Seawolves run at Metropolitan Championships

Terry Martin

Jan. 28, 2012

New York, N.Y. - Stony Brook's track & field teams competed at the Metropolitan Championships hosted at the Armory on Friday.

Freshman Terry Martin (Bloomingburg, N.Y.) set a school record (8.35) in the 60m hurdles preliminaries. He finished second in the finals (8.38).

In the last event of the evening, the 4x400m relay team of Martin, sophomore Robert Taylor (Jamaica, N.Y.), sophomore Adam Jacobs (Rexford, N.Y) and freshman Frank Gravano (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) ran a 3:26.17 for sixth place, qualifying the team for the METS at the prestigious Millrose Games.

On the women's side, senior Lucy Van Dalen (Wanganui, New Zealand) won the 800m with a time of 2:07.61, a new school record, as she qualified for the ECAC Championships. The women's distance medley team of sophomore Olivia Burne (Palmerston North, New Zealand), senior LaQuashia Hall (New York, N.Y.), Van Dalen, and junior Annie Keown (Auckland, New Zealand) took first in an ECAC qualifying time of 11:46.78.

Next up for Stony Brook is the Giegengack Invitational at Yale University.