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Saint Joseph’s Track & Field at the 2011 Yale Giegengack

February 9, 2011

Results from the Yale Giegengack Meet, Feb. 4th-5th, 2011:

Women’s 200 Meter Dash

13 Emily Coldren 26.60 5
25 Karly Cahill 27.79 9

Women’s Distance Medley

4 Rose, Geddes, Slattery, Barrett 12:01.85

Women’s 5000 Meter Run

1 Maureen O’Donnell 17:03.78
6 Katie Barrett 18:13.16
8 Beth Lambright 18:21.19

Women’s High Jump

4 Hannah Boyce  1.60m
7 Alison Smith 1.55m

Women’s Long Jump

7 Hannah Boyce  5.02m

Men’s 200 Meter Dash

17 Tyler Dougherty 22.97
29 Tom DiNatale 23.39
32 Christopher Lau 23.91

Men’s Distance Medley

4 Fischer, Sabre, Brooks, Leskow 10:01.00
8 Manion, Senestant, Arcarola, O’Kane 10:23.61

Men’s 5000 Meter Run

4 Mike Rankin 14:48.30
11 Kevin Donnelly 15:33.48

Men’s Long Jump

17 Michael Yap 5.86m
Vinny To       FOUL

Be sure to read Saint Joseph’s report on the meet on the Saint Joseph’s University website:  WomenMen.

The Yale Giegengack Invitational is named, Yale University tells us, for late legendary track and Field coach, Bob Giegengack. “Teacher, coach, philosopher, tireless storyteller, and international leader in track and field, Bob Giegengack spent more than 40 fruitful, exciting years in a career he loved. Helping talented young people to excel, both in their sport and in their studies, met his highest ideals. He trained his athletes, encouraged them, and taught them strategies for success, always with the goal of mens sana in corpore sano, a healthy mind in a healthy body. From each athlete, he demanded the best effort possible, not just for the sake of individual achievement, but also for the good of the team. Beginning with his high school students at Brooklyn Prep, then at Fordham and Yale, and as an Olympic coach in Melbourne (1956) and Tokyo (1964), “Gieg” worked to fulfill his personal ideals as a teacher, mentor, and competitor. After his retirement in 1976, he coached Yale’s first women’s team. The Giegengack legacy of talent, devotion, and high ideals lives on at Yale today. Yale’s Bob Giegengack Endowment Fund ensures that legacy for the future.”

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