Indoor Track & Field: Ranking Roundup - Week Three

Indoor Track & Field: Ranking Roundup - Week Three

AMHERST, Mass. – A successful weekend by the Amherst College track & field teams at the Upstate Challenge saw three new program records and 21 new personal bests set, with the men's team moving up nine spots to currently rank 23rd in the nation for their efforts.

2019-2020 BY THE NUMBERS
New Program Records | 6
New England Qualifiers | 27
National Top-50 Marks | 26

PROGRAM RECORDS
Three more program records were rewritten in the third week of the season, bringing the Mammoths total up to six this winter, with junior Ella Rossa, first-year Kelechi Eziri and sophomore Troy Colleran putting togeather standout marks. 

  • Ella Rossa | 60m Hurdles | 8.88 seconds || Previous Record: Ella Rossa (2018) 8.95
  • Kelechi Eziri | Triple Jump | 14.09m (46.23 feet) || Previous Record: Doug Lyons '86 (45.8 feet)
  • Troy Colleran | Heptathlon | 4962 points || Previous Record: Troy Colleran (2019) 4750

COLLEGIATE BESTS
In addition to the 21 total PR's set over the weekend, the Mammoths saw 15 men and 10 women test the waters and make collegiate debuts in new events. 

MEN'S TEAM - WOMEN'S TEAM  
 Troy Colleran / Heptathlon / 4962 points    Caroline Ferguson-Dryden / Shot Put / 9.86m  
 Kelechi Eziri / Triple Jump / 14.09m    Sarah Gayer / Mile / 5:05.89
 Spencer Ferguson-Dryden / Mile / 4:16.90    Eline Laurent / Mile / 5:40.20
 Alex Mangiafico / 500M / 1:08.03    Amerley Lokko / 60M (8.16) / 200M (27.23)
 Jack Renda / Shot Put / 9.83m    Kristin Ratliff / 3000M / 10:50.24
 Marshall Richardson / 60M / 7.61    Jordan Bailey-Rhodeman / 800M / 2:28.58
 Braxton Schuldt / Mile / 4:23.96    Annelise Romero  / Pentathlon / 2823 points
 Yonas Shiferaw / Triple Jump / 12.62m    Ella Rossa / 60M Hurdles (8.88) / Pentathlon (2995 points)
 Mayowa Tinubu / 400M / 53.52    Rachel Ruderman / 800M / 2:23.40
     Sam Tichelaar / 60M / 8.19


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NEW ENGLAND DIII INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS - TOP 50
You can find the full list of qualifiers here: MEN | WOMEN

MEN'S TEAM - WOMEN'S TEAM
 EVENT  STUDENT-ATHLETE -  EVENT  STUDENT-ATHLETE
 60M  Henry Buren (2), Nehemiah McGowan (3), Elijah Ngbokoli (12)    400M  Juanita, Jaramillo (3), Sophia Friedman (13) 
 Sophia Friedman (20), Katie Lingen (25) 
 200M  Henry Buren (5), Nehemiah McGowan (8)      600M  Katie Lingen (8)
 600M  Alex Mangiafico (30), Andrew Swenson (33)    800M  Rachel Ruderman (22), Jenny Mazzella (31)
 800M  Ryan Prenosil (7), Will Spurrell (15), Braedon Fiume (23)    1000M  Sophia Wolmer (10), Rachel Ruderman (32)
 Mile  Spencer Ferguson-Dryden (3), Braxton Schuldt (8)    Mile  Sarah Gayer (2), Sophia Wolmer (3)
 60M Hurdles  Troy Colleran (23), Yonas Shiferaw (27)    60M Hurdles  Ella Rossa (1)
 High Jump  Troy Colleran (9)    Long Jump  Sam Tichelaar (12), Ella Rossa (14)
 Pole Vault  Troy Colleran (9)    Triple Jump  Annelise Romero (17)
 Long Jump  Troy Colleran (2), Chris Gong (11),
 Kelechi Eziri (20), Jordan Edwards (28)
   Pentathlon  Ella Rossa (2)
 Triple Jump  Kelechi Eziri (3), Jordan Edwards (12)      
 400M  Ryan Prenosil (1)      
 Heptathlon  Troy Colleran (2), Jack Trent (8)      


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DIVISION III NATIONAL TOP-50
Check out the entire top-50 here: MEN & WOMEN

MEN'S TEAM   WOMEN'S TEAM
 EVENT  STUDENT-ATHLETE -  EVENT  STUDENT-ATHLETE
 60M  Henry Buren (13), Nehemiah McGowan (18)    400M  Juanita Jaramillo (32), Sophia Friedman (49)  
 200M  Henry Buren (22), Nehemiah McGowan (28)      Mile  Sarah Gayer (6), Sophia Wolmer (11)
 400M  Ryan Prenosil (10)    Pentathlon  Ella Rossa (8), Annelise Romero (11)
 800M  Ryan Prenosil (14)    60M Hurdles  Ella Rossa (2)
 Mile  Spencer Ferguson-Dryden (6),
 Braxton Schuldt (44)
   4x400 Relay  Lobo, Bailey-Rhodeman, Tillman, Lingen (38)
 4x400 Relay  Bates, Smith, Phillips-Galucc, Gelin (35)    Long Jump  Sam Tichelaar (45)
 High Jump  Troy Colleran (34)    Triple Jump  Annelise Romero (42)
 Triple Jump  Kelechi Eziri (21)      
 Long Jump  Troy Colleran (14)      
 Heptathlon  Troy Colleran (3), Jack Trent (21),
 Jack Dufton (28), Max Spelke (41)
     

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