May 15, 2008

Holy Cross Track Set For ECAC & IC4A Championships

May 15, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's and women's track and field teams will have three relay teams and one individual competing at the 2008 ECAC and IC4A outdoor track and field championships, which will take place from Friday-Sunday, May 16-18. All events will be held at William Weaver Track & Field Stadium in Princeton, N.J.

For the Crusader women, sophomore and 2008 New England champion Tiffany Reid (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) leads the way, as she will compete in the 200-meter dash. Reid will also run a leg on the Holy Cross 4x100-meter relay team, along with freshman M. Siobhan Straub (Mattituck, N.Y.), freshman Caitlin White (Miller Place, N.Y.) and junior Dannielle Meder (Chicopee, Mass.). Also competing for the women will be the 4x800-meter relay team of junior Alexandra Swiatocha (Mahopac, N.Y.), junior Katie Clay (Beverly, Mass.), sophomore Maureen Meagher (Allentown, Pa.) and freshman Courtney Burgess (Dracut, Mass.).

The Holy Cross men will also have a team running this weekend, as senior Sean Murphy (Shrewsbury, Mass.), freshman Richard Waldmann (Stony Brook, N.Y.), junior Andrew Maggio (Chelmsford, Mass.) and senior Michael Ricotta (Cross River, N.Y.) will take part in the 4x400-meter relay.

Tentative starting times follow for each event involving Holy Cross athletes.

Saturday, May 17
Women's 4x100-Meter Relay Trials - 10:30 a.m.
Women's 200-Meter Dash Trials - 1:40 p.m.
Women's 4x800-Meter Relay Trials - 2:00 p.m.
Men's 4x400-Meter Relay Trials - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, May 18
Women's 4x100-Meter Relay Final - 12:00 p.m.
Women's 200-Meter Dash Final - 2:15 p.m.
Women's 4x800-Meter Relay Final - 2:40 p.m.
Men's 4x400-Meter Relay Final - 3:05 p.m.