University of the District of Columbia Women’s Indoor Track & Field Boasts Six East Coast Conference Winners and 11 awards

Track Team Pic 2016-17
Track Team Pic 2016-17

CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – The University of the District of Columbia Women's Indoor Track & field team had six student-athletes earn All-East Coast Conference distinction based on their performance at the ECC Championship meet. The top two finishers in each event were named First Team All-Conference, while the third and fourth place finishers earned Second Team All-Conference honors.

Freshman Shannell Hibbert led the Firebirds with two First Team honors in the 60M Hurdles and 4x400M. She also secured Second Team All-Conference in the 60M Dash.  Her compatriot, Temera Duncan, earned a First Team selection in the 4x400M while securing Second Team in the 400M Dash.

Senior Brittany Okon obtained a First Team selection in the Long Jump, and junior, Stacy –Ann Rowe clinched Second Team in the 60M Hurdles.

Niasia Harding and Deasia Greer were key cogs in the Firebirds' success during the indoor season, and both freshmen's productivities led to First Team honors in the 4x400M. Harding's impressive display earned her a First Team selection in the 400M while Greer got a Second Team nod in the Triple Jump.

A list of all winners can be found below.

 

2017 ECC Indoor Track and Field All-Conference Awards
Women's First Team
60m dash: Chelsea Hayward, Roberts Wesleyan & Camille Cameron, St. Thomas Aquinas
200m dash: Chelsea Hayward, Roberts Wesleyan & Camille Cameron, St. Thomas Aquinas
400m dash: Chelsea Hayward, Roberts Wesleyan & Niasia Harding, Dist. Columbia
500m dash: Ces Coleman, Holy Family & Kianna Tidball, Holy Family
800m run: Jessica Handsaker, Georgian Court & Emily Martino, Molloy
1,000m run: Kristen Borriello, St. Thomas Aquinas & Katerina Zachmann, Holy Family
1 mile: Talya Williams, LIU Post & Elizabeth Valento, Roberts Wesleyan
3,000m run: Mackenzie Donahue, Daemen & Elizabeth Valento, Roberts Wesleyan
5,000m run: Mackenzie Donahue, Daemen & Elizabeth Stirling, LIU Post
60m hurdles: Victoria Jones-Alleyne, St. Thomas Aquinas & Shannell Hibbert, Dist. Columbia
4 x 400m relay: Temera Duncan, Shannell Hibbert, Deasia Greer, & Niasia Harding - Dist. Columbia
Distance Medley Relay: Michaela Bierly, Brianna Calderon, Moriah Martone, & Addison Sgroi - Roberts Wesleyan
High Jump: Malawi Allen, Georgian Court & Nicole Costanzo, LIU Post
Pole Vault: Kyra Kress, Daemen & Molly Luger, Roberts Wesleyan
Long Jump: Victoria Jones-Alleyne, St. Thomas Aquinas & Brittany Okon, Dist. Columbia
Triple Jump: Victoria Jones-Alleyne, St. Thomas Aquinas & Lyric Green, Georgian Court
Shot Put: Stephanie Bock, Georgian Court & Kaitlin Klein, LIU Post
Weight Throw: Samantha Smith, Georgian Court & Stephanie Bock, Georgian Court

Women's Second Team
60m dash: Shannell Hibbert, Dist. Columbia & Kathleen Amstad, Roberts Wesleyan
200m dash: Victoria Jones-Alleyne, St. Thomas Aquinas & Kathleen Amstad, Roberts Wesleyan
400m dash: Temera Duncan, Dist. Columbia & Kristina Button, Roberts Wesleyan
500m dash: Amber Lubaszka, St. Thomas Aquinas & Alexandria Okon, LIU Post
800m run: Caylin Montoya, Georgian Court & Nicolette Agostinacchio, LIU Post
1,000m run: Rachel Hutchinson, Roberts Wesleyan & Ashlin Conroy, LIU Post
1 mile: Rachel Hutchinson, Roberts Wesleyan & Kristen Borriello, St. Thomas Aquinas
3,000m run: Talya Williams, LIU Post & Elizabeth Stirling, LIU Post
5,000m run: Amy Trabert, Daemen & Ashlin Conroy, LIU Post
60m hurdles: Damira Banks, Queens & Stacy-Ann Rowe, Dist. Columbia
4 x 400m relay: Kristina Button, Kathleen Amstad, Brianna Calderon, & Chelsea Hayward - Roberts Wesleyan
Distance Medley Relay: Morgan Urbanek, Katherine Robinson, Shania Livecchi, & Brittany Denton - Daemen
High Jump: Kristina Button, Roberts Wesleyan & Jaclyn Timoney, Holy Family
Pole Vault: Taylor Haude, Daemen & Sarah Zollner, Georgian Court
Long Jump: Amy Bruno, Georgian Court & Molly Conner, St. Thomas Aquinas
Triple Jump: Deasia Greer, Dist. Columbia & Jaclyn Timoney, Holy Family
Shot Put: Katherine Mollahan, St. Thomas Aquinas & Samantha Smith, Georgian Court
Weight Throw: Michelle Almeida, Georgian Court & Stacey Labissiere, Georgina Court