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Greeley Breaks School Record at C-USA Championships



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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The DePaul track and field teams moved down a bit on Friday with the men’s team slipping to fifth and the women’s to seventh.  The third and final day of the 2003 C-USA Championships is set for Saturday at Belk Track.  For the second straight weekend, Megan Greeley broke her own school record in the javelin.

 

On Friday, Erin Moffett and Megan Greeley placed second in their respective events.  Moffett was second in the women’s 3000-meter steeplechase and Greeley was the runner-up in the javelin throw.  Moffett’s time of 10:34.45 was second to Marquette’s Brianna Dahm at 10:22.77.  Greeley’s distance of 46.26 meters was runner-up to Tulane’s Jelena Jurlina at 48.87 meters.

 

In the men’s shot put finals, Jarrod Jahnke placed seventh with a distance of 15.25 meters.  Gaute Myklebusts of Memphis won the event at 18.78 meters.

 

A total of eight DePaul athletes qualified for the finals in their events on Friday.  Leah Rygh moved on the to Saturday’s finals in the 800 and 1500-meter events while Diana Runnels qualified in the 400-meter dash.  For the men’s team, Larry Inanga placed in the top eight in the 400-meter dash while Ben Cooke qualified in the 800-meter run.  Luis Samayoa and Gavin Kennedy qualified for the finals of the 1500-meter run as did Siddiqu Muhammad in the 400-meter hurdles.  Inanga’s time of 47.23 in the 400 also qualified him for the NCAA Mideast Regional at the end of May.

 

Women’s Team Rankings - 9 Events Scored

1. South Florida – 66

2. Louisville – 43

3. Houston – 41.5

4. Cincinnati – 41

5. Marquette – 38

6. Charlotte – 36.5

7. DePaul – 26

8. Tulane – 21

9. Southern Miss – 14

10. East Carolina – 11.5

11. Memphis – 10.5

12. TCU – 2

 

Men’s Team Rankings - 6 Events Scored

1. Memphis – 36       

2. Cincinnati – 35

3. Houston – 33

3. Marquette – 33

5. DePaul – 18

6. South Florida – 17

7. TCU – 15 

7. Southern Miss – 15

9. East Carolina – 13

9. Charlotte – 13

11. Louisville – 6