Track & Field places well at Naz/Roc City Classic Monday

(Lindsey Therrien finished in 24th place overall on Monday in 100-meter hurdles, posting a 18.25).

(Christopher Simmons placed second in the long jump on Monday, leaping 6.52 meter at Nazareth College).

ROCHESTER, NY – Competing in 17 total events between the men and women on Monday (4/11) at Golden Flyer Stadium in Rochester, NY – the Herkimer Generals track & field program combined for seven top 10 finishes.

Leading the way with three individually was Christopher Simmons (Utica, NY). Simmons placed third in the 100-meter dash (11.27) and second in both the long jump (6.52m) and triple jump (12.98m). His fourth top 10 finish came in the 4x100-meter dash with Jhamel Cohen (Brooklyn, NY), Tyrique Rideau (Westchester, NY) and Adrian Young (Newburgh, NY). The group placed sixth in the event, posting a 44.46 which is the ninth fastest time in the nation currently.

For the men, the other two top 10 finishes came in the 3000-meter steeplechase and 400-meter hurdles. Norman Clayton (Bronx, NY) ran the 3000, giving his best effort thus far in the season. His 11:13.60 is currently the second fastest time in the nation, second to Mohawk Valley’s Bryan VanHall (11:03.90). As for the 400-meter, Kenwyn Gibbs Jr. (Brooklyn, NY) ran for 10th overall, posting a 1:12.35.

The last top 10 finish came in the 4x100-meter relay for the women. Running the four legs was Gabrielle Bridgewater (Fort Plain, NY), Shannon Shirley (Bronx, NY), LuAisha Charles (Middletown, NY) and Katrina Murray (Rochester, NY). The group posted a 56.19 which gave them fifth place overall. That time is currently the 10th fastest time in the nation.


100-meter Dash (3rd 11.27 22nd 11.98, 28th 12.46, 31st 12.65, 34th 12.91) Simmons, Cohen, Garcia, Clouthier, Bryant

200-meter Dash (16th 23.33, 34th 24.54, 41st 25.2, 45th 26.8) Simmons, Young, Clouthier, Garcia

400-meter Dash (18th 53.57, 31st 55.42, 32nd 55.43, 39th 57.84, 42nd 1:00.43, 43rd 1:01.30, 44th 1:03.37, 45th 1:06.19) Simmons, Cohen, Young, Clayton, Parker, Gibbs Jr., Arnold, Moreno

800-meter Run (40th 2:08.47, 51st 2:17.62, 55th 2:32.60) Parker, Clayton, Arnold

400-meter Hurdles (10th 1:12.35) Gibbs Jr.

3000-meter Steeplechase (9th 11:13.60) Clayton

4x100-meter Relay (6th 44.46) Cohen, Rideau, Young, Simmons

Long Jump (2nd 6.52m, 7th 6.07m) Simmons, Rideau

Triple Jump (2nd 12.98m, 11th 9.95m) Simmons, Young

Shot Put (26th 7.13m, 28th 6.13m) Bledsoe, Strickland


100-meter Dash (22nd 13.79, 34th 14.58, 37th 15.10, 38th 15.14, 39th 15.39) Shirley, Murray, Therrien, Bridgewater, L. Charles

200-meter Dash (39th 30.75, 42nd 32.42, 43rd 32.82) Murray, L. Charles, Therrien

400-meter Dash (14th 1:05.98) Shirley

100-meter Hurdles (24th 18.25, 33rd 23.69, 34th 26.34) Therrien, Bridgewater, Murray

400-meter Hurdles (18th 1:19.80) Bridgewater

4x100-meter Relay (5th 56.19) Shirley, Bridgewater, L. Charles, Murray

Shot Put (26th 6.32m, 27th 5.86m) Fitzpatrick, H. Charles

-Giorgio Varlaro

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