2007
Eagles track team shines

Eagles track team shines
March 31, 2007

Dave Beyer, Sports Information Director
(630) 829-6143
dbeyer@ben.edu

Stacey Sara won the 100 meters (13.37), the 100 hurdles (16.54), the 200 meters (27.41) and was a part of the Eagles’ winning 4x100 relay quartet (60.08) while also taking a second place with the 4x400 relay team Saturday at the North Park Invitational. Sara contributed 30 individual points toward the women's first meet win in the last 10 years. Teammate Penny Bournas won the discus with a toss of 30.87 meters. On the men’s side of things, freshman Devon Montgomery won the discus (38.61 meters) and the javelin (44.81 meters) at the North Park Invitational (throwing the javelin for the first time ever) and finished fourth in the hammer throw (also competing in that event for the first time in his career). He contributed 24 points to the men’s second place finish. Senior Pete Sgarbossa won the hammer with a throw of 38.75 meters.

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