March 15, 2011

Outdoor Track & Field Season Outlook: Jumps

Providence, RI- For the jumps group, the indoor season was highlighted by two seniors who had their best and most consistent performances this indoor season.  Rachel Biblo capped her indoor career with her second consecutive All-Ivy performance (40'11.50).  Gabriela Baiter followed up with a fourth place finish at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships (40'7) to tie her outdoor season best from a year ago.  Baiter went on to finish 6th in the ECAC triple jump.

Sophomore Kenny Thompson looks to carry his success over to outdoor after having his best season of his young collegiate career.  At the Indoor Heptagonal Championships, Thompson earned sixth place with a personal best mark of 46'9.   

AJ Fitzgerald continues to provide strong leadership for the vertical event groups.  He earned a personal best 6'6 at the Harvard Challenge at the end of January.

Hannah Wallace matched her outdoor season best (12'1.50) this indoor season at the Indoor Heptagonal Championships.  She went on to finish 9th at the ECAC meet.  Wallace looks to move her career further along by qualifying for the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds.

Freshman decathlete Evan Weinstock represented Brown Track and Field well by earning third in the indoor heptathlon.  He is the first heptathlete in Brown Track and Field history.  Look for Weinstock to continue making history as he moves outdoor to the decathlon.

Chelsea Hartigan, Hanna McPhee and Sean Igelman look to contribute in a huge way in the pole vault for Bruno.  Hartigan had a strong indoor season with a Brown top ten all-time performance of 11'5.75.  McPhee also had a strong indoor season with her best indoor season as a vaulter.  Igelman looks forward to competing for Brown University after an injury plagued indoor season.  His mark from December stood as a top 20 mark throughout the entire season.