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May 7th, 2014

Asaro Sets School Record, Gaye Takes Bronze

Asaro crosses the finish line in a record 12.48 seconds in the 100-meter dash.

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – Junior Danielle Asaro broke a 17-year-old school record in the 100-meter dash, and junior Michelle Gaye medaled in the 5,000-meter run to pace Marist on the second day of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Sunday at Rider University.

Asaro ran a time of 12.48 seconds, breaking the school record of 12.59 seconds that was set by Dominique Pino in 1997. She finished fifth in the event, and was also part of the 4 X 100-meter relay that placed fifth.

Gaye finished third in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:44.22. She turned in Marist’s highest individual placement in the two-day meet.

Marist had two scorers in the 1,500-meter run. Sophomore Kristen Traub and freshman Janelle Solviletti finished fifth and seventh, respectively.

As a team, Marist placed seventh out of nine teams with 31 points.

2014 MAAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships – Lawrenceville, N.J.

Men’s Day Two Finals - Marist

High Jump: Siobhan Pokorney – NH

4 X 100 relay: 5-Marist (Ashley Haynes, Danielle Asaro, Nicole Scicolone, Molly Weeks), 50.04.

1500: 5-Kristen Traub 4:38.27; 7-Janelle Solviletti, 4:43.38; 16-Nicki Nesi, 4:52.36; 24-Marissa Porter, 5:00.80; 29-Erin Thompson, 5:05.52; 32-Bryn Gorberg, 5:07.79; 40-Mariella Bilello, 5:23.03

400: 17-Olivia Jaquith, 1:03.06.

100: 5-Danielle Asaro, 12.48.

800: 19-Christine Coughlin, 2:26.37; 27-Olivia Lappas, 2:30.54; 30-Kim Schwarz, 2:33.94; 35-Catherine Ferreri, 2:40.70; 36-Jaime Durso, 2:41.34; 37-Jacqueline Bunce, 2:41.46; 39-Allison Dellicarri, 2:46.68.

400 hurdles: 13-Courtney Cartwright, 1:08.90; 14-Alexandra McCahill, 1:09.16; 16-Meaghan Gillespie, 1:12.16.

200: 8-Danielle Asaro, 26.13; 20-Ashley Haynes, 28.51; 24-Alexia Santiago, 29.23.

5000: 3-Michelle Gaye, 17:44.22; 18-Brianne Vess, 19:26.45; 19-Annie Gould, 19:26.46.

4 X 400 relay: 6-Marist (Courtney Cartwright, Jackie Gamboli, Kristen Traub, Molly Weeks), 4:07.59.

Team scoring: 1-Monmouth, 306; 2-Rider, 133; 3-Manhattan, 124.50; 4-Saint Peter’s, 78.50; 5-Iona, 78; 6-Quinnipiac, 55; 7-Marist, 31; 8-Niagara, 8; 9-Canisius, 3.

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