssahickon moves into PA#3 with their 8:05.36. North Penn\'s Brandon Turner is now PA#2 with a Triple Jump of 45-05.25. On Sunday at the Mid-Atlantic USATF Indoor Meet #3, Devan Coon and Shatievah Lewis ran well in the 400, with Lewis taking the LJ, while Jamar Jones and Trevon Rainford took the 400 and 1500 races, respectively.