Bauer All-East; Carnevale Breaks Hurdles Record

Monday, May 13, 2013

Amber Lee Wojtkowski Three Muhlenberg athletes tried to improve their chances of qualifying for the NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships by competing at last chance meets.

Yesterday, sophomore Tyler Bauer earned All-East honors by placing eighth in the javelin at the IC4A Championships. In a field of 25 throwers at Princeton, Bauer was one of only two from Division III. The other, from Rutgers-Camden, owns the best javelin mark in Division III this season and finished second.

Bauer beat 17 Division I athletes by throwing 204 feet on his first attempt. Although that didn’t improve his standing on the performance list, Bauer is in good shape with the 10th-best mark in Division III this season and less than a week to go until championship berths are announced.

Today, junior Stephanie Carnevale broke her own school record by running 14.70 in the 100-meter hurdles at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet. She was headed for a much faster time before knocking over the ninth hurdle. Carnevale improved slightly on her previous record time of 14.76, which was 26th in Division III entering the meet.

She and classmate Amber Lee Wojtkowski (left), who finished in 16.00, will run again at the ECAC Championships at Springfield on Thursday.