March 27, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. - Sophomore Gloria Asumnu registered a personal record in the 100-meter dash to lead three Green Wave women's tricksters who had NCAA Regional qualifying marks at the LSU Relays this weekend at LSU's Bernie Moore Track.
Asumnu notched a time of 11.67 seconds in the 100, the second-best mark in school history. Senior Lissie Mo added a regional qualifying mark in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 11 and a half inches, while junior Helmi Leppanen logged a distance of 47 feet, four and a quarter inches in the shot put for a regional qualifying mark.
Junior Lisa Green and freshman Rachel Bryan also had a strong performances, both earning second place in their events. Green posted a time of 4:35.24 in the 1,500-meter run, bettering her personal record by nearly four seconds while Bryan set a personal record in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 18:09.57.
For the Tulane men's track team, seniors Eric Hambidge and Carl Davis were the top performers. Hambidge took ninth place in the javelin with a personal-best throw of 180 feet, 10 inches and Davis notched his personal best in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.06 seconds.
Tulane returns to action next Saturday at the Yellow Jacket Invitational in Atlanta.
March 25-26, 2005
Gloria Asumnu, 11.67 (2nd place) - Prelims - NCAA Regional Qualifier - 2nd best in school history
Gloria Asumnu, 11.87 (5th place) - Finals
Angel Dooley, 12.06 (9th place) - Prelims - season-best
Angel Dooley, 12.10 (7th place) - Finals
Lissie Mo, 12.35 (15th place) - Prelims - season-best
Marilyn Sauls, 12.51 (20th place) - Prelims - season-best
Christina Tegbe, 13.38 (36th place) - Prelims - season-best
Lissie Mo, 6.08m, 19-11.50 (3rd place) - NCAA Regional Qualifier - season-best
Christina Tegbe, 11.36m, 37-03.25 (10th place)
Helmi Leppanen, 14.43m, 47-04.25 (2nd place) - NCAA Regional Qualifier - season-best
Helmi Leppanen, 37.73m, 123-09 (10th place) - season-best
800-Meter Sprint Medley Relay Beelendorf, Dooley, Asumnu, Wiggins, 1:46.77 (5th place)
Carl Davis, 11.06 (29th place) - personal record
Eric Hambidge, 55.11m, 180-10 (9th place) - personal record
800-Meter Sprint Medley Relay
Richards, Menley, Dickson, Davis, 1:36.36 (5th place)