UDM - Women Post 4-0 Record in Weekend Dual Meets
Provided by UDM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (1/25/2014) -- The University of Detroit Mercy women's indoor track and field team competed in the IPFW Quadrangular at the Hillard Gates Sports Center and the Titans went 4-0 in separate dual meets.
After snowy conditions delayed the start of the competition by an hour, the Titans posted four scored dual-meet victories. UDM posted a 110-55 score over IPFW, a 123-19 total over IUPUI, downed Butler 106-49, and then finished off Xavier (Ohio) 111-48.
The Titan throwers had another good day as senior Allyson Koglin came in second with in weight throw at 15.79m in a field of six. Freshman Ashley Bussing set a personal best for the second straight week with a toss of 12.47m to improve on her mark of 12.21 and finish third in the event. Bussing was also third in the shot put with a personal best of 12.47m and sophomore Aisha Potts-Tyre also had a PR at 10.24m.
Sophomore Allison Garner took a win in the 60 meter run with a time of 7.86 topping a field of eight.
In the high jump, junior Hana Hunt had to win a jump off to take first place but she did with a clearance of 1.55m. The multi-athlete also set a personal best in the shot put with a toss of 8.81m.
Senior Louisa Coppola led from start-to-finish among 16 runners in the mile run with a time of 5:00.23 as she just missed out on a time of under five minutes.
In the 60 meter hurdles, senior Brandee Hart had a time of 9.09 and sophomore Aisha Potts-Tyre had a mark of 9.44 as the pair finished 1-2.
In the 400 meter run, it was as easy as 1-2-3 for the Titans as UDM claimed the top three positions in the field of nine. Junior Jasmine Greene at 59.75, graduate student Shannon Marchant at 1:00.06, and freshman Jayona Dent at 1:01.10.
In the 4x400 meter relay, the Titan foursome of Hart, Hunt, Marchant, and Greene had a time of 3:59.90 which was just off the team's top season mark of 3:59.81 set at the Red Simmons Invitational at Michigan last weekend.
The next scheduled meet for Detroit is scheduled for Jan. 31 as the Titans will participate in the Findlay Open in Findlay, Ohio.
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