District college notes: Seton Hill track stars shining
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The Seton Hill men's and women's track and field teams continued their strong start with three more NCAA Championships provisional qualifying marks, three school records and five Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Indoor Championships qualifying marks to bring their indoor season total to 37 male and female and relay teams over the weekend at the meet in Geneva, Ohio.
The first NCAA provisional qualifier for the women's team this season is Vicki Miller, who won the women's weight throw with a distance of 16.82 meters (55 feet, 2 1⁄4 inches) and bettered her own Seton Hill school record. Meagen Carter (10:26.42) and Leah Schott (10:33.59) both qualified for the PSAC indoor championships in the 3,000-meter. Nicole Malara (Mt. Pleasant) added the long jump to her list of PSAC qualified events with a mark of 5.13 meters (16 feet, 10 inches). Jade Woodridge won the women's 60 meter with a time of 7.96. Megan Cala finished second in the mile run, bettering her PSAC qualifying mark in 5:10.23.
Terry Jackson (Greensburg Salem) and Taylor Hockman were the two men that joined the NCAA provisional qualifying list — Jackson in the 60-meter hurdles with a PSAC leading time of 8.30 and Hockman added his second NCAA provisionally qualified event in the triple jump with a leap of 14.44 meters (47 feet, 4 1⁄2 inches), both Seton Hill records.
Justin Weaver qualified for the PSAC indoor championships in the 3,000 with a personal best time of 8:46.08 and finished fourth in the 5,000, while Steve Lafferty hit the PSAC mark in the 5,000, finishing second overall with a time of 15:34.19.
UPG honors pair
The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee at the University of Pitt-Greensburg announced Rocco Contristano and Emily Nelson (Hempfield) as the school's athletes of the week.
Contristano, a sophomore guard, had a team-high 17 points for the Bobcats in a 90-82 loss to conference leader Hilbert College.
Nelson, a sophomore guard, recorded a double-double with 15 points and 10 assists in a win over Hilbert College.
Nelson's 10 assists were second-most in a game in school history, three shy of the record 13 she set last year as a freshman.
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