Women Win Gold, Men Silver at OUA Track and Field Championships

February 23, 2014 - Campus Bulletin

The University of Guelph women's track and field team captured the gold medal and the men's team silver at the 2014 Ontario University Athletics (OUA) championships, which ended Saturday in Toronto.

The women’s win gives them back-to-back championship banners. They won 14 medals (three gold, nine silver and two bronze), and the men won 15 medals (three gold, six silver and six bronze).

The top two finishers from each event, as well as all student-athletes bettering the automatic standards, have qualified for the Canadian Interuniversity Sport championships, which will take place March 6 to 8 at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

On the women’s side, OUA gold medals went to Sarah Dougherty, weight throw, 17.22m; and Katelyn Ayers, 600m, 1:31.92, and 1,000m, 2:50.33.

Other medallists were (silver) Carise Thompson, 3,000m, 9:33.48, and 1,500m, 4:29.80; Erika Fiedler, pole vault, 3.82; Julia Wallace, high jump, 1.69m, and triple jump, 12.16m; Kerry-Ann Cornwall, 60m, 7.57; 4x400m relay team, 3:53.24; 4x800m relay team, 8:54.47; and 4x200 relay team, 1:40.62; (bronze) Julia Wallace, long jump, 5.75; and Ashley Connell, weight throw, 16.77m.

On the men’s side, gold medals went to: Ross Proudfoot, 1,500m, 3:49.56; 4x200m relay team, 1:29.01; 4x800m relay team, 7:34.57.

Other men’s medallists were: (silver) Brent Roubos, weight throw, 18.16m; Chris Dulhanty, 3,000m, 8:13.31; Tommy Land, 600m, 1:20.48; Pat Dufresne, triple jump, 14.30m; Mitchell Torres, high jump, 1.98m; 4x400m relay team, 3:17.24; (bronze) Anthony Romaniw, 600m, 1:20.67; Aaron Hendrikx, 3,000m, 8:16.70, and 1,500m, 3:50.71; Jared Skeath, weight throw, 17.85m; Yves Sikubwabo, 1,000m, 2:26.83; and Brent Roubos, shot put, 16.43m.

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