Caruso Wins 200 Meters, Delaware Posts 10 Top 10 Finishes at First Day of Colonial Relays
April 6, 2012
File Photo Courtesy of Mark Campbell
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- University of Delaware women’s outdoor track & field junior Vicky Caruso (at right) captured the 200 meters and the Blue Hens registered nine other top 10 finishes to highlight the first day of the Colonial Relays Friday at William & Mary’s Zable Stadium.
The second and final day of the annual event will get underway Saturday morning with Delaware competing in 12 different events.
Caruso, the defending Colonial Athletic Association champion in the 400 meters, captured her 24th career outdoor track & field meet title as she won the 200 meters in a time of 23.81, just missing breaking her own school record.
Delaware had nine other top 10 finishes led by second place showings by Courtney Sniscak in the hammer throw (163-feet, 1-inch) and Katie Deinert in the 10,000 meters (37:57.39).
Latoya James placed third in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 14.35 to advance to Saturdays’ finals and also added a 10th place showing in the long jump (17-0) and a 23rd place finish in the 200 meters (26.17) while Kelsey Evancho was fifth in the high jump (5-5 3/4), Nijah Dupiche was sixth in the 400 meters (57.05) and Breanna Nicholson was sixth in the 400 meter hurdles (1:03.54).
In addition, Paige Morris was seventh in the long jump (17-10 3/4) and 20th in the 100 meter hurdles preliminaries (12.90) and Michelle White was eighth in the long jump (16-9 1/4).
1st - Vicky Caruso, 200m (23.81); 2nd - Courtney Sniscak, hammer (163-1); Katie Deinert, 10,000m (37:57.39); 3rd - Latoya James, champions 100m hurdles (14.35/preliminaries); 5th - Kelsey Evancho, high jump (5-5 3/4); 6th - Nijah Dupiche, 400m (57.05); Breanna Nicholson, 400m hurdles (1:03.54); 7th - Paige Morris, champions long jump (17-10 3/4); 8th - Michelle White, university long jump (16-9 1/4); 10th - Latoya James, champions long jump (17-0); 11th - Amira Idris, 100m hurdles (12.51/preliminaries); Toresha Foster, 200m (25.28); 12th - Amira Idris, 100m (12.57/semifinals); 15th - Alana Pantale, hammer (133-1); 19th - Aretah Ettarh, hammer (123-3); Lindsay Prettyman, 800m (2:13.93); 20th - Paige Morris, 100m hurdles (12.90/preliminaries); 23rd - Latoya James, 200m (26.17); 28th - Alexandra Carroll, 400m (1:00.68); 29th - Katrina Steenkamer, 5,000m (17:47.06); 32nd - Emily Gispert, 800m (2:17.50); 43rd - Jessica Olsen, 1,500m (4:48.12); 52nd - Meredith Steenkamer, 1,500m (4:55.65); 56th - Alexanda Gervais, 800m (2:24.00); Rachel Wasserman, 1,500m (4:58.89)