Jan. 18, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University track team opened its 2013 season on Thursday competing against 15 teams at the Gator Invitational hosted by University of Florida.
The Owls posted a great performance with several athletes breaking into FAU's all-time top-10 and several set personal records. Ronja Siekmann ran a 8.13 in the 55-meter hurdle, which is No.4 all-time at FAU. Jessica Jetmore is now third all-time in the pole vault record with 3.15m and Joelle Etiennemoved to 4th all-time in the long jump with a jump of 5.40m.
The following athletes also broke into FAU's all-time top-10 at the Gator Invitational:
- Anna-Lisa Myers - 400 meters (10th, 58.53)
- Lauren Walton - 55 meter hurdles (6th, 8.28)
- Tatiana David - 55 meter hurdles (7th, 8.30) & high jump (6th, 1.51m)
- Ashley Stewart - high jump (6th, 1.51m)
- Demetria Brown - triple jump (5th, 11.15m)
- Tanisha Coppin, Annalisa Myers, Valerie Dixon, Ronja Siekmann - 4x400 meter relay (8th, 3:55.65)
FAU will be traveling back to Gainesville for the Jimmy Carnes Invitational on January 26 before heading up north for the Akron Invitational in Ohio on February 1-2.