FROSTBURG, MD —
Sophomore Randy Belt (Upper Marlboro, Md./Patuxent)
won four events to earn Male Athlete of the Meet honors at the 2002 Frostburg State Track & Field Invitational Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.
The Bobcats took home the men's team title with 227 points, while the FSU women placed second with 126 points.
Belt enjoyed a stellar meet, tying for first in the pole vault with a height of 13-0. He then won the 110-meter hurdles in a personal-best time of 15.79 seconds before capturing the 400-meter hurdles in 55.01.
Belt finished his afternoon as a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team that turned in a season-best of 3:22.19.
"I'm so proud of Randy," said FSU head coach Felix Moreno. "He has been working very hard, and I'm glad the coaches who voted recognized his efforts."
Freshman Jarred Boehner (Fredericksburg, Va./Courtland) won the 800-meter dash in a personal record of 1:59.26, wowing the crowd as he overtook two runners down the final stretch for the victory.
Sophomore Travis Bouldin (Greensboro, Md./North Caroline) set a personal record in the triple jump with a mark of 46-6.75. He finished second in the event and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships. Bouldin was also second in the high jump (5-8) and the long jump (19-6).
Junior Dante Myles (Hyattsville, Md./Archbishop Carroll) won both the 100- (10.75) and 200-meter dashes (22.58), sophomore Dwayne Dabney (Baltimore, Md./Southwestern) captured the 400-meter dash (50.04) and junior Mike Replogle (Union Bridge, Md./Francis Scott Key) claimed the 1,500-meter run in 4:15.62.
Sophomore Patrick Malone (Glen Gardner, N.J./Voorhees) took second in both the javelin throw with a distance of 52.92 meters.
Several personal records were set on the women's side.
Junior Maria Ferguson (Fairmount Heights, Md./Laurel) set a personal best in the 400-meter dash with a winning time of 58.07 seconds. She is now provisionally qualified for the national championships in the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dashes as well as the 4x100-meter relay.
Ferguson also claimed the 100-meter dash in 12.57 seconds and was a member of the winning 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay squads, which posted times of 49.01 and 4:06.93, respectively.
Freshman Lynnea Finch (Owings Mills, Md./Franklin) set a personal record in the 800-meter run with a second-place time of 2:28.98, and she also ran on the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay teams.
Junior Serena Wheeler (Baltimore, Md./Mergenthaler) finished second in the 400-meter dash with a personal-best of 59.87 and was a member of the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays as well.
Sophomore Katherine Scruggs (Lusby, Md./Patuxent) set a personal best with a 1:16.44 in the 400-meter hurdles, which was good for third place. Twin sister Marisa was third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.07.
"This meet was great for us," Moreno added. "Our athletes enjoyed having their first home meet in a while, and our team performances were impressive across the board."
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Frostburg State University
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Frostburg, MD 21532-2303