April 21, 2013
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - The University of Notre Dame men's and women's track and field teams wrapped up the Polytan Invitational, Saturday (April 20th) registering a total of 14 event victories and 42 top-five finishes on the campus of Indiana University.
The Irish are back in action April 26-27 as the student-athletes will split at the each the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa and the Hillsdale Gina Relays in Hillsdale, Mich., before competing in the BIG EAST Championship (May 3-5) in Piscataway, N.J.
COMPLETE RESULTS (TOP-5)
Long Jump: Jessie Christian won the event with a winning jump of 5.70m.
100mH: Nevada Sorenson finished first (13.78).
100m: Aijah Urssery was the top finisher with a time of 12.06.
Hammer: Viven Devaney won the event with a hurl of 53.86m.
1,500m: Meg Ryan crossed the line at 4:32.95 to finish in third.
800m: Emily Frydrych was the runner-up with a time of 2:11.01.
Pole Vault: Ann Polcari picked up a fourth-place finish with a height of 3.67m.
Discus: Devaney Viven finished fifth with a distance of 42.21m.
4x400m: Megan Yanik, Amber Lalla, Margaret Bamgbose and Michelle Brown won the event for the "A" team with a time of 3:42.97. The Notre Dame "B" team composed of Jaclyn Winkel, Michelle Rotondo, Mikaila Chamblee and Nevada Sorenson placed third stopping the clock at 3:57.09.
5,000m: Jason Hoard placed fourth with a time of 14:50.37.
Javelin: Peter Kristiansen finished in third with a leap of 50.72m.
100m: Keith Mesidor was the event runner-up with a time of 11.00.
Triple Jump: Logan Renwick won the event with a distance of 14.78m.
400mH: Jarrod Buchanon placed second with a time of 52.77.