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DU's Women's Track Takes Second at Akron
Shea McMillan took two thirds at Akron.
 
Shea McMillan took two thirds at Akron.
 

April 19, 2003

Results

Akron, Ohio - Duquesne University's women's track and field team finished second at the Akron Quadrangular Meet Saturday at Lee Jackson Field on the Univerisity of Akron's campus. The Dukes were just five points behind the host Zips' 171 points.

Sophomore Kristen Micsky (Greenville, PA / Reynolds) and freshman Kerri Durica (West Mifflin, Pa. / West Mifflin) each captured gold medals in the long and triple jump competitions respectively. Micsky, who also finished second in the triple jump, led DU with 16 of the team's 166 points.

All told, Duquesne captured 16 medals, inclduing four bronze, in the one-day event. The Dukes took all three citations in the triple jump and two in the long jump and the javelin throw. Also finishing in second place were juniors Carrie Hucko (Wexford, Pa. / North Allegheny / Miami-OH) in the 1,500 meter run and Erica DaCosta (Hudson, NH / Alvirne) in the javelin throw, and sophomore Ashley Cochran (Ravenna, OH / St. Thomas Aquinas)in the long jump.

Next on Duquesnse's schedule is the Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania's Franklin Field in Philadelphia, PA. This reknowned event runs from Thursday, April 24, 2003 through Saturday, April 26th.

Note: The official title is the Penn Relay Carnival. For more information, please click here

WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES

1. Akron 171 2. Duquesne 166 3. Ashland 163 4. Pittsburgh 108

MEDAL WINNERS

Event Place Data Points

Long Jump 1. Kristen Micsky 5.82m ( 19' 1?") 9 Triple Jump 1. Kerri Durica 11.56m ( 37'11?") 9 1,500 Meter Run 2. Carrie Hucko 4:47.3h 7 Long Jump 2. Ashley Cochran 5.45m ( 17'10?") 7 Triple Jump 2. Kristen Micsky 11.56m ( 37'11?") 7 Javelin Throw 2. Erica DaCosta 39.19m (128'07" ) 7 100 Meter Dash 3. Shea McMillan 12.89 6 3,000 Meter Steeplechase 3. Brianne Scott 12:17.9h 6 100 Meter Int Hurdles 3. Nicole Wiley 14.76 6 4x100 Meter Relay 3. 49.55 6 4x400 Meter Relay 3. 4:03.67 6 Pole Vault 3. Sarah Fetterman 3.20m ( 10'06" ) 6 Triple Jump 3. Shea McMillan 11.40m ( 37'05" ) Ex Discuss Throw 3. Melissa Stewart 42.55m (139'07" ) 6 Javelin Throw 3. Caitlin Cielo 37.93m (124'05" ) 6 Hammer Throw 3. Marcie Hepler 44.75m (146'10" ) 6



 

 

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