Henry Wins Third Conference Title
Sophomore Lawanda Henry won her third ACC title in just her second year of competition today at the 2010 ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Clemson, S.C. The Dunn native threw 15.69 meters (51’5.75”) to defend the the title she won in 2009. She also won the weight throw at the 2010 indoor meet.
In other finals on Friday, junior Kara McKenna won All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase. Sophomore Brittany McCain scored with a fourth-place finish in the discus, posting a 48.73m mark (159-10”).
Freshman Emily Pritt qualifed for tomorrow’s finals in the 1500 meters with the second-fastest time in the prelims: 4:30.72.
For the men, Senior John Martinez won all-conference honors in the steeplechase as well with a third-place finish of 8:56.22. Senior Jason Jones scored with a fifth-place finish in the shot put, throwing 17.61m (57’9.50”).
Reggie Reese qualified for two finals on Saturday - the 100 meters (10.48) and the 200 meters (21.45). Bobby Moldovan qualified in the 1500m (3:52.83), while Ben Major will compete in the finals of the 400 meter hurdles tomorrow after clocking in at 53.47 in the prelims.
Here’s a look at other Pack competitors in Friday’s action:
Shot Put - Lawanda Henry, 15.69m (51’5.75”)
10,000m - Andie Cozzarelli, 10th, 36:13.34
Discus - Brittany McCain, 4th, 48.73
Discus - Jessica Sanders, 12th, 37.26
Long Jump - Karimah Shepherd, 17th, 5.43
Long Jump - Ashley Orr, 22nd, 5.22
3000mSC - Kara McKenna, 3rd, 10:31.92
Qualfied for Finals:
1500m - Emily Pritt, 4:30.72 (2nd)
Discus, Grant Pearce, 17th, 37.09
Shot Put, Jason Jones, 5th, 17.61
Long Jump - Travis Weston, 14th, 6.50
3000mSC - John Martinez, 3rd, 8:56.22
Geoff King, 11th, 9:28.14
Brian Himelright, 19th, 9:58.28
Qualified for Finals:
1500m - Bobby Moldovan, 3:52.83
100m - Reggie Reese, 10.48
400mH - Ben Major, 53.47
200m - Reggie Resse, 21.45