Burne wins women's 1,000, meets ECAC standard at Saturday Night Shootout

Olivia Burne impressed in her first indoor meet of the season

Jan. 19, 2014


NEW YORK - In her first meet of the season, senior Olivia Burne of the Stony Brook women's track and field team posted an ECAC qualifying time of 2:51.50 and took first in the 1,000 at the Saturday Night Shootout hosted by NYU at Armory Track. Sophomore Bradley Amazan and junior Chris Hand highlighted the men's team's night. Amazan secured fourth in the 800 in 1:54.15, and Hand won the men's weight throw with a 16.64-meter heave.

Amazan's qualified him for the IC4As. 

Burne teamed up junior Kate Pouder, freshman Elizabeth Caldwell and senior Robin Lynn to win the women's 4x800 relay in 9:25.64.

Pouder and Lynn joined Burne in the top 10 in the women's 1,000, with Pouder placing third in 3:01.06 and Lynn coming in 10th in 3:07.78. Caldwell was third in the women's mile in 5:09.17, while freshman Christine Eisenberg logged a time of 5:22.92 and placed seventh. Sophomore Tara Peck clocked in at 10:23.76 and was fourth in the women's 3,000, and freshman Megan Cooney finished sixth in 10:43.75.

Sophomore Sara Conway was eighth in the high jump in 1.55.

Senior Matt Zampariello ran the men's 3,000 in 8:55.50 and placed seventh. Seniors Sam Kimmey and James Snak took seventh and eighth, respectively, in the men's 1,000 in 2:35.76 and 2:35.79.



Snak and Kimmey joined sophomores Alex Lopresti and Tyler Keys on the men's 4x800-meter relay team that placed third in the event in 8:00.08.

The men's 4x400-meter relay team consisting of senior Robert Taylor, junior Adam Davies and sophomores Vincenzo Battaglia and Amazan finished eighth in 3:32.62. Davies, junior Frank Gravano, freshman Seth Williams and freshman Ryan Clarke placed sixth in the 1,600 sprint medley relay in 3:53.32.

In the men's field events, Williams finished seventh in the men's high jump with a 1.94-meter jump, and senior Anthony Fratto was sixth in the weight throw on a throw of 14.62 meters.

The Seawolves next compete in the Terrier Classic hosted by Boston University Jan. 24-25.