Women's Track to Compete at George Mason on Saturday
Jan. 25, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Navy women's track and field program (12-0) will compete at George Mason's Patriot Games Invitational on Saturday in Fairfax, Va. The meet will begin at 10:00 AM and will feature over 20 schools and 800 athletes. The Patriot Games is a non-team scored meet. Live results will be available at NavySports.com(.)
Senior Kristin Smith has won the high jump at the Patriot Games in each of the past three seasons and will seek to pick up a fourth career victory on Saturday. Junior Teronda Brown also returns after winning the shot put at the Patriot Games last year.
Navy last competed at the Maryland Invitational, where senior Brigid Byrne won the 5,000m run to earn Patriot League Track Athlete of the Week honors. The Mids posted 22 top-10 performances at the Maryland Invite.
Smith is tied for No. 1 in the Patriot League in the high jump this season, along with junior Veronica Ffrench, with clears of 5-7 (1.70m). Brown is No. 1 in the shot put (43-11¼, 13.39m) and Byrne is tops in the 5,000m run (17:02.12).
Christina Blair has had a strong start to her sophomore season, ranking No. 4 on the league performance lists in both the mile run (5:02.83) and the 3,000m (10:10.76).
Navy will next travel to West Point to compete in the annual Army-Navy Indoor Star Meet on Sunday, February 3 at 12 noon. Navy leads the all-time indoor series, 13-12-1, and has won seven straight indoor meets against the Black Knights. Additionally, Navy has swept the indoor/outdoor Star series in each of the past four seasons.
Patriot Games Schedule Field Events 10:00 AM Long Jump 12:00 PM Pole Vault 12:00 PM Weight Throw 1:00 PM High Jump 2:30 PM Triple Jump 4:15 PM Shot Put Running Events 11:00 AM 4x800m Relay 11:30 AM 60 Meter Hurdles - Prelims 12:10 AM 60 Meter Dash - Prelims 1:00 PM Mile Run 1:40 PM 60 Meter Hurdles - Finals 1:50 PM 60 Meter Dash - Finals 2:30 PM 400 Meter Dash 3:20 PM 500 Meter Dash 3:55 PM 800 Meter Run 4:20 PM 1000 Meter Run 5:05 PM 200 Meter Dash 5:50 PM 3000 Meter Run 6:35 PM Distance Medley 7:15 PM 4x400 Meter Relay