McDaniel Women’s Track 2005-2006 Senior Year



Women’s Track

2005 – 2006



Bridgewater Invitational:
Bridgewater, VA

McDaniel Women’s Track 2004-2005 Junior Year managed a fourth place finish in the long jump bounding 15′ 6″.

Goucher Invitational
Towson, MD

Kacey Decker picked up wins in the high jump and triple jump. She took the triple jump for the second time in as many meets this season. She recorded a mark of 34′ 1.25″, nearly a yard better than the rest of the field. The freshman cleared the high jump bar at 5′ 0.25″ making her the only entrant to clear the five-foot mark. She took third in the long jump behind teammate, Kristy Costa . Amy Reed from Messiah won the event.

Costa would not finish the day without a win. She took home Goucher’s gold in the discus with a toss of 114′ 11″, three feet and three inches more than York’s Sarah Moser, who took second place in the event. Costa also took third in the shot put and javelin.

Bucknell ClassicMen: NTSWomen: NTS
Lewisburg, PA

Kristy Costa took fifth in the heptathlon scoring 3,896 points. Her javelin throw was solid enough for second place in the field.

Twilight MeetTwilight Meet:Men: 1st of 8 TeamsWomen: 1st of 7 Teams
Westminster, MD

Kristy Costa was a triple winner taking a pair of events in the field and the 100-meter hurdles. She turned in a time of 17.40 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles to edge out teammate Stef McCole who crossed second at 18.08. Costa won the javelin with a hurl of 114′ 10″, and the discus with a throw of 124′ 1″ giving her a a little more than a 12-foot edge on the field.

Shippensburg Invitational:Men: 11th of 17 TeamsWomen: 16th of 18 teams
Shippensburg, PA

Blair Taylor and Kristy Costa accounted for all of McDaniel’s points. Costa third in javelin with a toss of 117′-02″, while Taylor took seventh pace in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:00.55. Costa came up a yard and seven inches short of Shippensburg’s Lindsey Householder, and Taylor was a hair under three seconds off of the pace set by Elizabethown’s Tina Bucci, who won the race.

Centennial Conference Championships
Westminster, MD —Day One Yields Few Surprises WESTMINSTER, Md. — After the first day of competition at the 2006 Centennial Conference Track and Field, hosted by McDaniel College, there are few surprises in the team standings. Dickinson and Haverford lead the women’s scoring through one completed event, the 10,000-meter run, each posting 13 points. Dickinson leads the men’s competition after one event with 37 points giving the Red Devils a 10-point edge. Haverford’s Jessie Belden leads the heptathlon after four of the seven events with 2,524 points. She is followed closely by McDaniel’s Kristy Costa with 2,335 points, and Muhlenberg’s Rachel Drosdick with 2,236 points. Belden posted the top marks in the high jump with a Haverford College record of 5-3.75, and the 200-meter dash clocking a 26.94, a full half second better than the field. Costa was in sixth place after the first two events, but made up substantial ground in the shot put and 200-meter dash. Her shot put throw of 33-5.25 outdistanced the field by more than four feet. Drosdick was the next closest competitor at 29-4.5.Muhlenberg’s Michael Karchner leads the decathlon through five events. Karchner edged out Haverford’s Zach McCormick in the 100-meter dash crossing the line at 11.82, .05 seconds ahead of McCormick. Karchner stretched his lead in the long jump, leaping 20-7.75, making him the only competitor to cross the 20-foot barrier. McCormick closed the gap with the second best effort in the shot put posting a mark of 34-3. He followed that with the best high jump mark a 5-11.5. Karchner reclaimed his lead after he day’s final decathlon event, the 400-meter dash, logging a 52.70 to give him a total of 3,033 points and a 90-point margin on McCormick.Dickinson’s Annie Scogin took first in the women’s 10,000-meter. On a crowded track, the Red Devils’ runner crossed the line 1:48.7 before any of her competition clocking a 37:19.55. Haverford’s Karen Ziga took second at 39:10.62, followed 26 seconds later by Swarthmore’s Clara Sheets. Both Dickinson and Haverford placed three runners in the points.The men’s 10,000-meter was won by Tom Rhodes who clocked a 31:10.06 giving him a 14 second edge over his teammate, Matt Liebal. Haverford swept the third and fourth spots.Day two of the three day championships resumes on Saturday with the completion of the heptathlon and decathlon.

Centennial Conference Championships:Men: 2nd of 9 Teams (Thru Sat)Women: 4th of 10 Teams (Thru Sat)
Westminster, MD —Haverford Holds Top Spots After Day Two at CC ChampionshipsHolding true to the form of the first dozen Centennial Conference Track & Field Championships, the Haverford College men enter Sunday’s competition in front of the pack with 62 points through seven events scored. The Fords are followed by host, McDaniel College, with 43 points, followed by Dickinson with 26. The Fords also lead the women’s championship having picked up 14 points in the pole vault to take a 66-42 lead on Dickinson. Muhlenberg rounds out the top three with 31 points. McDaniel’s Broderick Maybank registered his second NCAA Division III National Championship Automatic Qualifier of the season and set a new Centennial Conference Championship Meet record with a long jump of 23-10.25. Maybank, who had previously qualified for the NCAA Championships in the Triple Jump, out-jumped second place finisher, Ursinus’ Matt Terry, by over a foot-and-a-half.Johns Hopkins’ freshman Lauren Chun established new Centennial Conference and Conference meet records in the pole vault clearing 10-6.25 just before sunset to end a long second day of competition on a high note.Earlier in the day, Haverford freshman Jessie Belden unseated the 2005 heptathlon champion, Kristy Costa of McDaniel, scoring 4,245 points, 18 points shy of the Conference and meet record established by Costa a year ago. Costa took second with 4,055 points. She entered the final event, the 800-meter, trailing by nearly 70 points. Belden rolled to a four second victory in the 800. Costa took third in the race.Muhlenberg’s Michael Karchner led the decathlon from wire to wire beginning with Friday’s win in the 100-meter. Haverford’s Zach McCormick held second place throughout.Franklin & Marshall’s Jon Brallier successfully defended his 2005 pole vault championship clearing the bar at 14-1.25. Gettysburg’s Samantha Spence also mounted a successful defense of her 2005 crown in the long jump posting a mark of 18-0.5. Both of last year’s champions in the 3000-meter steeplechase defended their titles as well. Haverford’s Grant Scott completed the men’s circuit in 9:40.90, while Dickinson’s Cait Bradley finished the women’s race 11:07.36. Haverford swept the men’s and women’s 4×800 relays.The championships wrap up Sunday at McDaniel College. The first events are scheduled to go off at 11:00 a.m. with the awards being doled out at 4:15 p.m.

Centennial Conference ChampionshipsMen: 5th of 9 TeamsWomen: 5th of 10 Teams
Westminster, MD —TRACK: Haverford Sweeps Centennial ChampionshipsThe Haverford College Track & Field team swept the 2006 Centennial Conference Championships at McDaniel College this weekend. The Ford men picked up thier 13th Centennial Conference title in as many Conference meets. The women’s team earned its second Conference championship, and its first since the 1995 season.Sunday’s highlights included Haverford’s Aislinn Sowash picking up the day’s only NCAA Automatic Qualifying time clocking a 14.42 in the 100-meter hurdles. Fellow Ford, Grant Scott clocked an NCAA Provisional Qualifier in the 5000-meter logging a 14:52.19. McDaniel’s Broderick Maybank picked up gold in the triple jump with an NCAA Provisional Qualifying mark of 47-01. Maybank had previously posted an NCAA Automatic Qualifier in the event earlier this season.Heptathlon Final Results Full Final Results