Boston, Mass. (March 3, 2013)—The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's indoor track and field teams competed at the 2018 ECAC/IC4A Championships hosted by Boston University today.
Justin Kimble advanced to the finals in the 200m dash while D.J. Workcuff finished fifth in the heptathlon to earn All-East honors to pace the Mount St. Mary's men's indoor track and field team at the IC4A Championships on Saturday.
Rachel Finn led the Mount women at the ECAC Championships with a fifth-place finish in the pole vault to earn All-East honors. Kayla Barnes advanced to the finals in the 200m dash while the women's 4x400m relay team also moved on to tomorrow's finals.
Kimble moved on to the finals in the 200m dash with a time of 21.50 seconds in the preliminary round. His time of 21.50 is second all-time at the Mount. After posting the third-best mark in the preliminary round in the 60m dash at 6.90 seconds, Kimble just missed a spot in the finals. The Northeast Conference champion in the 60m dash, Kimble had a mark of 6.89 seconds in the semifinals to finish in 10th place, one spot away from the finals.
After leading the competition after the first day, Workcuff finished in fifth place in the heptathlon with a personal-best mark of 5,054 points. On Friday, Workcuff tallied 2,951 points to hold the lead after the first four events. He started the competition with the top time in the 60m dash (7.06 seconds) to collect 861 points. He followed with a long jump of 7.11m (23' 4") for 840 points, before rounding out the day in the shot put (10.84m, 536 points) and the high jump (1.90m, 714 points).
Today, Workcuff opened with 685 points with a time of 9.28 seconds in the 60m hurdles. He followed with personal bests in both the pole vault (4.05m, 631 points) and the 1,000m (2:47.93, 787 points) to finish with his PR of 5,054.
Also for the Mount on Saturday at the IC4A Championships, Brenden Chavis finished in 17th in the weight throw (16.45m, 53' 11.75"), Benjamin Finnigan was 27th in the mile run at 4:18.62, Isaac Kole was 28th in the 800m run (1:54.83), and the 4x400m relay team of Brady Altland, Sean Fahey, Brandon Briscoe and Dhane Schmelyun finished 13th at 3:22.00.
Finn cleared a PR of 3.70m (12' 1.5") to finish in fifth place in the pole vault for the Mountaineers for her All-East honor in the ECAC Championships. Barnes advanced to the finals in the 200m dash tomorrow with a time of 24.75 seconds. The women's 4x400m relay team of Mariah McLane, Chardane Logan, Chalys Caruth and Clarke Hooper finished in seventh with a time of 3:48.63 to advance to the finals tomorrow as well.
Barnes, the NEC Rookie of the Meet, advanced to the semifinals in the 60m dash, finishing 13th with a time of 7.77 seconds. Barnes advanced to the semifinals with a time of 7.75 seconds in the preliminary round.
The meet concludes tomorrow.