May 6, 2008

Kolbeck Wins Pole Vault at Mason Dixon

 

Kolbeck Wins Pole Vault at Mason Dixon
Qualifies for ECAC Championship

5/6/2008

WASHINGTON- Catholic University had four athletes compete at the Mason Dixon Conference Meet on Saturday in Salisbury, Md.  The Cardinals placed seventh overall with just a few participants.  Christopher Newport University won the meet with 203 points.

The highlight of the day was in the pole vault where freshman Andrew Kolbeck (Pewaukee, Wis/Trinity Academy) was the top finisher making 4.30 meters.  This finish also qualifies him for the ECAC Championship.  Also in field events, Stephen Prieur (Herndon, Va./Oakton) had a solid day with a sixth place finish in three events.  His best performance was in the hammer where he threw a season-best 30.72 meters.  In the shot put he hit 11.70 meters and in the discus he threw 32.08 meters.

On the track Andrew Smith (Arlington, Tenn./Bolton) had the top time of the day finishing seventh in the 5,000 meters with a 16:26.85.  Scott Pospiech (Ocean, N.J./Holy Spirit) was eighth in the 800 meters running a 2:01.01.

Kolbeck will move on to the ECAC Championship while most of the team has concluded their season.  

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