UTICA, N.Y. (January 27, 2019) – SUNY Delhi track and field made a return trip to Utica College on Saturday to compete at the Pioneer Classic, where the men and women combined for five top-four finishes.
The Utica area was recently a frequent spot for the Broncos this season. They previously competed at UC in December, and were even at nearby Hamilton College last week. This go-around saw Delhi compete against the likes of RPI, Geneseo, Ithaca, Nazareth and Cortland.
After winning the 800 meters in her previous visit to Utica, freshman Katerina Salcedo took third in the 400 meters Saturday at 1:03.11. Three men's distance runners grabbed the next top-five spots in the 5K, all finishing within one second of each other. Nicholas Arnecke finished second at 15:28.50, less than two seconds off the pace, while Kobie Lane took third at 15:28.99 and Abshir Yerow fourth at 15:29.15. Pole vaulter Matthew Scavetta locked up a fourth-place mark with a season-high 4.35m.
Thrower Diana Echols turned in a season best in the weight throw at 13.18m, as did Shamar Barker in the 200 meters at 23.52 and Ted Oster in the 800 meters at 2:05.09. Alexis Stevenson clocked in a career best in the mile at 6:33.92, as well as Tristen Bowker in the 5K at 21:23.90.
Head coach Robb Munro's team will take a visit to Ithaca College on Saturday for the Bomber Invite. The meet will serve as a good postseason preview for the Broncos, as Ithaca will host the AARTFC Indoor Championships on Mar. 2.
SUNY DELHI TEAM RESULTS
200 METER DASH
WOMEN: 16. Katerina Salcedo – 28.08, 25. Erica Cornmire – 28.61, 32. Jaylynn Sheppard – 28.98, 35. Diara Oliver – 29.09, 36. Naomi Mullings – 29.14, 49. Susan Hoskins – 30.16, 64. Courtney Daniels – 33.18
400 METER DASH
MEN: 13. Shamar Barker – 53.68
800 METER RUN
ONE MILE RUN
5000 METER RUN
WOMEN: 7. Tristen Bowker – 21:23.90
MEN: 9. Hashim Gambari – 1.73m
WOMEN: 20. Susan Hoskins – 1.36m
WOMEN: 15. Aliyah McLean – 4.58m
MEN: 4. Matthew Scavetta – 4.35m