STAC Hosts 5th Annual Spartan Track & Field Invitational

STAC Hosts 5th Annual Spartan Track & Field Invitational
On Friday, St. Thomas Aquinas College hosted the 5th Annual Spartan Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island, NY.  The invitational saw over 1,500 athletes take part in events, with Division I, II, III schools all competing.
On the day, Dante Brown scored a second place finish in Long Jump, with a jump of 22'6.5" (6.87 meters) and a third place finish in the 200 meter dash in a time of 22.51. The 4x200 relay team of Dante Brown, Lavonno Mitchell, Jarrett Millien and Elijah Gordon finished third in their race with a time of 1:29.55.
Meanwhile, on the women's side, Abagaile Kimbrell took fifth in the 1000 meter run, finishing with a time of 3:07.08. The 4x800 relay team of Kayla Cobelli, Gabriella Mott, Abagaile Kimbrell and Christine Maretzo picked up a 4th place finish with a time of 10:23.07.
St. Thomas Aquinas returns to action on Friday, January 17th as the Spartans travel to the 168th Street Armory in New York City for the Ramapo Opener. Events begin at 10am.


Top 10 Finishers (By Event) at Spartan Invitational

Men's Events

60 Meter Dash: Elijah Gordon - 7.10 - 5th Place & Lavonno Mitchell - 7.10 - 6th Place

200 Meter Dash: Dante Brown - 22.51 - 3rd Place 

1000 Meter Run: Jack Kantor - 2:45.87 - 8th Place 

3000 Meter Run: Aidan Russell - 8:49.77 - 6th Place

4x200 Meter Relay: Dante Brown, Lavonno Mitchell, Jarrett Millien, Elijah Gordon - 1:29.55 - 3rd Place

4x400 Meter Relay: Lugduni DesRosiers, Mich Philistin, Josh Mallard, Makendy Midouin - 3:27.09 - 5th Place

High Jump: DeAndre Smith - 6'4"/1.93m - 4th Place 

Long Jump: Dante Brown - 22'6.5"/6.87m - 2nd Place


Women's Events

1000 Meter Run: Abagaile Kimbrell - 3:07.08 - 5th Place

4x800 Meter Relay: Kayla Cobelli, Gabriella Mott, Abagaile Kimbrell, Christina Maretzo - 10:23.07 - 4th Place