Villanova, Pa. ...
Several Frostburg State men's and women's track and field athletes turned in solid performances at the Villanova University Jim Tuppeny Twilight Meet Monday night at Villanova Stadium.
In men's action, sophomore Dante Myles (Hyattsville, Md./Archbishop Carroll) won his 100-meter dash heat with a time of 10.56 seconds, while senior Michael Taye (Rockville, Md./Richard Montgomery) finished second in the 5,000-meter run in 14:40.2, improving on his provisional qualifying position for the 2001 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships to be held May 24-26 in Decatur, Ill.
Senior Jermaine Bell (Trenton, N.J./Ewing) was second in the javelin with a throw of 57.10 meters, while sophomore Karold Gray (Bowie, Md./Southern) placed fourth in his 400-meter dash heat (49.90) and fifth in his 200-meter dash heat (22.92).
Senior Eric Crabtree (Cumberland, Md./Allegany) finished fourth in his 800-meter heat in a time of 1:59.35.
On the women's side, sophomore Maria Ferguson (Springdale, Md./Laurel) placed third in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes, running times of 12.21 and 25.65 seconds, respectively.
The Bobcats will compete in the Baldwin-Wallace Twilight Invitational on Friday in Berea, Ohio before participating in the national championship meet the following weekend.
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Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303