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Irish Finish Competition At Both Indiana Relays and New Mexico Invitational
Senior Alexa Aragon
 
Senior Alexa Aragon

Feb. 2, 2014

Complete Results

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The University of Notre Dame men's and women's track and field teams spent the weekend split between Bloomington, Ind., and Albuquerque, N.M., at the Indiana Relays and New Mexico Invitational.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- The Irish had a combined 20 top-five finishes at the New Mexico Invitational, with the men coming in third overall and the women placing fourth of nine teams.

There were some strong performances by Irish athletes. Danielle Aragon finished in the women's 800 M run with a time of 2:11.57. Her sister, Alexa Aragon, won the gold for Notre Dame in the 3000 M run at 9:46.08.

Another pair of sisters, Kaila (8.31) and Jade Barber (8.44), finished in second and third respectively in the finals for 60 M hurdles. In the 4x400 M relay, Jade Barber, Michelle Brown, Megan Yanik and Margaret Bamgbose finished in second of nine teams at 3:38.91.

On the men's side, plenty of athletes came in first place. Josh Atkinson took first for the Irish in the 60 M dash with a time of 6.84. Patrick Feeney also took the gold in the 400 M dash (46.53), and Jeremy Rae had another first-place finish in the Mile with a time of 4:02.62. Nick Happe also won the 3000 M run event for Notre Dame at 8:15.25. Jake Kildoo was right behind him in second place with a time of 8:27.04. 

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. --- For those who stayed in state, many Irish athletes saw good action at the Indiana Relays.

Some highlighted performances include:

Madlen Karnatz came in first in her section of the 200 M dash with a time of 26.50.

Karen Lesiewicz placed third in her section of the 3000 M run at 10.14.64.

Kelly Burke tied for first in the women's triple jump with a leap of 11.72m.

Conner Stapleton (50.34) and Aaron Dunn (50.03) both placed first in their respective sections of the men's 400 M dash.

Grant Koch took the silver of the 800 M dash with a time of 1.54.51. Eddy Gibbons was hardly more than a tenth of a second behind him in third with a time of 1:54.64.

Patrick Lesiewicz finished in third of the 3000 M run at 8:25.79.

In the men's Long Jump, Carson Barnes finished in third for Notre Dame with a leap of 6.61m.

Notre Dame hosts the Meyo Invitational this Friday and Saturday at home. Action gets started on Friday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m. 

--Lauren Chval, Media Relations Assistant 

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Event Calendar

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January 30
N/A
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
RECAP
February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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