Marquette Heads to Red & White Open on Friday

Junior Omo Tseumah is coming off a season-best performance in the high jump last week.
Feb. 18, 2016

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MILWAUKEE – The Marquette University men’s and women’s track and field teams are putting in their final preparations for the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and will embark on the penultimate meet when they travel to UW-Madison to take part in the Red & White Open on Friday, Feb. 19.

“This weekend is mostly about just getting ready for BIG EAST,” ninth-year head coach Bert Rogers said. “We have a few people that might have a lighter weekend in order to stay sharp for next week, but the main concern is what everyone needs to do individually, laying down good marks and getting ready for indoors.

“It’s also a nice opportunity for us to compete close to home and give families and friends a chance to come,” Rogers added.The Golden Eagles will send 31 men and 31 women to the Red & White Open to close out the indoor regular season on Friday. Field and track events will begin simultaneously with the women’s weight throw and men’s 3,000 meters both slated to begin at 3 p.m. Central time inside the Shell indoor track facility.

Last week, MU competed at the GVSU Big Meet in a one-day event in Allendale, Michigan. Senior Nicole Ethier highlighted the day’s action with her record-setting performance in the 600-meter dash with a time of 1:33.22, setting a personal-best and Marquette standard.

Freshman Monique Felix set her third freshman record of the season, flying to a mark of 11.99 meters (39 feet, 4 inches) and a win in the triple jump. She was named BIG EAST Field Athlete of the Week for the second time. Felix also set freshman records in the 60-meter hurdles and pentathlon earlier this season.


 

 

On the men’s side, freshmen sprinters Connor Boos (7.00 seconds) and Karl Tatum (7.03 seconds) set the fourth- and fifth-best marks all-time at MU in the 60-meter dash, while Will Wolf set a personal-best, No. 5 mark all-time at MU and second-farthest indoor mark in the BIG EAST this year with a triple jump distance of 13.92 meters (45 feet, 8 inches).

The BIG EAST Indoor Championships are set for Friday-Saturday, Feb. 26-27, at the brand new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex in Staten Island, N.Y.

Team / Meet Entries:

WOMEN
Lindsay Billig – 200m, 60 Hurdles
Bridget Bodee – High Jump
Abigail Busse – 3000m
Jadah Cadogan – 60m, 200m
Meghan Carroll – Mile
Allison Chmelik – Triple Jump
Julie Clayton – Pole Vault
Briana Cross – Pole Vault
Brittney Feivor – Mile
Monique Felix – High Jump, Long Jump
Ashley Gaffey – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Cassy Goodrich – 60m, Long Jump
Kaitlin Gramins – 800m
Evelyn Granados – 200m, 400m
Terica Harris – 60m, Long Jump
Nicole Jaffke – Pole Vault
Taylor Keating – 60 Hurdles
Nora Keller – 3000m
Keely Knobbe – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Isabel Lopez – 800m
Maya Marion – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Maeve McDonald – 3000m
Tatyana Pashibin – High Jump, Triple Jump
Sarah Poirier – 3000m
Madison Ricciardi – 60 Hurdles
Catherine Sherwood – 60 Hurdles, High Jump
Anna Strong – Long Jump
Gemma Tedeschi – Pole Vault
Monica Voudrie – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Omo Tseumah – High Jump
Erica Wanie – 400m
 
MEN
Brandon Bell – 60m, 200m, 4x400 pool
Maxwell Bullard – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Patrick Campbell – 3000m
Jack Carpenter – 3000m
Corey Cegelski – Long Jump, Triple Jump
Dwayne Dash Jr. – Long Jump
Djdade Denson – Long Jump
Nick Ebert – 200m
William Eggers – 60m, Long Jump
William Ford – Pole Vault
Brandan Franz – 600m
Nate Gomoll – 3000m
Alex Halloway – Triple Jump
Terrance Howard – Shot put, Weight Throw
Jon Klaiber – 3000m
James Kubik – Pole Vault
Vinny Martello – Pole Vault
Joel McBride – Weight Throw
Killion McGinnis – High Jump
Brendan McKinney – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Carson Meinholz – 60 Hurdles, High Jump
Henry Mierzwa – 800m
Aric Miller – Mile
Mathew Peter – 60 Hurdles
Kevin Ryan – Mile
Ryan Shields – Mile
Austin Stellpflug – Shot Put, Weight Throw
Greg Suarez – 600m
Brett Tobin – Triple Jump
Will Wolf – High Jump, Triple Jump
Joshua Word – 60m, 200m

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