Fordham’s Fajoyomi and La Salle’s Santana Advance to NCAA Track & Field Championships
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Fordham’s David Fajoyomi and La Salle’s Alfredo Santana have punched their tickets to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships and will join Duquesne’s Jim Spisak and VCU’s Kiara Porter and Jaleesa Williams in representing the Atlantic 10 at the NCAA Championships June 11-14 in Eugene, Ore. Also qualifying for the NCAA Championships is the George Mason 4x400 relay team consisting of Angel Coburn, Adrian Vaughn, Da'Quan Smalls and George Empty.
Fajoyomi and Santana qualified for the NCAA Championships on Saturday after finishing 10th in the men’s high jump (2.14 meters) and third in the men’s 1,500 meters (3:45.65), respectively.
The Mason relay squad qualified for the NCAA finals after finsihing 11th with a time of 3:06.55.
Results from Day Three of the NCAA Preliminaries
Rico Galassi – Men’s 5,000 meters - DNF
David Fajoyomi – Men’s High Jump – 10th; 2.14 meters (Advances to NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.)
Shavon Brisoce – Women’s 100 meter hurdles – 19th; 13.48
Bethany Satchleben – Women’s 5,000 meters – 43rd; 17:28.75
Men's 4x400 relay - 11th; 3:06.55
Women's 4x400 relay - 20th; 3:38.90
Meghan McGlinchey – Women’s 5,000 meters – 16th; 16:24.32
Alfredo Santana – Men’s 1,500 meters – 3rd; 3:45.65 (Advances to NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore.)
Alfredo Santana – Men’s 5,000 meters – 41st; 15:04.31
Rebecca Stoyle – Women’s Triple Jump – 34th; 12.32 meters
James Strawderman – Men’s Pole Vault – T-17th; 5.17 meters
Jaleesa Williams – Women’s Shot Put – 32nd; 14.96 meters
A-10 NCAA Championship Qualifiers
Jim Spisak (Duquesne), 10,000 meters (2nd)
David Fajoyomi (Fordham), High Jump (10th)
Alfredo Santana (La Salle), 1,500 meters (3rd)
4x400 Relay team (George Mason) - 11th
Kiara Porter (VCU), 400 meters (2nd)
Jaleesa Williams (VCU), Discus (3rd)