STATEN ISLAND – Christina Holmes, Macniel Mandeh and Gabrielle Moss all broke school records they set last week, and they were joined by William Hallinan in setting school history on the day as the University of the Sciences track and field team competed in the FastTrack National Invitational on Friday.
Mandeh and Holmes both broke their own school records in the 200m that they set last week, with Mandeh crossing in 23.03 to win his heat and place 37th out of 95, and Holmes running a 26.87 to place 31st out of 89.
Before that, Mandeh also broke the school's 400m school record with a time of 52.36.
Also breaking their own school record from last week was Moss, who ran the 3000m in 11:24.15.
Hallinan broke the school record in the mile, completing the event in 4:29.73 to cross in the top-half of the field of 42 in 21st.
Alton McKenley placed in the top-half of the field of 50 in the long jump, with his mark of 6.27m putting him in 22nd.
Notably, Eric Papazian (200m), Ryan Ward (3000m), Paige Jacobs (3000m) and all set collegiate personal bests on the day, while Sophie Hockran, McKayla Kelly and Chloe Georges all became the first Devils to ever compete in the Weight Throw.
University of the Sciences closes out its indoor season in two weeks, traveling back to New York for the Armory Last Chance Meet on Friday, Feb. 22.
USciences Results (Men Unless Noted)
50. Macniel Mandeh – 7.33
78. Eric Papazian – 7.62
51. Christina Holmes - 8.33
37. Macniel Mandeh – 23.03 (school record)
72. Eric Papazian – 23.94 (collegiate-best)
76. Koy Connors – 24.18
90. Matthew Weiner – 27.01
31. Christina Holmes – 26.87 (school record)
46. Macniel Mandeh – 52.36 (school record)
73. Matthew Weiner – 57.46
21. William Hallinan – 4:29.73 (school record)
38. Johnathan Epstein – 4:43.91
47. Ryan Ward – 9:51.97 (collegiate-best)
50. Dylan Zuch – 10:15.55
30. Gabrielle Moss – 11.24.15 (school record)
41. Paige Jacobs – 12:55.42 (collegiate-best)
22. Alton McKenley – 6.27m
37. Koy Connors – 5.80m
--. Joseph San Filippo - Foul
Women's Shot Put
37. Sophie Hockran – 9.98m
40. Chloe Georges – 9.71m
43. McKayla Kelly – 9.49m
30. Joseph San Filippo – 11.87m
Women's Weight Throw
35. Sophie Hockran – 10.46m
39. McKayla Kelly - 9.11m
41. Chloe Georges – 7.62m
**Jumping and Throwing Events – First mark the only mark measured for individuals that did not meet the minimum mark on their first attempt