Notre Dame To Send 51 Student-Athletes To BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

Notre Dame To Send 51 Student-Athletes To BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

Notre Dame To Send 51 Student-Athletes To BIG EAST Outdoor Championships
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Notre Dame To Send 51 Student-Athletes To BIG EAST Outdoor Championships

Balazs Molnar looks to defend 400m Hurdles crown.

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Over fifty student-athletes – included defending men’s 400m Hurdles champion Balazs Molnar – will represent Notre Dame this week at the 2008 BIG EAST Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The meet will be held May 2-4 at Jumbo Elliot Track at Villanova Stadium.

Fans can follow the action with live stats and video available at
www.BIGEAST.org.

The Notre Dame women hope to defend their overall team crown from one season ago. The men’s team finished third with 110.5 points in 2007 after winning three of the previous four titles.

Justin Schneider is the top Irish competitor in the decathlon with a league-best 6,810-point total. Alyissa Hasan has automatically qualified for the NCAA Championship with her total of 5,509 points in the heptathlon, also topping the conference with that mark.

BIG EAST Outdoor Championship Qualifiers

100m Dash (M)
Miklos Szebeny – 10.69
Tyrell Atkins – 10.99

100 Dash (W)
Brienne Davis – 11.85

200m Dash (M)
MikLos Szebeny – 21.75
Jeff Farnell – 21.86

200m Dash (W)
Joanna Schultz – 24.20
Brienne Davis – 24.43

400m Dash (M)
Balazs Molnar – 48.00
Austin Wechter – 49.00
Billy Buzaid – 49.01

400m Dash (W)
Joanna Schultz – 54.14
Cora Dayon – 55.29
Samantha Williams – 56.31
Crysta Swayzer – 56.38
Natalie Johnson – 56.39

800m Run (M)
John Cavanaugh – 1:50.66
Adam Currie – 1:50.67
Blake Choplin – 1:51.36
Jake Watson – 1:51.45
Jamal Afridi – 1:51.99
Balazs Molnar – 1:52.31

800m Run (W)
Natalie Johnson – 2:08.09
Kelly Langhans – 2:08.65
Jacqueline Carter – 2:12.74

1,500m Run (M)
Kurt Benninger – 3:41.92
Jake Watson – 3:42.19
Patrick Smyth – 3:43.39
John Cavanaugh – 3:47.21
Daniel Clark – 3:47.70
Jake Walker – 3:50.05
Adam Currie – 3:50.60

1,500m Run (W)
Julie Opet – 4:31.77

5,000m Run (M)
Patrick Smyth – 13:45.72
Jake Walker – 14:14.29
Dan Jackson – 14:22.79

5,000m Run (W)
Marissa Treece – 16:59.61

110m High Hurdles (W)
Alyissa Hasan – 13.82
Kali Watkins – 14.50

400m Intermediate Hurdles (M)
Austin Wechter – 51.91
Balazs Molnar – 53.69

400m Intermediate Hurdles (W)
Joanna Schultz – 1:01.24

3,000m Steeplechase (W)
Lindsey Ferguson – 10:45.73
Becca Bauman – 11:18.00

High Jump (M)
Blair Majcina – 2.10m
Justin Schneider – 2.10m

High Jump (W)
Alyissa Hasan – 1.71m

Pole Vault (M)
Matt Schipper – 5.05m
Brian Mahon – 4.75m
Jim Merchun – 4.75m
Mike Yassay – 4.60m

Pole Vault (W)
Mary Saxer – 4.00m
Jessica Sullivan – 3.55m

Long Jump (M)
Eric Quick – 7.53m

Long Jump (W)
Alyissa Hasan – 6.04m
Mary Saxer – 5.73m

Triple Jump (M)
Eric Quick – 15.01m

Triple Jump (W)
Jaime Minor – 11.48m

Shot Put (M)
Mike Schubert – 17.14m
Denes Veres – 17.12m
Brandon Drenon – 16.66m
John Belcher – 15.66

Shot Put (W)
Anna Weber – 14.51m
Jaclyn Espinoza – 13.97m

Discus Throw (M)
Brandon Drenon – 52.37
John Belcher – 47.14m
Mike Schubert – 44.98m

Discus Throw (W)
Jaclyn Espinoza – 49.78m
Anna Weber – 43.34m

Hammer Throw (M)
Greg Davis – 54.70
Jeff Mensch – 51.17m
John Belcher – 51.13m

Hammer Throw (W)
Anna Weber – 58.16m
Rudy Atang – 46.52m

Javelin Throw (W)
Elise Knutzen – 42.51m

Decathlon (M)
Justin Schneider – 6,810

Heptathlon (W)
Alyissa Hasan – 5,509

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