Indoor Track & Field Results
Feb. 18, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Charlotte women's track and field team overcame a Day one deficit to comeback and win the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Women's Indoor Track & Field Championship.
Charlotte finished with 161 points after rallying back from fourth place in the standings after Day one. Providing the boost to Charlotte's comeback efforts was freshman JoAnn Blakney in the 60-meters (7.46) and in the 200-meters (24.44), Jaleah Wilder in the 400-meters (56.98), T'Sheila Mungo in the 500-meters (1:12.68), sophomore Maraya Slatter in the 800-meters (2:12.93) and senior Ashley Bethune in the 60-meter hurdles (8.60).
Runner-up Dayton, the leader after Day one, finished with a total of 106.5 points. The Flyers got off to a strong start in the championship due to the strong performances of senior Courtney Sienenaller in the Pole Vault (12-05.50) and sophomore Aly Weeman in the Weight Throw (56-05.75).
Rounding out the standings was Duquesne (97.5 points), Temple (83 points), Rhode Island (67.5 points), Richmond (62.5 points), Saint Louis (56 points), La Salle (42 points), Fordham (33.5 points), Xavier (33 points), Massachusetts (25.5 points) and Saint Joseph's (12 points).
For complete results and statistics of the 2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Indoor Track & Field Championship log on to www.atlantic10.com.
2012 A-10 Track and Field Awards
Women's Most Outstanding Track Performer: JoAnn Blakney, Charlotte
Women's Most Outstanding Field Performer: Brittany Cloudy, Saint Louis
Women's Most Outstanding Rookie Performer: T'Sheila Mungo, Charlotte
Women's Coach of the Year: Robert Olesen, Charlotte