March 24, 2013
CORAL GABLES, FL - The Florida Atlantic University track team competed in the University of Miami's second invitational of outdoor track season on Saturday. The team took 14 top-three finishes at the meet, including first-place finishes by Ronja Siekmann, Tanisha Coppin, and Michael Vidal.
Siekmann took first-place in the women's javelin throw with a final 37.22 m. The freshman beat the second-place finisher by over six meters.
Coppin finished in first for the 800 meter (2:19.88). She was followed by teammate Valerie Dixon who took second-place.
Sophomore Vidal competed in the 1500 meter run finishing in first-place with a final time of 3:55.09. Florida Atlantic took the second and third-place finish for the event as well with Sean Herring (4:03.98) and Eric Kessler (4:07.78).
The following student-athletes also took top-three finishes at the meet: