Women's Track

Men's and Women's Track and Field Compete in Atlantic 10 Championships

The women's team placed eighth in Kingston, R.I.

The women's team placed eighth in Kingston, R.I.

Feb. 21, 2004

Complete Results

KINGSTON, R.I. - The University of Massachusetts men's and women's track and field team competed in the Atlantic 10 Championships in Kingston, R.I., Saturday February 21.

Senior Kwesi Frimpong-Boateng (Accra, Ghana) retained his title as Atlantic 10 champion in the 55-meter dash with his clocking of 6.36. Junior Jon Korhonen (Gardner, Mass.) placed fourth in the mile run with a time of 4:18.29. UMass faired well in the 500-meter run with performances by junior James Godinho (Sandwich, Mass.), who placed fourth with a 1:05.27, and senior John O'Neil (North Reading, Mass.), who placed fifth with a 1:05.47. Junior Henry Smith (Ellington, Conn.) placed fifth in the triple jump with a mark of 45' 1-1/2". Senior Glen Opie (Venice, Fla.) placed fourth in the high jump 6' 3-1/4". The UMass 4x400-meter relay, consisting of senior Dave Falvey (Billerica, Mass.), O'Neil, Godinho, and junior Joe McCormack (Wrentham, Mass.), placed second with a time of 3:20.31.

Sophomore Elisabeth Budd (Springfield, Mass.) was named Atalntic 10 champion in the 500-meter dash with her clocking of 1:16.12. Senior Kristen Ford (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) placed fifth in the 800-meter with a time of 2:19.93. Freshman Merissa Oliveira (New Bedford, Mass.) placed fourth in the shot put with a mark of 39' 5-3/4". The UMass distance relay, consisting of junior Alexis Anzelone (Westfield, N.J.), Budd, Ford, and senior Kate Markopoulos (Porter Corner, N.Y.), placed second with a time of 12:15.81.



UMass men's and women's track and field returns to action next Saturday, March 8 at the New England Championships.


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Feb 20
    at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 1) 9:30 AM
    Sunday, Feb 21
    at Atlantic 10 Championship (Day 2) 9:30 AM
    Friday, Feb 26
    at New England Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Feb 27
    at New England Championship (Day 2) 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Mar 5
    at ECAC Championship (Day 1) 10:00 AM
    Sunday, Mar 6
    at ECAC Championship (Day 2) 10:00 AM
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