LYNCHBURG, Va. - The Union College men's and women's track & field teams opened the 2012-13 indoor portion of their schedule this weekend, traveling to Liberty (Va.) for the 2012 Kickoff Meet.
In track events, only the Lady Bulldogs took part. Feiarra Foster placed in two events, finishing 37th in the 60-meters (8.74) and 57th in the 200-meters (30.52). Meanwhile Danielle Jasiewicz placed 23rd in the 800-meters. crossing the finish line in 3:14.96.
For the men in field events, William White had the teams highest finish in an event, placing 10th in the weight throw with a toss of 37 feet, .50 inches. Meanwhile, Tommie Hayes also placed 10th in the high jump, with a leap of five feet, 10.25 inches (a program record), and Matt Francis finished 12th in the shot put with a 40 foot, 1.25 inch effort.
The lone women's field performances of note were posted by Abby Tigue, who was 19th in both the shot put (28 foot, 2.25 inch throw) and the weight throw (30 feet, 3.75 inch effort). Tigue's effort in the weight throw was also a program record.
The Union men's and women's track and field teams are now idle until Jan. 18, when they take part in the Niswonger Invitational in Johnson City, Tenn.