Feb. 18, 2006
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Junior Andrea Rovegno earned first place in the one-mile run and second place in the 3000-meter run as the Greyhounds finished in fifth place at the 2006 MAAC Indoor Track and Field Championships at the Armory Track and Field Center on Friday evening.
The Greyhounds earned 39 points to finish in fifth place while Manhattan earned the team title with 215.50 points.
Rovegno recorded a school-record time of 4:57.84 to earn the conference title in the one-mile run, leading six Greyhounds in the race. Freshman Maureen Wynne took fourth place while Michelle McVann followed in sixth place in the event. Rovegno also earned second place in the 3000-meter run by crossing the finish line in a time of 10:08.37, missing first place by less than one second.
"The girls rallied for every point today and it showed," Coach Julie Culley said. "We nearly doubled our point total from last year. I'm so proud of every effort in every race and every field event."
Rovegno will advance to the ECAC Championships in Boston on March 4 for the one-mile and 3000-meter runs. Meanwhile. the team will open the outdoor season on March 25 at Ursinus College.