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Friday, January 28, 2005
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FIRST HOME INDOOR MEET A SUCCESS

The first indoor track meet ever hosted by Muhlenberg was a smashing success, as both Mule teams took first place and had some excellent
Kim David
Sophomore Kim David won the pole vault and came in third in the 55 hurdles.
performances.

The Mule men scored 114 points, with Ursinus (78½) edging DeSales (77½) for second place. In the women’s competition, Muhlenberg finished with 106 points, ahead of Ursinus (77) and DeSales (51).

The top overall performer was senior John Brodowski, who won the 55-meter hurdles, long jump and pole vault and ran on the first-place 4x400-meter relay team. His long jump of 22-2 missed the school record he
Joel Haddock
Haddock won the triple jump with the third-best leap in program history. His long jump also was good for third on the all-time performance list.
set two years ago by one inch, and his time in the hurdles qualified for the ECAC Championships.

Also of note:

• Freshman Joel Haddock, in just his second week of competition, qualified for the ECAC Championships in both the long and triple jumps.

• Sophomore Lex Mercado ran in each of the final three events, winning the 400 meters by a 2.6-second margin, placing third in the 200 and anchoring the 4x400 relay team.

• Sophomore Matthew Sallese won the shot put, improving the
Matthew Sallese
Sallese was one of three Mules to throw the shot more than 40 feet.
personal record he set last week by 10 inches. Senior Beny Jose also set a P.R., finishing second.

For the women:

• Senior Ashlie Hankee ran an ECAC-qualifying time in the 55-meter hurdles for the second week in a row. She won that event and also tied for second in the 200 meters and third in the 55 meters.

• Freshman Erika Koop qualified for the ECACs while winning the high jump.

• Sophomore Rachel Drosdick led a 1-2-3-4 Mule finish in the long jump, missing the school record by a mere half-inch. She also joined Hankee as an ECAC qualifier in the 55 hurdles.

• Junior Danielle Seiler won the 400 meters by more than three seconds and also anchored the 4x400 relay team, which took first place (against the another Muhlenberg team), by 12 seconds.

Click here for Muhlenberg highlights.
Click here for complete results (as a Word document).


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Last updated January 28, 2005