The Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams brought home an array of individual achievements from their three different competitions last weekend. The Hoyas dispersed across the country to compete in the Colonial Relays, the Stanford Invitational and the Pepsi Florida Relays.
The majority of runners competed in the Colonial Relays hosted by the College of William and Mary. In the events, the Hoyas notched eight appearances in the top 20.
Junior Jody-Ann Knight continues to be a force for Georgetown in sprints, earning two personal records in both the women’s 100-meter dash with a time of 12.35 and in the 400m event with an outdoor personal record of 58.44. Knight notched a top-10 finish in the 100m, claiming seventh place.
The women’s team also brought in two top-10 appearances in women’s 800m with junior Piper Donaghu placing sixth, crossing the line at 2:09.06, and graduate student Jocelyn Hubbard earning the eighth spot with a time of 2:09.25. Graduate student Carey Celata also made an impact for the Hoyas, placing 14th in the women’s 800m with her time of 2:11.06.
On the men’s side, freshman Quincey Wilson and junior Nick Sullivan continued their success in the men’s 400m by placing in the top 20, with times of 49.17 and 49.62, respectively.
Across the country, the Hoyas experienced similar success and had three top-10 performances at the Stanford Invitational. In the women’s 5000m, graduate student Haley Pierce and junior Madeline Perez placed at the top. In section three of the 5000m, Pierce finished with a time of 16:07.05, earning her fourth place and landing her a PR four seconds faster than her previous personal best in the 2014 season. Following closely behind in section four, Madeline Perez took fifth place, running 16:36.25.
For the men’s distance runners, freshman Eion Nohilly placed seventh in the 3000m steeplechase, clocking 9:09.54, and junior Nick Golebiowski earned a PR in the men’s 10,000m with a time of 30:17.80.
Down south at the Pepsi Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida, junior All-American Joe White once again put his name in the record books, running a personal best 1:46.07 in the men’s 800m, placing second overall. His time is the third fastest time in the NCAA this season and the third all-time fastest in Georgetown track and field history for this outdoor event.
This upcoming weekend, the Blue and Gray squad will be splitting up once again, travelling to Fairfax, Va., and Miami, Fla., for the George Mason Spring Invitational and the Miami Alumni Invitational.
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