Track and field teams continue success

The Seton Hill University (SHU) Track and Field teams visited Bucknell University to participate in their Winter Classic. On the men and women’s Feb. 9 matches, they set four new records.

As their indoor season comes to an end, SHU has managed to sustain their habit of breaking records. The women were able to set three new marks, while the men also tied with one.

Sophomore Alexis Hawkins began by placing third. Her jump of 7.46m set a new SHU record. The NCAA provisional qualifying mark was only four centimeters away. Sophomore Megan Cala also ran her personal best with a seventh place finish in the 400m.

Close behind was senior Chelsea Cavanaugh with a fourth place finish. In the 200m, senior Nina Gladysiewski finished in sixth place. Freshman Martina Milcic finished in third overall, becoming a new personal best. Milcic also threw at a distance of 12.5m, becoming the first female thrower to throw past 40 feet in the program’s history.

Sophomore Anthony Phillips tied the school’s record in the 60m hurdles with his time of 8.37. Not far behind, in fifth overall, was freshman Terry Jackson. In the long jump, sophomore Richie Padviasek placed fifth, while sophomore Steve Carr placed sixth in the 200m. Not far behind in the 400m, finishing in eighth, was sophomore Algeron Johnson.

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