Oakland Completes Action at Seventh Annual UDM-Oakland Dual Meet
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DETROIT - Micah Jones won the long jump and the high jump events and Brittni Hutton earned two first-place finishes for the women, while Brandon Griffin won two long distance events and Andrew Stebbins set a school record in the shot put as the Oakland men's and women's track and field teams competed against Detroit in the seventh annual UDM-Oakland Dual Meet, Saturday afternoon at Titan Field.
"This is always a fun say for our athletes and I am very proud of the way they performed today," said head coach Paul Rice. "It's tough to beat Detroit with our lack of depth, but every event we competed in we did exceptionally well. I am very happy to for Andy Stebbins shattering his school record in the shot put and watching our relays was very exciting"
The Oakland women fell to Detroit 111-77 as UDM is now 5-2 all-time against the Golden Grizzlies. The men fell with a final score of 111-71 as Oakland falls to 1-6 all-time against the Titans.
Micah Jones won the long jump with a final mark of 17 feet, 5 inches and the high jump with a mark of 5 feet, 1 inch. She also earned a runner-up finish in the triple jump with a jump of 36 feet, 3 inches. Hutton won the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:07.05 and the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:57.07. Lia Jones finished behind Hutton in the 3,000-meter run by only .04 seconds with a time of 10:07.09.
Serena San Cartier finished first in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 14.94 and Autumn Cleverley earned a first-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:16.93.
Stebbins set the school-record in the shot put with a mark of 52 feet, 9 inches, beating the previous mark by more than two feet. Griffin won the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:42.79 and the 1-mile run with a time of 4:23.79.
On the track, Steven Marcinkowski finished first in the 2,000-meter steeplechase, Kyle Wilson earned a first-place finish in the 400-meter dash and Anthony Sterzick and David Magnotte finished first and second in the 800-meter run. In the field events, Anthony Gallegos earned a first-place finish in the javelin throw with a mark on 131 feet, 4 inches.
"The crowd definitely saw a great show today as it was electric on the home stretch all day," added Rice. "UDM were great hosts as always on a beautiful weather day."
The Golden Grizzlies will be in action next weekend as they travel to Bucknell in Lewisburg, Pa. to compete in the Bison Outdoor Classic.