Throwers Highlight Day One of the ECAC/IC4A Championships
PRINCETON, NJ – The Rider University track and field team opened the 2017 ECAC / IC4A Outdoor Championships on Friday afternoon at William Weaver Track & Field Stadium on the campus of Princeton University.
Rider freshman Fidele Jules (Tinton Falls, NJ/Red Bank Catholic) picked up where she left off during the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Championships, finishing 12th in the discus throw with a toss of 42.94M. Also in the event, Ashley Berry (Somerset, NJ (Franklin) finished in 16th-place with a throw of 41.70M.
“The women in the discus threw decently,” Rider Head Coach Bob Hamer said. “Fidele did a nice job finishing 12th as a freshman. She is having a very good year and she is looking to carry this momentum forward into the shot later this weekend.”
Also for the Broncs on day one of the three-day event, senior Brad Kaufmann (East Meadow, NY (East Meadow) finished 20th in the men's 3,000M Steeplechase with a time of 9:15.47.