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Micksy Wins 2 Golds, Silver At W. Pa. Champs
Kirsten Micsky's field events accounted for 28 of DU's 111 1/2 points.
 
Kirsten Micsky's field events accounted for 28 of DU's 111 1/2 points.
 

April 2, 2005

Results

Pittsburgh, Pa. - Senior Kristen Micsky (Greenville, Pa. / Reynolds) captured two golds and a silver as she led Duquesne University's women's outdoor track & field team to a third place finish (of 14 teams) at the Western Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Championships Saturday at Carnegie Mellon's Gesling Stadium.

Micsky finished first in the long jump (17 feet, 00.50 inches) and the triple jump (37 feet, 10.50 inches). Her leap of 5 feet, 2.25 inches was good for second in the high jump.

The Dukes won five events at this annual meet. Freshman Samantha Howard (Moon Twp., Pa. / Moon) won the 1,500 meter run with a time of 4:49.56. Fellow frosh Amy Ruffalo (Bradford Woods, Pa. / North Allegheny) took the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:29.78. Duquesne's 800 meter relay team took the gold with a time of 9:31.50.

Duquesne next heads to the University of Virginia's Lou Onesty/Milton Abramson Invitational which will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 15th & 16th in Charlottesville, Va.

Duquesne point winners

100 meter	Melissa Blackburn	7th	13.51 (13.24pre)
200 meter	Erica Moody		5th	26.86
		Amelia Sofis		8th	27.86
400 meter	Erica Moody		2nd	58.48
800 meter	Tara Gerlach		2nd	2:18.36
		Samantha Howard		5th	2:21.85
		Alison Buchanan		6th	2:22.07
1500 meter	Samantha Howard		1st	4:49.56
3000 meter steeplechase
		Amy Ruffalo		1st	11:29.78
		Kate Szymaszek		7th	12:39.49
5000 meter	Jenna Daggett		4th	19:25.2
10000 meter	Lauren Boehm		3rd	40:36.9
4X400M relay				2nd	4:05.91
4X800M relay				1st	9:31.5
High Jump	Kristen Micsky		2nd	5-02.25
		Jennifer Thompson	T6th	4-08.25
Long jump	Kristen Micsky		1st	17-00.50
Triple jump	Kristen Micsky		1st	37-0.50
Hammer throw	Alana McClanahan	8th	119-06

Team scores

    1) University of Pittsburgh   219
    2) Robert Morris University   151.50
    3) Duquesne University        111.50
    4) Geneva College             54
    5) Indiana University of PA   49.50
    6) Carnegie Mellon Universit  33
    7) Clarion University         29.50
    8) Slippery Rock University   27
    9) Thiel College              25
   10) Allegheny College          24
   11) Washington & Jefferson Col 13
   12) Grove City College         12
   13) Penn State Behrend          9.50
   14) Juniata College             5.50


 

 

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