Track & Field opens outdoor season at Monmouth
March 26, 2012
West Long Branch, N.J. - Stony Brook's track & field teams opened the 2012 outdoor season at Monmouth last weekend. The men's and women's 5,000 and the women's 1,500 shined in the first outdoor meet of the season.
Sophomore Carlos Roa (Jamaica, N.Y.), senior Thomas Rammelkamp (Miller Place, N.Y.) and sophomore Nicholas Lemon (Middletown, N.Y.) placed second, third and fourth with times of 14:57.18, 15:07.83 and 15:13.15. Roa's time broke a seven-year-old meet record.
The trio of seniors Mary O'Connor (Waterford, Ireland), Carolina Cortes (Woodmere, N.Y.) and Kristal Conklin (Middletown, N.Y.) took first, second and third in the 1,500 with times of 4:38.03, 4:39.37 and 4:40.43.
Freshman Adam Davies (Lindenhurst, N.Y.) recorded a long jump of 5.84 meters.
Sophomore Andrea Giannini(Trumbull, Conn.) placed fourth in the javelin (39.33m), a new school record.
The outdoor season continues on April 4 with the first annual Stony Brook Quad Meet.