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Friday, March 24, 2006
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STRONG OUTDOOR START FOR TRACK

Despite the chilly, overcast conditions, it was a bright beginning to the outdoor season for the Muhlenberg track and field teams
Steve Rothwell
Junior Steve Rothwell was in third place after the first lap of the 800 meters (above), but made his move at the start of the backstretch and won by more than a second with a clocking of 1:56.48. The ECAC standard is 1:56.24.
at the Lehigh Valley Invitational, hosted by Kutztown.

The women’s team produced five ECAC qualifiers, while the men had a few near-misses.

Leading the way was senior Karen Mount, who was unchallenged in winning both the 800 and 1,500. Running against Division I and II athletes, Mount took the 800 by three seconds and the 1,500 by an incredible 12 seconds. She broke her own school record in both and barely missed both NCAA provisional qualifying standards (by 0.44 in the 800 and 1.06 in the
WOMEN’S GOLF FIFTH AT MOUNT

Fielding a complete squad for the first time this spring, the Muhlenberg women’s golf team finished fifth at the Mount St. Mary’s Spring Thing.

The Mules defeated the only other Division III team, Centennial Conference rival Dickinson, by 21 strokes. Junior Kristen Amore was 18th overall with a 98, three strokes better than sophomore Dana Bielecki.

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1,500) – an extraordinary achievement for the first meet of the season.

Junior Rachel Drosdick won the high hurdles in ECAC-qualifying time, and senior Danielle Seiler was within three-quarters of a second of the NCAA provisional cut while finishing second in the intermediate hurdles. Seiler also ran on the 4x100 relay team that qualified for ECACs.

In the 5,000 meters, contested on Thursday at DeSales, sophomore Sara Gearin finished in first place with the fourth-best 5K time in team history.

For the men, junior Matthew Sallese threw a personal-best 46-4 in the shot put, coming within five inches of the ECAC standard. Freshman Corey Stanton missed qualifying for ECACs in the javelin by fewer than four feet.

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Last updated March 24, 2006