Monday, February 14, 2011

University of Albany's Sandy Antenor & Christen Griffin Win at NYRR Collegiate Meet at the Armory - UAlbany Sports 2011

New York, N.Y. - In the women's competition, Sandy Antenor won the triple jump with a mark of 40-5.50, the fourth-best leap in program history. She and teammate Ashley Mahlmeister qualified for the ECAC championships. Mahlmeister jumped 39-feet, 7-inches to tie for fourth place. UAlbany went one-two in the 60-meter hurdles. Christen Griffin edged Yushanni Durrant to garner first place. Griffin sprinted 8.60 seconds to register the fourth-best time in program annals.

A pair of freshman turned in season-best performances. Brianne Bellon ran 2:12.34 in the 800-meter run to hit the tape in third place, while Kathryn Fanning crossed the finish line in 2:53.78 to place third at 1,000-meters. Elia Francis posted a second-place effort in the 500-meter dash with a time of 1:16.23.

UAlbany attempts to win its sixth consecutive men's indoor title at the America East Championships on Feb. 18-19 at Boston University's Track and Tennis Center. The Great Danes will look to defend their women's championship.


NYRR Collegiate Meet at the Armory III

Women - 1. Columbia 166.5, 2. Virginia 110, 3. Brown 84.5, 4. Maryland 81, 5. UAlbany 67.5, 6. Pennsylvania 36, 7. Delaware State 22.33, 8. Army 16.66, 9. CPTC New Balance 15, 10. Lehigh 11.5, 11. Riadha/S4 11, t12. New York Athletic Club 10, t12. St. John's 10, 14. Westchester Track Club 8.

Courtesy: UAlbany Sports Information

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