Track and Field: Women Place 2nd, Men 3rd, at PAC North Quad Meet

Friday, April 19, 2013

BEAVER FALLS, Pa. - The Westminster College track and field teams competed at the PAC North Quad Meet hosted by Geneva on Thursday.  The women's team placed second out of four teams with a score of 147, while the men placed third out of four teams with a score of 162.

The Titans had 12 first place finishes (six men, six women).

The women's team was led by freshmen Adriana DePorzio (New Catle, PA) and Alicia Nuzzo (New Castle, PA / Neshannock). DePorzio won the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.28, while Nuzzo took the 200-meter dash (27.30).  In addition, both were a part of the 4x100 relay that took first place with a time of 50.72.

Other women's first place finishes include:

Freshman All-American Marissa Kalsey (Waynesburg, PA / Waynesburg) - Pole Vault - 3.50 meters
Junior Kait Roth (Clarion , PA / Clarion) - Triple Jump - 9.56 meters
Junior Moriah Agnew (Bridgeport, OH / Bridgeport) - Discus - 35.17 meters

The men were led by Robert Fazzolare (Polk, PA / Franklin), who won the 200-meter dash for the second meet in a row.  He led the field with a time of 22.92.  Junior Aaron Sutton (Warren, OH / Howland)  won the 3000-meter steeplechase for the second meet in a row as well (9:56.61).

Other men's first place finishers include:

Senior Mark Saylor (West Middlesex, PA / West Middlesex) - Pole Vault - 4.40 meters
Junior Anthony Thomas (New Castle, PA / Union) - Long Jump - 6.89 meters
Freshman Taran Sifontes-Lavine (Pittsburgh, PA / Chartiers Valley) - Triple Jump - 12.36 meters
Junior Jason Frawley (Franklin, PA / Franklin) - Shot Put - 13.96 meters

The Titans are back in action April 26 for the PAC Championships at Washington and Jefferson.

This release was written by Nick Grow ('13), senior accounting major

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