Dukes Set Distance Medley Record At Penn Relays

April 22, 2004


Philadelphia, Pa. - Duquesne University's distance medley team set a new Duquesne outdoor track and field record of 12:05.05 at the Penn Relays on Thursday. The Dukes' team of Tara Gerlach, Elena Resovich, Alison Buchanan and Carrie Hucko, who finished eighth of 15 teams, broke the previous mark of 12:18.63 set at the 2003 Penn Relays by Gerlach, Resovich, Buchanan and Michelle Flynn.

Sophomore Melissa Stewart (Indiana, Pa. / Indiana) took eighth place in the 27-competitor discuss throw with a toss of 44.77 meters (146'10"). Stewart also competed in the shot put where her throw of 12.69 meters (41'07.75") was good for 16th place in the 33-athlete event.

The 110th annual Penn Relay Carnival continues on Friday and Saturday.




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