Loyola track and field sets two records at Southern Miss Invitational

Sat, 03/15/2014

Freese took 4th place as the Pack set two new records on Saturday

(Hattiesburg, La.) Loyola University New Orleans set two school records on Saturday at the Southern Mississippi Invitational at the USM Track and Field and Soccer Complex.

Freshman Justin Johnson set the school mark in the 200m dash as he raced the event in 22.72 seconds. That was .03 seconds faster than Claude Nelson’s school mark which was set last season at the Southeastern Invitational on April 19th, 2013.

Toren Arnold took down the school’s record in the 800m when he ran a 2:00.31 mark. The previous school record had been held by Joe Kutner since 2002. Kutner ran 2:02.42 at a race in Dallas, Texas and had sat in the record books until the freshman moved to the top on Saturday.

Michael Corso took third place in the 5000m race with a time of 16:09.09, less than a second off the school record which was set by Paul Freese last season.  Freese finished the race in 16:20.88 which was fourth in the race. 

Elizabeth Gienger took second place in the 5000m women’s race when she finished with a mark of 20:35.59.

Results

Women

200m
Naja Cowan- 28:48

400m
Andrea-Channell Hampton- 1:08.80

800m
Emma Larson- 2:33.08
Kennedi Henneberger- 2:34.53
Jessica Williams- 2:35.36
Denise Powell- 2:36.85

1500m
Kennedi Henneberger- 5:16.15
Julia Sweeney- 6:02.80

5000m
Elizabeth Gienger: 20:35.59
Ashleigh Sparks: 22:27.28

400m IM Hurdles
Harley Augustine: 1:15.33

4x400m Relay
Naja Cowan, Harley Augustine, Emma Larson, Jessica Williams- 4:35.30

Women’s Pole Vault
Maddie Guidry NH

Men

100m
Mark Robinson- 11.74

200m
Justin Johnson- 22.72*

400m
Piero Ramirez- 52.83
Mario Ramirez- 54.62

800m
Toren Arnold- 2:00.31*
Peyton Bock- 2:07.48

5000m
Mike Corso- 16:09.09
Paul Freese- 16:20.88
Jonathan Malbrue-17:33.73
Alexander Morano-  18:29.38
Henry Gerbracht-DNF

4x400m Relay
Justin Johnson, Christian Lynch, Piero Ramirez, Mario Ramirez - 3:28.35

Long Jump
Anthony Parker- 6.33m
Christian Lynch- 5.70m

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