The Keystone College men’s and women’s track and field teams kicked off its 2017-18 indoor season with some stellar performances at the Crowell Open, hosted by Army at West Point on Saturday.
On the women’s side, The Giants totaled 17 top-10 finishes on the day, including seven top-five results.
Freshman Zoe Stephens brought home a second place finish in the 3,000 meter run by crossing the stripe in 12:22.08, while freshman Julia Stapleton notched a runner-up result in the 5,000 meter run by posting a mark of 21:05.27.
Freshman Devin Spisto scored a third place finish in the 1,000 meter run, clocking in at 3:38.56, and sophomore Malley Bowen placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 4.94 meters.
The Giants had three runners record top-six results in the 500 meter dash led by senior Tameka Wood, who placed fourth with a time of 1:26.32.
Freshman Qudasha Tyler followed in fifth place while junior Meg Oyer finished sixth in the event.
Tyler paced a trio of Keystone runners with top-10 marks in the 200 meter dash, placing seventh with a mark of 28.99 seconds. Bowen followed in seventh place while Oyer brought home a 10th place finish in the race.
Bowen added an eighth place finish in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 10.51 seconds while senior Alexa Jefferis placed 10th in the competition.
Sophomore Kaylee Ceci finished fifth in the weight throw with a mark of 12.04 meters and sophomore Jayde Newman followed with a sixth place result in the event.
Newman led three Keystone throwers in the top-10 of the shot put, placing eighth with a mark of 9.87 meters. Ceci followed in ninth place while Rebecca Drumheiser was 10th in the field.
In men’s competition, the Giants totaled 13 top-10 finishes, including four top-five finishes of the day.
The Giants totaled 13 top-10 finishes including four top-five finishes on the day.
Senior Carl Joseph finished third in the 500 meter dash with a mark of 1:09.90 before placing 11th in the 200 meter dash after clocking a time of 23.71 seconds.
Sophomore Edward Sichilongo finished fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 13.64 meters while freshman Devin Smith took fourth in the 5000 meter run with a mark of 17:18.78.
Junior Mark Arzie brought home a fifth place result in the 1,000 meter run by crossing the finish line in 2:48.44.
Junior Corey Allegrucci scored a sixth place finish in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.04 seconds before placing ninth in the high jump by clearing the bar at 1.72 meters.
Allegrucci also led a trio of Giants in the top-12 of the shot put, placing eighth with a toss of 10.17 meters.
Casey Montaro followed in 11th place while freshman Obinna Azonobi followed in 12th place.
Azonobi added a 10th place result in the weight throw competition with a heave of 11.01 meters.
Freshmen Raymond Davan led a trio of Keystone runners in the top-12 of the 3000 meter run, finishing ninth with a time of 11:08.30 and was following by Grant Doss in 10th place and Nicholas Bohr in 12th place.
Sophomore Yaw Acheampong placed sixth in the long jump with a leap of 5.92 meters, and freshman Nicholas Stanton finished seventh in the competition.
Stanton went on to place 10th in the 400 meter dash after crossing the finish line in 56.17 seconds
Keystone will be back in action at the Fast Times Before Finals Meet hosted by Lehigh University next Friday and Saturday in Bethlehem.