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April 13, 2013

Metro Sports: Mascari runs career-best 10K for Sea Ray win

Knoxville, Tenn. — Terre Haute North alumnus John Mascari won the 10,000 meters at the Sea Ray Relays on Friday night at the University of Tennessee.

His career-best time of 30:00.02 in the 10K put him among the top 50 runners in the nation during the young outdoor collegiate track and field season.

“I might be on the dotted line of qualifying [for NCAA Regional]. Would like to go 29:30 in a couple weeks, but it was a good feeling to run a pretty good time against good competition,” Mascari told the Tribune-Star.

Mascari led the last 15 laps of the 25-lap race. His teammate Tristan Selby took fifth in a career-best time of 30:36.

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Other ISU highlights:

• The hurdling corps of the Indiana State continued to shine in outdoor competition, picking up a win the men’s 110-meter hurdles and in the women’s 400-meter hurdles.

ISU placed three in the top eight of the men’s 110-meter hurdles led by Greggmar Swift who was the only competitor under 14 seconds with a time of 13.94 seconds in posting the win. Teammate Maurice Lyke and Purdue’s Brandon Winters each ran 14.03 to tie as the second collegian and third overall. Lyke’s time moved into the Top 10 at Indiana State as the 10th fastest time in school history. Sycamore Adarius Washington finished in seventh at 14.22.

Stacia Weatherford gave the Sycamores their second win of the day as she won the women’s 400 meter hurdles by just over a second with a season best time of 58.68. Eastern Michigan’s Asia Rawls was second in 59.89 as they were the only two to break one minute in the race.

• All three Indiana State women pole vaulters placed in the top eight with two going over the four meter mark. Nicole Hope cleared a career best 13’-1⁄4 to place second with Kimyanna Rudolph third at 13-11⁄2 and Richelle Kimble eighth

• The men pole vaulters also placed three in the top eight led by Wes Schenck who took second by clearing 15-9. Connor Curley and Drew LaMaster tied for fourth as each cleared 15-5. Kennesaw State’s Michael Owenby also cleared 15-9 but had one less miss than Schenck to earn the win.

• Nicole Lucas ran a career best 17:55.74 to finish second in the women’s 5,000 meter race which was won by Eastern Michigan’s Rachel Quaintance while Taylor Head ran 14:58.82 to finish eighth in the men’s 5,000 meters.

• The Sycamores had a couple of top finishes in the 3,000 meter steeplechase as Dustin Betz was second on the men’s side in 9:05.70 and Kalli Dalton fifth in 11:12.80 on the women’s side.

• Shaun Smith advanced to Saturday’s men’s 100 meter finals after winning the first heat in a career best time of 10.52 seconds. The finals will run at 1:07 p.m. today.

Softball

• Rose-Hulman sweeps — Rose-Hulman relied on a game one walk-off grand slam to earn a doubleheader sweep over Spalding University on Friday night.

The Engineers rallied from a 7-3 deficit with five runs in the seventh inning to win the opener 8-7 on a walk-off one-out grand slam by senior Alyse Mueller.

In the nightcap, Rose-Hulman blasted a pair of two-run home runs and sophomore Carly Heibel tossed a complete game in a 6-3 victory.

Mueller provided the biggest hit on a day that featured 18 total hits for the Fightin' Engineers. She finished game one with a 2-3 performance that included the grand slam, a single and four RBIs.

Senior Brianne Widmoyer set a new school record for doubles and moved into third place on Rose-Hulman's career hit list with 137 on the evening. Widmoyer smashed a double in each game of the doubleheader to increase her career total to 36 and pass the mark of graduate Jordan Goslee.

Heibel smashed three hits and scored three runs in the game one victory, including a double. Widmoyer added two RBIs in the performance.

In the nightcap, Heibel and junior Allison Bowman both launched two-run home runs to lead the Rose-Hulman offense. Bowman finished 2-3 with a home run, a double and four RBIs, and Heibel was 2-3 with two runs scored and two RBIs. Junior Jenna Martinek added two hits, including a double, and two runs scored.

The offensive effort helped Mueller win game one in the circle and Heibel pick up the game two victory. Mueller scattered seven hits with three strikeouts in six innings, while Heibel tossed a complete-game six-hitter with three strikeouts.

Rose-Hulman stands 10-18 overall, while Spalding has a 13-13 record. The Engineers travel to Hanover College on Sunday.

Tennis

• Rose-Hulman wins — Rose-Hulman improved to 5-6 on the men's tennis season with a 6-3 victory over Greenville College at the Wabash Valley Tennis Center on Wednesday night.

Singles winners for the Engineers included senior Devon Fritz at No. 2; freshman Matthew Conrad at No. 4 spot; and senior Eric Teeman  at No. 5.

 

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