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Track & Field Teams Have Strong Showing at Robert Morris

MOON TOWNSHIP, PA — Both the Frostburg State men’s and women’s track and field teams received solid performances at the Robert Morris University Holiday Classic Sunday. The Bobcats also competed against Duquesne and Westminster.

Freshman Sumer Rohrs (Frostburg, Md./Forest) paced the women’s team with two first place finishes in the 55-meter hurdles (8.50) and the 200-meter run (26.52), a qualifying time for the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Rohrs also competed in the high jump and finished in sixth place with a 1.48 meter leap.

Sophomore Adrienne Raiford (Capitol Heights, Md./Gwynn Park) finished first in the 55-meter dash (7.36) and qualified for the ECAC in the 200-meter run with a time of 26.93.

Senior Jenn Waskiewicz (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key) placed seventh and eighth in the shot put (10.50 meters) and the weight throw (12.50 meters), respectively.

On the men’s side, sophomore David Cheeks (Baltimore, Md./Milford Mill) lead the team with a first place finish in the 55 meter dash with a time of 6.54. Classmate Arien Heggs (Arlington, Va./Wakefield) finished fourth in the event (6.65), while Kevin White (Reisterstown, Md./Mt. St. Joseph) finished right behind in fifth place with a time of 6.69.

Freshman Tade Turton (Pittsville, Md./Riverside) placed first (24.02) in the 200 meter run, while classmate Nicholas Schiefelbein (Kensington, Md./Albert Einstein) took second (25.03).

Freshman Michael Sieman (Frostburg, Md./Bishop Walsh) placed fourth in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:14.32.

The 4x200-meter relay team of Heggs, Turton, White and Cheeks finished first with an ECAC-qualifying time of 1:33.31. The 4x400-meter relay team also came in first with a time of 3:30.41.

“This is by far a much improved men’s and women’s team,” said Head Coach Felix Moreno. “I am very proud of the commitment level that is being displayed on both sides.”

Frostburg State returns to action January 27th when it travels to the Penn State Open in University Park, Pa.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-4371
Fax: 301-687-4780