UDM - Women's Track and Field Finishes in Windsor
Provided by UDM
WINDSOR, Ontario (2/13/16) – The University of Detroit Mercy women's track and field team wrapped up competition in the Windsor Team Challenge from the University of Windsor on Saturday.
With two weeks to go before the Horizon League Championships, the Titans crossed the border to continue to sharpen their performance.
Detroit placed three inside the top 10 of the 1,000-meter run, led by Samantha Zakalowski in fourth. Zakalowski set a personal record with 3:04.61, the ninth-fastest all-time Titan mark. Sydnie Fetherolf finished fifth at 3:08.66, while Haley Morairty came in eighth at 3:11.87.
Junior Ashley Bayles placed third in the shot put with a throw of 13.26 meters. Delaney O'Rourke finished 11th in the shot put after a toss of 11.17 meters.
In the 4x800-meter relay, the Titans group of Zakalowski, Fetherolf, Elizabeth Mullen and Morairty placed second with a pace of 9:53.33.
Taylor Smith earned points for Detroit in the 3,000-meter run with a 11:11.22.
In the 60-meter dash, senior Allison Garner earned a point for the Titans after finishing sixth at 7.84. A.J. Carnathan followed in seventh, clocking in at 7.91. Jayona Dent finished tenth in the event with a time of 8.04.
Senior Aisha Potts-Tyre earned a point from the sixth position in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.12. She then finished sixth in the triple jump with a clearance of 10.88 meters.
The relay team of Garner, Brogan Holmes, Jessica Doherty and Alyson Hamilton led the Titans with a fifth-place finish in the 4x200-meter relay. The quartet finished in 1:46.27, followed by the foursome of Carnathan, Natalie Vizard, Kye Dozier and Jhayla Mosley at 1:49.92.
Dozier, Carnathan, Holmes and Vizard competed in the 4x400-meter relay and finished second in a time of 4:13.06.
Holmes led the Titans in the 300-meter dash with a 15th-place finish at 42.15. Dozier followed in 17th at 42.40, just ahead of Dent in 18th at 42.53.
Potts-Tyre finished 13th in the long jump with a leap of 4.91 meters, followed by Paige Anderson in 16th and a 4.47 meter mark.
The Titans return to action Friday, Feb. 19 for the GVSU Tune-Up from Grand Valley State University. Detroit will then turn its attention to the Horizon League Indoor Championships on Feb. 27 and 28.