SHU's Aponte WIns at Yale Giegengack Invite
NEW HAVEN, CT (February 2, 2013) - Sacred Heart junior Lindsay Aponte (West Islip, NY) notched her second victory in the shot put this indoor season winning the event at the 8th Annual Yale Giegengack Invitational this weekend.
Aponte dominated the field with a season-best throw of 47'7.00" in her final tune-up before next weekend's Northeast Conference Championship meet. Aponte also won the shot put event at the Harvard Invitational back in December.
Freshman Adaora Nwodili (Coram, NY) turned in a fifth place finish in the event, registering a throw of 40'6.75".
In the 60 meter dash, junior Seanne Denny (Randolph, MA) ran in seventh place, clocking in at 8.10 seconds. In the 1,000 meters, junior Teresa Gagliostro (Township of Washington, NJ) took seventh place with a time of 3:11.70.
For the SHU men, senior Matthew Wagner (Brookhaven, NY) placed sixth in the weight throw, recording a toss of 54'7.50".
Both Pioneer track teams will travel to Landover, Maryland next Saturday and Sunday to compete in the NEC Indoor Championship.