BOCA RATON, Fla. - Women’s track will return to Gainesville, Fla. and the University of Florida this weekend for the Tom Jones Memorial Percy Beard Invitational held Friday, April 22. The team is looking forward to competing and hopeful to break more school records.
Events: In the field Frida Thorsås will compete in the long jump along with teammate Mar’Rhea Everheart. Thorsås also will compete in the shot put. Senior Ashley Stewart will compete in the high jump.
On the sprint side, in the 100m hurdles, Stewart, Crystal McDougle, Cassidy Smith and Thorsås will compete. In the 4 by 100m relay - the team will be comprised of Deja Jones, Sitia Martinez, Jada Massie, Regina Wilkerson with Leila Elliot scheduled as the alternate. In the 100m dash - Elliot and Massie will compete. In the open 400m dash - Martinez, Sherline Valentin and Berneta Boldin will compete. In the 400m hurdles - McDougle and Smith will compete. In the 200m dash - Jones, Wilkerson, Elliot, Massie and Thorsås will compete.
On the distance side - Carydaliz Fontanez will compete in the 800m run. In the 3000m run seniors Kia Heller-Spencer and Clare Brinkman will compete along with sophomores Christina Schultz and Jasmine Van Tine. In the 1500m run - Fontanez will be the veteran along with freshman Bethany Hardcastle and Sophia Clark. The meet will close with the 4 by 400m relay with the team consisting of Martinez, Valentin, Boldin, Wilkerson and Elliot being the alternate if needed.
Results: Results will be posted at FAUsports.com upon completion of the meet.
Next Meet: The following meet will take place on May 6th at the University of North Florida. It is the NCAA Preview Meet.