Navy Men, Boston University Women Win Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG BU's Allison Barwise set a pair of meet records as the Terriers won the women's title at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG
BU's Allison Barwise set a pair of meet records as the Terriers won the women's title at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG

May 3, 2014

Final Results

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy men and Boston University women cruised to the team titles at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Ingram Field.

The two-day event wrapped up as both teams continued to dominate, and each swept the Patriot League track and field titles this season after winning in the indoor campaign. The Terriers won 10 of 22 events on the women's side with seven of those winners setting meet records, while the Mids had eight event winners with Jordan Sartor-Francis setting the meet record in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dash.

Navy won its second Patriot League Men's Outdoor Track and Field title, and first since 2008 when the Mids also swept the indoor and outdoor titles. Navy finished with 239 points to outdistance second-place Bucknell with 179 as the Bison's four-year run of titles came to an end. Boston University was third with 139.5 points, followed by Army (113), Lehigh (110.5), Lafayette (31), Holy Cross (21), American (17) and Colgate (8).

Boston University pulled off the sweep of women's titles in its first season by finishing with 203.5 points, well in front of second-place Lehigh with 140.5. Bucknell (129), Navy (109), Army (91), Holy Cross (83.5), Lafayette (77.5), Colgate (10), American (7) and Loyola Maryland (7) rounded out the women's standings.

The men's top two individual awards both went to multi-event winners, with Bucknell's Christian Lupica named Male Track Athlete of the Meet for claiming the 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles and Navy's Zack Duncavage earned the Male Field Athlete of the Meet honor after winning the shot put and discus. Boston University's Justin Flynn was named Patriot League Male Rookie of the Meet after finishing second in the 100-meter dash, while Navy's Stephen Cooksey took home the Patriot League Coach of the Year award for the second time and first since 2008 after also claiming the honor at the indoor championship.

Boston University swept the individual awards on the women's side, with two of their winners each setting a pair of meet records. Nikko Brady was named Track Athlete of the Meet after putting up League record wins in the long jump (6.08m) and 100-meter hurdles (13.40/prelims). Allison Barwise took home the Field Athlete of the Meet award for her record-setting victories in the high jump (1.79m) and heptathlon (5,628). BU's Toria Levy was named Rookie of the Meet for placing second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the 400-meter hurdles, while Robyne Johnson was named Patriot League Coach of the Year after also winning the award in the indoor season.

In addition to Barwise and Brady, BU got a Patriot League Outdoor Championship meet record from Gemma Acheampong in the 100-meter dash (11.61) and from squads in the 4 X 100m relay (45.87) and 4 X 400m relay (3:45.79). An eighth meet record on the women's side went to Holy Cross' Stephanie Okpoebo, who won the 200-meter dash in 24.05 to become the seventh female to win the same even in all four of her seasons, and first since Navy's Tineisha Davis won the 400-meter from 2002-05.

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MEN

Host Navy won eight events and claimed the men's title at the Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championships completed Saturday at Ingram Field.

Navy won its second Patriot League Men's Outdoor Track and Field title, and first since 2008 when the Mids also swept the indoor and outdoor titles. Navy finished with 239 points to outdistance second-place Bucknell with 179 as the Bison's four-year run of titles came to an end. Boston University was third with 139.5 points, followed by Army (113), Lehigh (110.5), Lafayette (31), Holy Cross (21), American (17) and Colgate (8).

The men's top two individual awards both went to multi-event winners, with Bucknell's Christian Lupica named Male Track Athlete of the Meet for claiming the 110-meter and 400-meter hurdles and Navy's Zack Duncavage earned the Male Field Athlete of the Meet honor after winning the shot put and discus. Boston University's Justin Flynn was named Patriot League Male Rookie of the Meet after finishing second in the 100-meter dash, while Navy's Stephen Cooksey took home the Patriot League Coach of the Year award for the second time and first since 2008 after also claiming the honor at the indoor championship.

Navy had the only record-setter in the meet on the men's side, as Jordan Sartor-Francis established the top times in the outdoor championship history to win the 100-meter dash (10.50) and 200-meter dash (20.83). In addition to the four combined wins for Sartor-Francis and Duncavage, the Mids got victories from Mark Vetere (pole vault), Jay Stell (javelin), Ryan Kelley (10,000-meter) and the 4 X 800m relay squad.

Bucknell also had a pair of multiple event winners, with Lupica doing it in the hurdles along with Ray Holmes in the long jump and triple jump. The Bison also earned a victory in the 4 X 100m relay.

Boston University received victories from David Lagerberg (400-meter dash), Rich Peters (1,500-meter run), Kevin Thomas (5,000-meter run), Alec Olson (3,000-meter steeplechase) and Reuben Horace (hammer throw). Army had individual victories from Clyde Wilson (800-meter) and Christopher Kittle (decathlon) as well as in the 4 X 400m relay, while Lehigh's Adeolu Adesida won the high jump.

First-Team All-Patriot League
Navy: Zack Duncavage (shot put and discus), Jordan Sartor-Francis (100-meter and 200-meter), Jay Stell (javelin), Mark Vetere (pole vault), Ryan Kelley (10,000-meter run), Weston Kennedy, Nicholas Palermo, Sean Rynning and Joshua Kingsland (4 X 800m relay)
Bucknell: Christian Lupica (110-meter hurdles and 400-meter hurdles), Ray Holmes (long jump and triple jump), Patryk Najbar, Kamal Riley, Christian Lupica and Jacob Eaton Hall (4 X 100m relay)
Boston University: Reuben Horace (hammer), David Lagerberg (400-meter), Rich Peters (1,500-meter), Kevin Thomas (5,000-meter), Alec Olson (3,000-meter steeplechase)
Army: Clyde Wilson (800-meter), Christopher Kittle (decathlon), Matt Green, Jose Santana, Chris Smith and Patrick Taylor (4 X 400m relay)
Lehigh: Adeolu Adesida (high jump)

Second-Team All-Patriot League
Navy: Austin Batiste (400-meter), Samuel Peckham (5,000-meter), Jiles Maness (pole vault), Thomas Buffone (hammer), Nicholas Deterding (high jump), Khaalif Wolfe (triple jump), Rico Goldstone, Bret Bogaard, Rex Willis and Jordan Sartor-Francis (4 X 100m relay), Bret Bogaard, Jeremy Cadiente, Roberto Swersky and Joshua Kingsland (4 X 400m relay)
Bucknell: Tyler Erhard (3,000-meter steeplechase), George Trees (javelin), Andrew Garcia-Garrison (800-meter and 1,500-meter), Brian Monahan (shot put)
Boston University: Justin Flynn (100-meter), David Lagerberg (200-meter)
Army: Taylor Andrews (110-meter hurdles), Chris Smith (400-meter hurdles), Dylan Chamberlen, Nathan Fisher, Joseph Hannigan and Clyde Wilson (4 X 800m relay)
Lehigh: Julian Copeland (long jump), Benjamin Beauchamp (discus), Ryan Paquin (decathlon)
American: John Pope (10,000-meter run)

WOMEN

Boston University won 10 events, seven of which established Patriot League Outdoor Championship meet records, to run away with the women's title at Ingram Field on Saturday.

Boston University pulled off the sweep of women's titles in its first season by finishing with 203.5 points, well in front of second-place Lehigh with 140.5. Bucknell (129), Navy (109), Army (91), Holy Cross (83.5), Lafayette (77.5), Colgate (10), American (7) and Loyola Maryland (7) rounded out the women's standings.

Boston University swept the individual awards on the women's side, with two of their winners each setting a pair of meet records. Nikko Brady was named Track Athlete of the Meet after putting up League record wins in the long jump (6.08m) and 100-meter hurdles (13.40/prelims). Allison Barwise took home the Field Athlete of the Meet award for her record-setting victories in the high jump (1.79m) and heptathlon (5,628). BU's Toria Levy was named Rookie of the Meet for placing second in the 100-meter hurdles and third in the 400-meter hurdles, while Robyne Johnson was named Patriot League Coach of the Year after also winning the award in the indoor season.

In addition to Barwise and Brady, BU got a Patriot League Outdoor Championship meet record from Gemma Acheampong in the 100-meter dash (11.61) and from squads in the 4 X 100m relay (45.87) and 4 X 400m relay (3:45.79). Additional winners from BU included Monica Adler (1,500-meter run), Rosa Moriello (5,000-meter run) and Hannah Wiley (400-meter hurdles).

An eighth meet record on the women's side went to Holy Cross' Stephanie Okpoebo, who won the 200-meter dash in 24.05 to become the seventh female to win the same event in all four of her seasons, and first since Navy's Tineisha Davis won the 400-meter from 2002-05.

Lehigh, Lafayette and Navy each had three event winners over the weekend. Danielle Albergo (400-meter dash), Jessica Kendzor (800-meter run) and Elizabeth Weiler (10,000-meter run) claimed titles for the Mountain Hawks, Elise Buffinton (pole vault), Rachel Pena (hammer throw) and Stephanie Benko (3,000-meter steeplechase) pulled it off for the Leopards, and Maressa Guynn (discus), Teronda Brown (shot put) and Crystan Mclymore (triple jump) did it for the Mids. Army won the remaining two titles with Justine Rennekamp in the javelin and the 4 X 800m relay team.

First-Team All-Patriot League
Boston University: Allison Barwise (high jump and heptathlon), Nikko Brady (long jump and 100-meter hurdles); Gemma Acheampong (100-meter), Monica Adler (1,500-meter), Rosa Moriello (5,000-meter), Hannah Wiley (400-meter hurdles), Hannah Wiley, Christina Wood, Janet Mellor and Gemma Acheampong (4 X 100m relay), Jade Paul, Christina Wood, Janet Mellor and Djenne Paris (4 X 400m relay)
Lehigh: Elizabeth Weiler (10,000-meter run), Danielle Albergo (400-meter), Jessica Kendzor (800-meter)
Navy: Crystan Mclymore (triple jump), Teronda Brown (shot put), Maressa Guynn (discus)
Army: Justine Rennekamp (javelin), Jennifer Comfort, Katrina Donarski, Elizabeth Moton and Allie Sutherland (4 X 800m relay)
Holy Cross: Stephanie Okpoebo (200-meter)
Lafayette: Rachel Pena (hammer), Elise Buffinton (pole vault), Stephanie Benk (3,000-meter steeplechase)

Second-Team All-Patriot League
Boston University: Allison Barwise (javelin), Christina Wood (200-meter and 400-meter), Toria Levy (100-meter hurdles), Felicia Sciortino (3,000-meter steeplechase), Tessa Runels (triple jump)
Lehigh: Brooke Astor (long jump and heptathlon), Courtney Avery (high jump), Elizabeth Weiler (5,000-meter run), Jessica Kendzor, Victoria Mullane, Amanda Ruschel and Ingrid Simon (4 X 800m relay)
Bucknell: Sophia Nnadi (shot put), Hana Casalnova (800-meter), Jenn Silvestri (400-meter hurdles), Jenn Silvestri, Kim Nagotko, Elyse Pettaway and Jennifer Zymet (4 X 400m relay) Navy: Maressa Guynn (hammer), Lauren Allam (discus)
Army: Megan Gemar (pole vault), Lindsay Gabow (10,000-meter run), Jennifer Comfort (1,500-meter)
Holy Cross: Brianna Tabin (100-meter), Brianna Tabin, Mackenzie Arndt, Kathryn Bobinski and Stephanie Okpoebo (4 X 100m relay)