at Navy Spring Meet
Ingram Field, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
March 30, 2019
The Mount St. Mary's men's and women's outdoor track and field teams return to action this weekend. The Mountaineers will be sending athletes to the Raleigh Relays (Mar. 29-30) and the Navy Spring Meet (Mar. 30).
MOUNT UPDATE: The Mount opened the 2019 outdoor season at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on March 15-16. Matthew Selba (discus), Sean Fahey (triple jump), Colin Waitzman (pole vault) and Erin Sample (shot put) all recorded second-place finishes at the meet. Click HERE for a full recap.
TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: Mount St. Mary's sophomore hurdler Najae Nickerson (Carlisle, Pa.) was been named the Northeast Conference Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week on Wednesday. Nickerson had a strong performance at the Alan Connie Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C., to open the 2019 outdoor season. The second-year Mountaineer finished fifth overall out of 47 entrants in the 110m hurdles at the Shamrock Invitational. Taking second in her preliminary heat, Nickerson crossed the line in 14.51s. Owning a one-half second lead over the rest of the Northeast Conference, Nickerson ranks 31st overall amongst ECAC automatic qualifiers. She also ran on the Mount's 4x100 relay team, which logged an ECAC-qualifying time (47.73) in Myrtle Beach.
UP NEXT: The Mount returns to the track at the Colonial Relays on April 4-6.