Jumpers and Throwers Lead Track & Field at the New Balance Collegiate

ROLLTIDEDOTCOM Krystle Schade won the women's high jump by clearing 6-0 for the second time this season.
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Krystle Schade won the women's high jump by clearing 6-0 for the second time this season.
ROLLTIDEDOTCOM

Feb. 4, 2012

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The University of Alabama track and field team was led by its jumpers and throwers this weekend at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational at the Armory Indoor Track.

The Crimson Tide recorded 12 total top 10 finishes with its high jumpers earning three in the two-day event. Krystle Schade won the women's high jump by clearing 6-0 for the second time this season while Postenea Louisjeune was seventh by clearing 5-7. In the men's high jump, Tyler Campbellfinished fourth with a season-best height of 7-1.75.

UA also got a pair of solid finishes in the women's weight throw as Amethyst Holmes finished fifth with a throw of 63-7 while Angelica Howard posted another personal best with a mark of 63-2 to finish sixth. In the shot put, Wilamena Hopkinswas eighth with a throw of 48-10.75.

The women's team also got strong performances from its distance runners with Leigh Gilmore and Elsbeth Denton finishing third and sixth, respectively, in the mile. Andrea Torskeposted a personal best in the 3,000 meters with a time of 9:49.48 to finish fourth.

For the men in the horizontal jumps, Jonathan Reid recorded a mark of 49-1 to finish 13th in the triple jump while Kamal Fullerhad a leap of 23-8 in the long jump to finish 12th. Fuller also finished 26th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.16.

The Crimson Tide will continue its indoor season next Saturday at the Texas A&M Challenge in College Station, Texas.

New Balance Collegiate Invitational
Alabama Men's Results

60 Meters
39. Dushane Farrier, 6.98

200 Meters
34. Dushane Farrier, 22.19

400 Meters (Championship Flight)
26. Dwayne Extol, 49.24

400 Meters (Collegiate Flight)
31. Bobby Onyeukwu, 49.94

500 Meters
7. Joel Lynch, 1:05.12
53. Terrell Mickens, 1:08.61

800 Meters
43. Nicholas Hayes, 1:57.26

1,000 Meters
16. Oliver Blake, 2:29.55

Mile
40. Matt Joyner, 4:19.26

3,000 Meters (Collegiate)
17. Austin Duckworth, 8:28.05

3,000 Meters (Eastern)
9. Nathan Corder, 8:46.51

60-Meter Hurdles
26. Kamal Fuller, 8.16

High Jump
4. Tyler Campbell, 7-1.75

Long Jump (Championship)
12. Kamal Fuller, 23-8

Long Jump (Collegiate)
8. Jourdan Battiste, 20-11.75

Triple Jump
13. Jonathan Reid, 49-1
19. Warrick Campbell, 47-4.5

New Balance Collegiate Invitational
Alabama Women's Results

60 Meters
53. Sarah Thomas, 7.89

200 Meters (Championship)
51. Camilla Armstead, 25.02

200 Meters (Collegiate)
24. Sarah Thomas, 25.32

400 Meters (Collegiate)
34. Shani Chandler, 58.05

500 Meters
12. Dacia Mays, 1:14.68

1,000 Meters
31. Katlyn Will, 2:56.54

Mile
3. Leigh Gilmore, 4:57.62
6. Elsbeth Denton, 4:59.62

3,000 Meters
4. Andrea Torske, 9:49.48

5,000 Meters
12. Kelsey Johnson, 17:26.99

60-Meter Hurdles
17. Kaylon Eppinger, 8.47
39. Audra Frimpong, 8.77

4x400-Meter Relay
13. 3:39.70

High Jump
1. Krystle Schade, 6-0
7. Postenea Louisjeune, 5-7

Pole Vault
11. Alexis Paine, 12-1.5

Triple Jump
21. Merilyn Uudmae, 39-3

Shot Put
8. Wilamena Hopkins, 48-10.75

Weight Throw
5. Amethyst Holmes, 63-7
6. Angelica Howard, 63-2
67. Jasmine Williams, 42-6