March 31, 2013
JACKSONVILLE, FL - Florida Atlantic University continued outdoor track season at the University of North Florida's Osprey Invite. Sophomore Michael Vidal took a second-place finish in the 800 meter and set a new school record to highlight the meet.
Vidal finished the 800 in 1:52.30, only 0.40 of a second after the first-place finish. Florida Atlantic took four more top-three finishes. Chloe Sell and Danielle Aromashodu finished in second in the 5k (18:06.90)and 400 meter hurdles (59.87), respectively.
Freshman Ronja Siekmann took third-place in the women's javelin event with 36.89m. To round out the top-three finishers, FAU's 4x400m relay tteam finished in second-place and set the third best time in school history. The team consists of Danielle Aromashodu, Tanisha Coppin, Annalisa Myers, and Valerie Dixon.
Seven student-athletes set new personal records at UNF's Invitational:
Florida Atlantic will travel to Gainesville, Florida on Friday, April 5 for the University of Florida's two-day Florida Relays.