FIT Track and Field Tom Farrell Track & Field Classic Ė St. Johns Invitational
by Maria Paolillo
(Queens, NY) The first annual Tom Farrell Track & Field Classic commenced at St. Johnís University in Queens, New York on Saturday afternoon. It was a sunny and warm day on the track, and what warmth wasnít provided by the sun, the Tigers were responsible for bringing the additional heat!
In the 400 meter dash, Shayna Fairclough toughed out a 6th place overall finish in a time of 1:04.52.
Hannah Duncan and Shannon McIver had great races to prepare themselves for Nationals next weekend. They went out hard, and kept their pace very consistent. Duncan finished 7th overall in 5:35, and McIver was not far behind, with yet another 10 second personal record, in 5:39. Way to go ladies!
Sidnee Compere competed in the 100-meter hurdles finishing in a time of 17.32, good for 3rd overall.
Meredith Gill got a chance to compete in the shot put. She placed 7th overall with a heave of 8.63 meters on her third attempt.
The Lady Tigers are more than prepared for the National Meet next weekend in Utica, New York. Be sure to check back in for results to see how the Tigers really roar against the competition!