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Team Tops Three School Track Records

(Posted April 15, 2005)

Debbie Delaney posted a new school record in the hammer throw for the Juniata track team at the Bucknell Bison Invitational.

Lewisburg, Pa.? The Juniata College men?s and women?s track and field teams posted three more school records and earned a number of season bests at the two-day Bison Outdoor Classic in Lewisburg. The meet featured a 32-team field, including several Division I and II teams.

Overall, Juniata finished with 28 season-best performances in the meet, and established three new school records. Randy Anderson (DuBois/DuBois) established a new mark in the 200-meters as he posted a third-place finish with a time of 22.32. Anderson added a third-place finish in the 100.

Mohammad Ali Khoshnevisan (Seneca Valley/Germantown, Md.) added a new school record on the men?s side with his effort in the hammer throw. He posted an effort of 115? 2? which was good for 24th-place in the meet.

The record in the hammer also fell on the women?s side as Debbie Delaney (Franklin/Reistertown, Md.) earned a 27th-place finish with a school record toss of 113? 10?.

On the women?s side, Meredith Troutman (Meyersdale/Meyersdale) notched a pair of high finishes in the sprint events. She recorded a 12th-place finish in the 100, and then crossed the line in 14th-position in the 200. Jan Jennings (Pleasant Valley/Saylorsburg) rounded out Juniata?s top-15 efforts with a 15th-place finish in the javelin.

Also recording top-15 finishes for the men on the day was freshman Matthew Booth (Allentown Central Catholic/Allentown) who finished sixth in the long jump, and then added a 10th-place finish in the triple jump. Adam Loser (Central York/York) contributed a 10th-place effort in the high jump, while Ben Beas (Kiski Prep./Johnstown) finished 11th in the 400-meter hurdles.

The Juniata women will be in action on Wednesday when the Eagles compete in a dual meet at Pitt-Johnstown. Both teams will then compete at the Indiana (Pa.) Open next Saturday.

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