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May 5, 2013

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St. Francis wins NEC men’s title

DAYTONA, Fla. – St. Francis University took the first-place trophy Sunday at the NEC men’s championship after scoring a 904 in the three rounds.

LIU Brooklyn had led most of the way, but gave up a 16-stroke lead in the last three holes to finish second at 908.

Fairleigh Dickinson finished one stroke behind in third, while Robert Morris was fourth at 912.

Monmouth and Bryant tied for fifth with scores of 914, and CCSU was seventh with 915. Sacred Heart was eighth with 920, Mount St. Mary's was ninth, Wagner was 10th and St. Francis Brooklyn finished 11th.

The Blackbirds’ Josh Waters won the individual title after carding a two-under 214 with round scores of 71-71-72, five strokes ahead of runner-up Kevin Fawcett of St. Francis University, who finished with round scores of 69-74-76.

The Red Flash will advance to the NCAA regionals at a site to be determined at 9 p.m. today.

TRACK

Red Flash men finish eighth

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The St. Francis University men’s track and field team earned an eighth-place finish in the Northeast Conference outdoor championships.

The Red Flash scored a total of 35 points. Monmouth took home the overall team championship with 173 points.

Ryan Steinbugl earned a victory in the pole vault, sweeping the event in both conference championships during his freshman campaign. The rookie posted a mark of 4.45 meters.

Chris Fischer earned a second place finish in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:25.71.

SFU’s 400-meter and 1600-meter relay teams each placed fifth.

Women second at NEC meet

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – The Saint Francis University women's track and field team won four events en route to a second place finish in the Northeast Conference outdoor championships.

The Red Flash scored a total of 86 points. Monmouth took home the overall team championship with 218 points.

Brittany Johnson won the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.84. Johnson also won the 200-meter dash with a personal-best 24.17.

SFU also picked up points in the 100 with Alexis Hurd in third.

Johnson was named Athlete of the Meet for her strong showing at the two-day championships.

Paris Cotman won the 400-meter dash in 54.96 while Maura Jones placed sixth. Cotman was second in the 200 while Hurd was fourth. Cotman earned Rookie of the Meet honors.

The 400-meter relay team of Mykael Dixon, Hurd, Gabrielle McIntosh and Johnson won in 46.73, which is the fastest all-time at St. Francis.

Jen Haffner was fourth in the 1500-meter run, and Kylie Jackson was ninth place in the 5000 meters.

Jordan Collins was ninth in the shot put.

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