Army Open - 2008

Army Open
West Point, NY
Friday, January 25, 2008

Women 1 Mile Run
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    Name                    Year School                  Seed     Finals  Points
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  1 Howell, Megan                ARMY                 5:25.00    5:23.02  
  2 Brigham, Alyssa              Springfield          5:15.00    5:24.44  
  3 DiPaolo, Amanda              Springfield          5:30.00    5:30.00  
  4 Markowitz, Kathryn           RPI                  5:19.70    5:30.44  
  5 Condit, Cailey               Middlebury Colle     5:15.00    5:31.09  
  6 Gallagher, Courtney          Ithaca College       5:20.00    5:32.12  
  7 Harkness, Audrey             Ithaca College       5:20.00    5:32.37  
  8 Amitrani, Sara               Stevens              5:33.00    5:35.00  
  9 Boccio, Amanda               Ithaca College       5:30.00    5:37.73  
 10 Kersey, Alyssa               Ithaca College       5:25.00    5:38.00  
 11 Moskey, Sarah                Ithaca College       5:22.00    5:39.48  
 12 Franzese, Melissa            Stevens              5:27.00    5:41.00  
 13 Letarte, Jessica             ARMY                 5:25.00    5:42.53  
 14 Ortiz, Cathy                 Ithaca College       5:25.00    5:46.18  
 15 Danczyk, Anne                ARMY                 5:25.00    5:52.91  
 16 Hardy, Lindsey               Ithaca College       5:34.00    6:02.00  
 17 Engelbrecht, Carol           RPI                             6:14.00  
 18 Grace, Sophie                Ithaca College       5:45.00    7:33.00  

The Army women's track and field team turned in an impressive showing this weekend at the Army Open at the Gillis Field House in West Point. The Black Knights took home individual titles in 10 events over the two day meet with Angela Jenkins leading the way with three individual wins.

Senior Megan Howell, sophomore Ashley Morgan, freshman Tonya Stallard, freshman Jenny Dunten and sophomore Kim Mallard were all amongst the event winners for the women's team.

Jenkins took the top spot in the long jump with a leap of 5.35 meters with senior Julia Miller finishing third in the event with a jump of 5.00 meters. The duo combined to finish in the same order in the 60-meter dash with Jenkins winning the event in 8.17 seconds and Miller placing third in 8.43 seconds. Jenkins also placed sixth in the high jump with a clearance of 1.48m.

Jenkins also placed first in the triple jump with a leap of 11.38 meters. Senior Janelle Jones was third in the event with a jump of 10.79 meters.

Howell paced the field in the mile with a time of 5:23.02. She was joined in the event by freshmen Jessica Letarte (13th, 5:42.53) and Anne Danczyk (15th, 5:52.91).

Stallard took top honors in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.36 seconds and was joined by fellow freshman Hallie Huggins who finished second at 9.63 seconds.

Dunten took first-place in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 3:10 while fellow freshman Marie Hokenson placed second in 3:10.11. Junior Margaret Kim was fifth in 3:17.83.

Also picking up a win for the Army women was sophomore Ashley Morgan in the 3,000-meter run. Morgan ran in the 5,000-meter run at the Penn State National Invite on Friday before traveling back to West Point Saturday morning to compete in the 3,000m. Morgan clocked a time of 10:29.09 in with sophomore Stephanie Schoeneman placing fifth in the race in 10:57.42.

The weight throw was one of the top events for the Army team as the Black Knights claimed three of the top-four places and five of the top-ten. Sophomore Kim Mallard took the title with a throw of 14.91 meters with sophomore Taneshina Wright placing third (14.50m) and junior Cynthea Tossie placing fourth (14.19m). Amanda Napolitani was ninth with Ashley Sorensen finishing 10th in the event.

The Army women's throwers also flexed their muscle in the shot put, claiming the top-three spots. Junior Kelcee Moody won the event with a throw of 12.14 meters with senior Jennifer Hanby in second (11.56m) and freshman Savannah Schue in third (10.67m).

In the pentathlon, freshman Tonya Stallard won the event with 2,388 points with Ashley Sorensen in second and Lenora Earley in third.

Sophomore Andrea Filozof took second in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:16.13 while fellow sophomore Toni Oestmann was fourth in the 800-meters (2:25.25).

Also recording top-five finishes for Army was Jessica Nelson, fifth in the 200m (28.30), Meghan Curran, fifth in the 800m (2:28.19), Latoya Hall, fourth in the 500m (1:23.56) and Maxine Gourley, fourth in the pole vault (2.75m).

The Army women are back in action next weekend when the team travels to Annapolis, Md., to take on Navy in the annual Army-Navy dual meet. The women's meet is scheduled to begin at 2:10 p.m.