Relay Team Paces DU At PSU National Meet
Feb. 1, 2003
Duquesne's women's indoor track and field team was lead by their underclassmen 8 x 400 meter relay quartet at this past weekend's two day, 50-team Penn State National meet at PSU's Horace Ashenfelter III Indoor Track. The team of freshman Tara Gerlach (Erie, Pa. / Villa Maria Academy), sophomore Michelle Flynn (Monroeville, Pa. / Gateway), sophomore Alison Buchanan (Ravenna, OH / St. Thomas Aquinas) and freshman Elizabeth Graham (North Huntingdon, Pa. / Norwin) finished in sixth place with a time of 9:23.58, a new Duquesne record.
Junior Carrie Hucko (left) (Wexford, PA / North Allegheny / Miami-Ohio) broke the existing Duquesne record in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 10:12.46, a 31st place finish in this meet. And sophomore Sarah Fetterman (Elysburg, PA / Southern Columbia) set the third Duquesne record with a jump of 10 feet 6 inches in the pole vault competition, which was good for a 25th place tie in the event.
Sophomore Marcie Hepler (Vandergrift, Pa. / Kiski Area) had her second best shot put toss of the season at 13.13 meters (43 feet, 1 inch) which was good for 14th place among 37 competitors. Hepler holds the current Duquesne record of 43' 5.5" set in mid-January at the Robert Morris Invitational.
For complete Duquesne results, including the performances of the men's club team, please click on the link above.
The Dukes return to action this Saturday, Feb. 8, 2003, at the West Virginia adidas Invitational in Morgantown, WV.