The Hoyas traveled north to Syracuse, N.Y., for the second time in a month, but this time it wasn’t basketball forward Brandon Bowman’s feet that made the difference. This time the Georgetown feet were running in the Big East Indoor Track Championships.

Competing over Presidents’ Day weekend for Big East Honors, the men finished in fourth place while the women traveled home with the third place title. Many Hoyas were also awarded with individual titles and posted qualifying times to NCAA and IC4A Championships.

The Georgetown women’s third place finish came thanks in large part to their superiority in relay events. The Hoyas captured the top spot in the 4×400-meter relay, with sophomore Kandance Ferguson, sophomore Nicole Torpey, freshman Alex Baptiste and freshman Ashley Hubbard combining to cross the finish line in 3:47.37, edging out Pittsburgh and Notre Dame by a total of .62 seconds. The time qualified Georgetown for the ECAC Championships.

Georgetown also claimed the first place title in the distance medley relay after initially finishing second to Villanova. The Wildcats were disqualified for passing a baton out of the zone, and the title was turned over to the Hoyas, who finished with a time of 11:30.94. Senior Sabine Knothe, sophomore Jayne Penn, senior Kelley Otstott and freshman Maggie Infeld ran on the relay.

Ferguson, Torpey and senior Nicole Lee added to the Hoyas’ success with top showings in key events. Ferguson and Torpey both qualified for the ECACs when they finished second and third, respectively, in the 400-meter dash.

Meanwhile, Lee finished fourth in the 5,000-meter run, posting a provisional qualifying time for the NCAA championships. Lee also placed fifth in the 3,000-meter run, adding to the Georgetown point total.

The Hoya women finished with 90 points overall. Pittsburgh earned top honors with 161.5 points, and Notre Dame placed second with 140.

The men secured their fourth place finish with consistent placing across an array of events. The Hoya men dominated the 5,000-meter race. Junior Rod Korbosi took the individual title in that event, crossing the finish line first in 14:20.22. His finish was closely followed by fellow junior Fleet Hower finishing second with a time of 14:23.99. The pair also picked up third and fourth place finishes in the 3,000-meter race. Both of them qualified for the IC4A Indoor Championships.

Junior Chris Bonner, senior Tommy Manning and sophomore Neil Grossup qualified for the IC4As en route to the team’s fourth place finish. Bonner placed second in the 400-meter, Manning took third in the 1,000-meter race and Grossup finished fifth in the same race.

Grossup and Manning combined with fellow teammates freshman Alex Guney and senior Nat Glackin for a third place finish in the 4×800 relay with a time of 7:38.38. The Hoyas also placed fourth in the distance medley relay with the lineup of Grossup, Glackin, Manning and junior Jared Jenkins.

Georgetown finished the meet with a total of 77 points. Notre Dame took the team championship honors with a total of 182. Rutgers followed in second place, with 168.5 points, and Pittsburgh placed third with 98.

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The Hoyas traveled north to Syracuse, N.Y., for the second time in a month, but this time it wasn’t basketball forward Brandon Bowman’s feet that made the difference. This time the Georgetown feet were running in the Big East Indoor Track Championships.

Competing over Presidents’ Day weekend for Big East Honors, the men finished in fourth place while the women traveled home with the third place title. Many Hoyas were also awarded with individual titles and posted qualifying times to NCAA and IC4A Championships.

The Georgetown women’s third place finish came thanks in large part to their superiority in relay events. The Hoyas captured the top spot in the 4×400-meter relay, with sophomore Kandance Ferguson, sophomore Nicole Torpey, freshman Alex Baptiste and freshman Ashley Hubbard combining to cross the finish line in 3:47.37, edging out Pittsburgh and Notre Dame by a total of .62 seconds. The time qualified Georgetown for the ECAC Championships.

Georgetown also claimed the first place title in the distance medley relay after initially finishing second to Villanova. The Wildcats were disqualified for passing a baton out of the zone, and the title was turned over to the Hoyas, who finished with a time of 11:30.94. Senior Sabine Knothe, sophomore Jayne Penn, senior Kelley Otstott and freshman Maggie Infeld ran on the relay.

Ferguson, Torpey and senior Nicole Lee added to the Hoyas’ success with top showings in key events. Ferguson and Torpey both qualified for the ECACs when they finished second and third, respectively, in the 400-meter dash.

Meanwhile, Lee finished fourth in the 5,000-meter run, posting a provisional qualifying time for the NCAA championships. Lee also placed fifth in the 3,000-meter run, adding to the Georgetown point total.

The Hoya women finished with 90 points overall. Pittsburgh earned top honors with 161.5 points, and Notre Dame placed second with 140.

The men secured their fourth place finish with consistent placing across an array of events. The Hoya men dominated the 5,000-meter race. Junior Rod Korbosi took the individual title in that event, crossing the finish line first in 14:20.22. His finish was closely followed by fellow junior Fleet Hower finishing second with a time of 14:23.99. The pair also picked up third and fourth place finishes in the 3,000-meter race. Both of them qualified for the IC4A Indoor Championships.

Junior Chris Bonner, senior Tommy Manning and sophomore Neil Grossup qualified for the IC4As en route to the team’s fourth place finish. Bonner placed second in the 400-meter, Manning took third in the 1,000-meter race and Grossup finished fifth in the same race.

Grossup and Manning combined with fellow teammates freshman Alex Guney and senior Nat Glackin for a third place finish in the 4×800 relay with a time of 7:38.38. The Hoyas also placed fourth in the distance medley relay with the lineup of Grossup, Glackin, Manning and junior Jared Jenkins.

Georgetown finished the meet with a total of 77 points. Notre Dame took the team championship honors with a total of 182. Rutgers followed in second place, with 168.5 points, and Pittsburgh placed third with 98.

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