Women's Track Win Two Events at Penn State Relays
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  01/11/2009

Jan. 10, 2009

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Saint Joseph's women's track team kicked off its 2009 portion of the season with two win, one second-place finish and a third-place showing at the Penn State Relays this weekend. Andrea Florida captured the Mile Run, while the 4x400m Relay secured a team win for the only Hawk victories on Saturday.

Florida, a senior out of Reading, Pa., won the Mile in a time of 5:12.93. The senior also doubled in the 1,000 meters, finishing seventh, in a time of 3:06.87.

The 4x400m Relay team of Caitlin McGrath, Kristin Andrews, Kierstin Quinn, and Nicole McMullen picked up the gold in the event with a time of 3:57.51.

The Sprint Medley Relay captured silver in the event in a time of 4:13.84. The team consisted of Ashley Williams, McMullen, McGrath, and Casey.

The only other top-three showing of the day was by jumper Natalie Miller in the high jump. She finished third with a 5-5 jump.

The Hawks will head to the Armory in New York City to compete in the Gotham Cup on Friday. The first event is slated to kick off at 1:00 p.m.

60 Meters
10. Ashley Williams 8.00

60 Meter Hurdles Prelims
7. Stefani Zabilowicz 9.39

60 Meter Hurdles Finals
6. Stefani Zabilowicz 9.41

300 Meters
17. Stefani Zabilowicz 45.65

1,000 Meters
7. Andrea Florida 3:06.87
8. Kelsey Rose 3:15.34

Mile Run
1. Andrea Florida 5:12.93

4x400 Meter Relay
1. Saint Joseph's 3:57.51
Caitlin McGrath, Kristin Andrews, Kierstin Quinn, Nicole McMullen

4x800 Meter Relay
4. Saint Joseph's 9:27.18
Anna Casey, Kelsey Rose, Kierstin Quinn, Kristin Andrews

Sprint Medley Relay
2. Saint Joseph's 4:13.84
Ashley Williams, Nicole McMullen, Caitlin McGrath, Anna Casey

High Jump
3. Natalie Miller 1.65m (5-5)
7. Allison Smith 1.60m (5-3)

Long Jump
NP. Nicole McMullen Foul