Women’s track and field
The University of Miami women’s 4×100-meter relay finished first with an NCAA Regional qualifying time of 44.33 seconds to highlight the final day of competition at the 61st Annual Coca-Cola Florida Relays in Gainesville, FL.
The relay of sophomore All-American Dominique Darden, junior Chinela Davis, junior All-American Lauryn Williams and junior Wiande Moore improves to 2-0 this season.
The 4×400-meter relay of senior All-America Kitoya Carter, Darden, freshman Ginou Etienne, and sophomore All-American Charlette Greggs also qualified for the NCAA Regional Championships finishing third with at time 3:34.57.
Senior Adrienne Moss qualified for NCAA Regionals in the shot put finishing ninth with a mark of 14.69 meters. Teammate Jennifer Penrose finished 16th with a Big East qualifying mark of 13.91 meters.
Other Hurricanes recording Big East qualifying marks included freshman Debbie Estime in the high jump and junior Sichting Walker in the triple jump.
Miami returns to action this weekend at the Texas Relays in Austin, Texas
In the championship game of intramural basketball, the Professionals, the men’s open league champion, defeated Sigma Phi Epsilon, the Greek Champion. The Professionals had defeated G-Unit to win the Open League, while Sig Ep beat Pike to win the Greek Championship. In this game, it was tight early in the first half, but then the Professionals pulled away, eventually winning 68-59.
The Professionals were led by Hilton Napolean, who had 23 points and 14 rebounds to go along with five assists, 2 blocks, and a steal. Abeku Wilson had 19 points as well for the Professionals in a winning effort.
The game’s high scorer actually came from the Sig Ep side, as Dan Kaczmarek had 24 points. Micah Dawson had nine points and a team high six rebounds for Sig Ep as well.
The game marked the end of intramural basketball, and the intramural scene now turns to softball as the last major sport of the season.
Also over the weekend, the University of Miami won the Ultimate Challenge defeating other local schools in the area. The Ultimate Challenge is an annual event on the UM campus that brings together local colleges like FIU, FAU, Barry, Johnson and Wales, and Lynn to compete in a variety of intramural events.