Dolphins Seek Eighth A-Sun Outdoor Track & Field Title

Thursday, May 09, 2013

MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championship is set to get underway on Friday, May 9th in Jacksonville, Florida as North Florida hosts the championship.

Jacksonville comes into the A-Sun Championship the seven-time returning champion. The Dolphins are one of four programs that have won the A-Sun crown in women’s track and field since the beginning of the championship in 1996.

A-Sun Women's Track & Field Notes (#ASunTF):
  • JU ‘s averages a 65.07 margin of victory in their seven championship runs. The closest margin of victory was 25.5 in 2010 as Kennesaw State came in as the runner up.
  • The Dolphins will tie for the most A-Sun Track and Field Championship in history with a win this year.
  • Kennesaw State holds top-marks in the A-Sun this season in six events; tied with JU for the most in the league. Michelle Quimby ranks No. 1 this season in the pole vault (3.8m). Quimby won gold in the pole vault in the 2010 championship.
  • USC Upstate is led by a freshman stand-out in Dominique Nock and sophomore Brittany Walls. Nock posted program-best marks of 24.74 in the 200-meter dash and 18-02.50 (33.77-meters) in the long jump, while Walls turned in Upstate records in the high jump and heptathlon, clearing 5-03.00 (1.60-meters) and tallying 3870 points.
  • ETSU is strong in the long jump and the triple jump this season with three of the top-marks in the long jump and the top-two marks in the triple jump. Junior Katerina Vodova ranks No. 1 in the conference this season in the long jump with a leap of 5.92m.
  • Lipscomb holds seven of the top-ten times in the A-Sun in the 5000m this season, including four of the top-five times. Dani Walker holds the top-time (10:32.95) in the steeple chase and will return to the track after taking a month and half hiatus due to injury.

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