UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

1998 New Balance Maine Distance Festival

 

Brunswick, ME; Saturday, July 4, 5:30 p.m. EDT

800m - 1. Briana Neault, Biddeford HS, 2:15.15; 2. Erin Herbig,

Belfast, HS, 215.64; 3. Dana Fransz, Foxcroft Academy, 2:25.82; 4. Jennifer

Moreau, Mt. Ararat HS, 2:27.54; 5. Jessica Curlew, Scarborough HS, 2:28.64;

6. Heather Pagano, Morse HS, 2:29.02.

 

800m - 1. Colin Pile, Bangor HS, 1:59.05; 2. Matt Mellen, Mt. Blue HS,

1:59.80; 3. James Maleck, Ellsworth HS, 2:01.44; 4. Adam Tapley, convy HS,

2:02.05; 5. Kyle Masse, Waterville, HS, 2:04.14; 6. Kris Rolleston,

Foxcroft Academy, 2:05.00; 7. Kenny Bettis, Brunswick HS, 2:05.59.

 

Mile - 1. Shalane Flanagan, Marblehead HS, 5:13.30; 2. Suzanne Hussey,

Massabesic HS, 5:16.37; 3. Michaela Adrian, Portland HS, 5:19.56; 4.

Maggie Hanson, Mt. Ararat HS, 5:22.83; 5. Sarah Taylor, Orono

HS, 5:23.84; 6. Mary LeBrun, Unat., 5:29.14; 7. Emily Hampson, Exeter HS,

5:29.22; 8. Kayla Hardecker, Leavitt, HS, 5:34.15; 9. Mandy Bowden, Greely

HS, 5:36.08; 10. Meghan Caldwell, Mt. Blue H.S., 5:41.64.

 

Mile - 1. Ben Fletcher, Edward Little HS, 4:16.67 [meet record]; 2. Bill

Spierdowis, Foxboro HS, 4:17.48; 3. Ryan Demers, Cheverus HS, 4:18.43; 4.

Louie Luchini, Ellsworth HS, 4:21.80; 5. Eben Albert-Knopp, Maranacook

HS, 4:25.67; 6. Brendan O'Keefe, Orono HS, 4:25.99; 7. Michael Waugh,

Presque Isle HS, 4:43.89.

 

800m - Women (section 1): RESULTS: 1. Bridget Johnson, Reebok Enclave,

2:09.10; 2. Carrie Morales, Unat, 2:10.90; 3. Vicky Fleschner, Unat.,

2:11.13; 4. Nicole Karr, New Balance TC, 2:11.48; 5. Samantha Read, Farm

Team, 2:12.12; 6. Deidre Fleming, Unat, 2:12.54; 7. Emer Molloy, Unat,

2:18.52; 8. Leanne Brady, Unat, 2:21.03.

 

800m - Women (section 2): 2:05.87. RESULTS: 1. Debbie Marshall, New

Balance TC, 2:05.86; 2. Alisa Harvey, New Balance TC, 2:05.98; 3. Jean

Fletcher, Canada, 2:07.55; 4. Gina DeWitt, Oregon International, 2:07.63;

5. Niamh Beirne, New Balance TC, 2:08.28; 6. Melanie Collins, AUS,

2:09.78; 7. June Snow, Central Mass Striders, 2:10.35; 8. Jennifer

Lincoln, Central Mass Striders, DNF (fell).

 

800m - Men (section 1): 1. Byron Goodwin, CAN, 1:49.56; 2. Ruben Ortiz,

MEX, 1:49.87; 3. Andy Collins, Central Mass Striders, 1:50.83; 4. Britt Witt,

Wisconsin-Stevens P, 1:51.33; 5. Ned Brooks, Seton Hall, 1:51.53; 6. Lee

Willis, Unat, 1:51.92; 7. Thinh Ly, Unat, 1:52.02...

 

800m - Men (section 2): 1. Bryan Woodward, Reebok Enclave, 1:46.57; 2.

Trinity Gray, Asics TC, 1:46.76; 3. Aaron Richberg, Auburn University,

1:47.06; 4. Derrick Peterson, Unat, 1:48.36; 5. Jeremy Stallings, New

Balance TC, 1:48.41; 6. Jeremy Huffman, Arkansas, 1:48.63; 7. Alex

Morgan, World Express TC, 1:48.78; 8. Willie Best, CAN, 1:48.88; 9.

Elliot Gaskins, Reebok Enclave, 1:53.06. Trinity Townsend, Unat. DNS.

 

5000m - 1. Regina Jacobs, Mizuno, 14:52.49 [American Record] [splits]; 2. Jen

Rhines, adidas, 15:43.04; 3. Anne Marie Lauck, Nike, 15:47.65; 4. Sarah

Howell, Valley Royals TC (CAN), 15:50.27; 5. Tina Connelly, City Track

Club (CAN), 15:52.82; 6. Kristen Beaney, Asics TC, 15:53.98; 7. Melody

Fairchild, Nike International, 16:00.46; 8. Vicky Mitchell, Brooks Racing

Team, 16:00.54; 9. Michelle Borgert, Asics TC, 16:07.43; 10. Laura Baker,

New Balance TC, 16:12.39; 11. Kelly Cordell, Etonic TC, 16:12.98; 12.

Carmen Troncoso, Nike, 16:25.71; 13. Susannah Beck, Moving Comfort TC,

16:27.68; 14. Tania Jones, Ottawa Lions (CAN), 16:31.46. Clare Eichner

Taylor, DNF (pace).

 

3000m - Steeplechase Men: 1. George Yiannelis, New Balance TC, 8:34.99;

2. Tom Nohilly, New Balance TC, 8:35.48; 3. Tony Cosey, adidas, 8:36.02;

4. Jason Cullinane, Central Mass Striders, 8:38.76; 5. Casey O'Shea,

adidas, 8:43.12; 6. Joel Bourgeois, Club Montreal-Olympique (CAN),

8:43.63; 7. Jean Nicholas Dubal, Corsaire-Chaparel (CAN), 8:43.99; 8.

Todd Davis, University of Portland, 8:45.56; 9. Ray Hughes, Nike East,

8:51.80; 10. David Callum, Farm Team, 8:52.09; 11. Fred Carter, Farm

Team, 8:53.02; 12. Jon Clemons, Reebok Enclave, 8:55.96; 13. Bret Kimple,

Reebok Aggies, 8:59.79; 14. Greg Jimmerson, Unat, 9:01.06; 15. Doug

Consiglio, Farm Team, 9:26.11.

 

5000m - Men: 1. Ian Carswell, New Balance TC (GBR), 13:43.82 [meet

record]; 2. Gary Stolz, Farm Team, 13:46.03; 3. Mike Mykytok, Etonic RC,

13:48.91; 4. Chris Weber, CAN, 3:51.93; 5. Terrance Mahon, Reebok

Enclave, 13:54.21; 6. Steve Boyd, CAN, 13:56.36; 7. Martin McCarthy, IRL,

14:00.13; 8. Carmac Smith, IRL, 14:01.30; 9. Andre Willians, Reebok

Enclave, 14:08.85; 10. Bruce Deacon, CAN, 14:17.41; 11. Brian Pope, Unat,

14:18.27; 12. Mike Mamo, Westchester Puma TC (KEN), 14:25.73; 13. Bryan

Spoonire, Reebok Enclave, 14:28.99; 14. Andy Wedlake, Boston AA,

14:31.59; 15. Chris Magill, Boston AA, 14:47.57; 16. Sean Tynan, Unat,

14:49.23.

 

Mile - Women (section 1): RESULTS: 1. Samantha Bates, James Madison U,

4:40.74; 2. Kristen Manwaring, New Balance TC, 4:41.27; 3. Andrea Della

Monica, Unat, 4:42.86; 4. Julie Elfassy, New Balance TC, 4:45.57; 5.

Staci Snider, Asics, 4:47.82; 6. Maria Ghizzoni, Houston Harriers,

4:48.30; 7. Tanya Baker, Reebok, 4:49.82; 8. Terry Carroll, Unattach,

4:50.85; 9. Tambra Dunn, McGill OC, 4:51.10; 10. Deena Dey, Farm Team,

5:08.72.

 

Mile - Women (section 2): 1. Cindy O'Krane, Richmond Kajacks (CAN),

4:31.07; 2. Kathy Franey Fleming, Nike International, 4:31.35; 3. Sinead

Delahunty, New Balance TC, 4:32.15; 4. Andrea Grove, Mt. West TC,

4:35.91; 5. Miesha Marzell, Reebok Enclave, 4:36.08; 6. Debbie Marshall,

New Balance TC, 4:36.28; 7. Becky Spies, New Balance TC, 4:38.32; 8.

Krestena Sullivan, CAN, 4:39.26; 9. Rachel Sauder, New Balance TC,

4:39.55; 10. Fran ten Bensel, 4:41.26; 11. Karen Candaele, adidas,

4:42.39; 12. Sarah Schwald, Nike, 4:42.59; 13. Amory Rowe, CMS, 4:49.01;

14. Jennifer Waeger, CMS, 4:51.85.

 

Mile - Men (section 1): 1. Kip Ortenburger, Reebok Aggies, 4:00.21; 2.

Kevin Jermyn, Reebok Enclave, 4:03.71; 3. Steve Willis, Willington TC,

4:04.62; 4. Terrance Armstrong, Reebok Enclave, 4:05.61; 5. Jonathan

Swanson, Oregon International, 4:06.44; 6. Neville Davey, Unat., 4:06.77;

7. Parker Pruett, Dartmouth College, 4:09.93; 8. Brian Gallagher, LaSalle

U, 4:10.80; 9. Andy Powell, Oliver Ames HS, 4:10.80; 9. Andy Powell,

SMTC, 4:12.37; 11. Nick McFalls, SMTC, 4:12.37; 12. Brian Murphy, Boston

AA, 4:12.78; 13. Sam Gebremariam, Unat, 4:12.84; 14. Ethan Crain, MIT

AA, 4:13.99.

 

Mile - Men (section 2): 1. Jason Pyrah, Mizuno, 3:56.82; 2. Daniel Hill, AUS,

3:58.57; 3. Brian Baker, New Balance TC, 3:58.80; 4. Allan Klassen,

Richmond Kajaks (CAN), 3:59.22; 5. Michael Stember, Unat, 3:59.31; 6.

Darin Shearer, CMS, 3:59.73; 7. Scott Anderson, Reebok Enclave, 3:59.80;

8. Scott Strand, New Balance TC, 4:00.01; 9. Peter Julian, adidas,

4:01.43; 10.

Dereck Treadwell, Unat, 4:02.88; 11. Matt Holthaus, Reebok Enclave,

4:04.28; 12. Marc Davis, Nike, 4:12.15; 13. Erik Nedeau, 4:14.96.

 

Race Results Weekly

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COMMENTARY WITH RESULTS TO FOLLOW

 

Schedule of Events

 

5:30 - 800m - HS Girls (Meet Record = 2:14.31, Leanne Brady)

5:35 - 800m - HS Boys (Meet Record = 1:54.00, Parker Pruett)

5:45 - Mile - HS Girls (Meet Record = 5:03.17, Margie Van Orden)

5:55 - Mile - HS Boys (Meet Record = 4:23.17, Parker Pruett)

6:05 - 800m - Women Section 1 (Meet Record = 2:05.18, Alisa (Hill) Harvey)

6:10 - 800m - Women Section 2 (")

6:20 - 800m - Men Section 1 (Meet Record = 1:46.39, David Krummenacker)

6:25 - 800m - Men Section 2 (")

6:35 - 5000m - Women (Meet Record = 15:30.97, Melody Fairchild)

6:55 - 3000m - Steeplechase Men (Meet Record = 8:49.52, George Yianelis)

7:10 - 5000m - Men (Meet Record = 14:00.49, Andre Williams)

7:30 - Mile - Women Section 1 (Meet Record = 4:33.50, Kathy Franey Fleming)

7:37 - Mile - Women Section 2 (")

7:45 - Mile - Men Section 1 (Meet Record = 4:00.51, Erik Nedeau)

7:55 - Mile - Men Section 2 (")

 

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Live Results:

 

Welcome to Maine! We have mostly sunny skies at 5:00 p.m. Winds are

variable from the southeast. The humidity is very low and temperatures are

in the mid 70's F. Temperatures will steadily get cooler as the evening

wears on. Forecasters had called for some showers, but it looks as though

they have missed us.

HS Girls: Briana Neault took the lead right from the gun, but Erin

Herbig caught her in the home straight on the first lap. Herbig led for

most of the race, but was caught by Neault in the last 150 meters who got

the win.

 

HS Boys: James Maleck took the race out early, but was reeled in on

the far curve at 500 meters by Colin Pile and Matt Mellen. Pile and Mellen

duked it out for the win, with Pile prevailing in only the last 100 meters.

RESULTS: HS Boys: James Maleck took the race out early, but was reeled in on

the far curve at 500 meters by Colin Pile and Matt Mellen. Pile and Mellen

duked it out for the win, with Pile prevailing in only the last 100 meters.

RESULTS: HS Girls:Kayla Hardecker had a small lead after the first quarter,

hitting it at 74. Shalane Flanagan is close behind. Flanagan joins

 

HS Boys: Ben Fletcher made a HUGE move in the last lap on the far

turn and overhauled Bill Spierdowis to win in 4:16.67, a meet record. He

ran his last 400m in 59.7. RESULTS:

Hardecker on the back straight, and then assumes the lead. It's Flanagan

through the halfway point in 2:24. Flanagan is building her lead and leads

at the three quarter mark in 3:54. It's Flanagan unchallenged for the win

in 5:13.30. RESULTS:

 

800m - Women (section 1): RESULTS: 1. Bridget Johnson, Reebok Enclave,

2:09.10; 2. Carrie Morales, Unat, 2:10.90; 3. Vicky Fleschner, Unat.,

2:11.13; 4. Nicole Karr, New Balance TC, 2:11.48; 5. Samantha Read, Farm

Team, 2:12.12; 6. Deidre Fleming, Unat, 2:12.54; 7. Emer Molloy, Unat,

2:18.52; 8. Leanne Brady, Unat, 2:21.03.

 

800m - Women (section 2):The race quickly turned into a battle between

Debbie Marshall and Alisa Harvey. The two were shoulder to shoulder on the

back straight, with Marshall only prevailing in the last 100 meters. Her

time was 2:05.87. RESULTS: 1. Debbie Marshall, New Balance TC, 2:05.86; 2.

Alisa Harvey, New Balance TC, 2:05.98; 3. Jean Fletcher, Canada, 2:07.55;

4. Gina DeWitt, Oregon International, 2:07.63; 5. Niamh Beirne, New Balance

TC, 2:08.28; 6. Melanie Collins, AUS, 2:09.78; 7. June Snow, Central Mass

Striders, 2:10.35; 8. Jennifer Lincoln, Central Mass Striders, DNF (fell).

 

800m - Men (section 1):Ned Brooks took the pack through at 53.76, but it

was Byron Goodwin who took the lead for good on the back straight. His time

was 1:49.56. RESULTS: 1. Byron Goodwin, CAN, 1:49.56; 2. Ruben Ortiz, MEX,

1:49.87; 3. Andy Collins, Central Mass Striders, 1:50.83; 4. Britt Witt,

Wisconsin-Stevens P, 1:51.33; 5. Ned Brooks, Seton Hall, 1:51.53; 6. Lee

Willis, Unat, 1:51.92; 7. Thinh Ly, Unat, 1:52.02...

 

800m - Men (section 2): Trinity Gray shot to the front right away and lead

easily through the halfway point in 51.70. It looked like he was going to

run away from the field, but was chased down by Bryan Woodward at the end

of the back straight. Gray held him off, until the last 50 meters when

Woodward surged ahead for the win. His time of 1:46.57 was just shy of the

meet record. RESULTS: 1. Bryan Woodward, Reebok Enclave, 1:46.57; 2.

Trinity Gray, Asics TC, 1:46.76; 3. Aaron Richberg, Auburn University,

1:47.06; 4. Derrick Peterson, Unat, 1:48.36; 5. Jeremy Stallings, New

Balance TC, 1:48.41; 6. Jeremy Huffman, Arkansas, 1:48.63; 7. Alex Morgan,

World Express TC, 1:48.78; 8. Willie Best, CAN, 1:48.88; 9. Elliot Gaskins,

Reebok Enclave, 1:53.06. Trinity Townsend, Unat. DNS.

 

5000m - Women:Regina Jacobs has left pacemaker Clare Eichner Taylor past

2000 meters and is running alone. She is still on American record pace. The

crowd is on their feet! Her split at 3000m was 8:52.96!! Jacobs is

stiffening a bit, but is still pushing. She's approaching the 4000m mark.

She hits it in 11:55 flat, still on AR pace!! Jen Rhines and Anne Marie

Lauck are in second and third, respectivly, but are way, way back. Jacobs

is at 13:45.8 with one lap to go. SHE'S GOT IT!!! 14:52.48!!! A new

American record, and she just won a new Volvo S-70. She's holding up the

keys and waving them to the crowd. RESULTS: 1. Regina Jacobs, Mizuno,

14:52.49 [American Record]; 2. Jen Rhines, adidas, 15:43.04; 3. Anne Marie

Lauck, Nike, 15:47.65; 4. Sarah Howell, Valley Royals TC (CAN), 15:50.27;

5. Tina Connelly, City Track Club (CAN), 15:52.82; 6. Kristen Beaney, Asics

TC, 15:53.98; 7. Melody Fairchild, Nike International, 16:00.46; 8. Vicky

Mitchell, Brooks Racing Team, 16:00.54; 9. Michelle Borgert, Asics TC,

16:07.43; 10. Laura Baker, New Balance TC, 16:12.39; 11. Kelly Cordell,

Etonic TC, 16:12.98; 12. Carmen Troncoso, Nike, 16:25.71; 13. Susannah

Beck, Moving Comfort TC, 16:27.68; 14. Tania Jones, Ottawa Lions (CAN),

16:31.46. Clare Eichner Taylor, DNF (pace).

 

3000m - Steeplechase Men: The race went quickly from the gun, and came down

to a final sprint on the back straight with George Yiannelis, Tom Nohilly,

and Tony Cosey. Yiannelis was just too much for the other two and prevailed

in 8:34.7, well under his own meet record. RESULTS: 1. George Yiannelis,

New Balance TC, 8:34.99; 2. Tom Nohilly, New Balance TC, 8:35.48; 3. Tony

Cosey, adidas, 8:36.02; 4. Jason Cullinane, Central Mass Striders,

8:38.76; 5. Casey O'Shea, adidas, 8:43.12; 6. Joel Bourgeois, Club

Mortreal-Olympique (CAN), 8:43.63; 7. Jean Nicholas Dubal,

Corsaire-Chaparel (CAN), 8:43.99; 8. Todd Davis, University of Portland,

8:45.56; 9. Ray Hughes, Nike East, 8:51.80; 10. David Callum, Farm Team,

8:52.09; 11. Fred Carter, Farm Team, 8:53.02; 12. Jon Clemons, Reebok

Enclave, 8:55.96; 13. Bret Kimple, Reebok Aggies, 8:59.79; 14. Greg

Jimmerson, Unat, 9:01.06; 15. Doug Consiglio, Farm Team, 9:26.11.

 

5000m - Men: Ian Carswell controlled this race from the get-go. He lead

through 1000m (2:43.5) and 2000m (5:28.20). Christian Weber grabbed the

lead at 3000m (8:16.20), but Carswell was right with him, and soon regained

the lead. At 4000m Carswell was totally in control (11:01.8) and was well

under record pace. Gary Stolz made it interesting on the final turn,

surging past Mike Mykytok to grab second place. Mykytok held on for third.

RESULTS: 1. Ian Carswell, New Balance TC (GBR), 13:43.82 [meet record]; 2.

Gary Stolz, Farm Team, 13:46.03; 3. Mike Mykytok, Etonic RC, 13:48.91; 4.

Chris Weber, CAN, 3:51.93; 5. Terrance Mahon, Reebok Enclave, 13:54.21; 6.

Steve Boyd, CAN, 13:56.36; 7. Martin McCarthy, IRL, 14:00.13; 8. Carmac

Smith, IRL, 14:01.30; 9. Andre Willians, Reebok Enclave, 14:08.85; 10.

Bruce Deacon, CAN, 14:17.41; 11. Brian Pope, Unat, 14:18.27; 12. Mike Mamo,

Westchester Puma TC (KEN), 14:25.73; 13. Bryan Spoonire, Reebok Enclave,

14:28.99; 14. Andy Wedlake, Boston AA, 14:31.59; 15. Chris Magill, Boston

AA, 14:47.57; 16. Sean Tynan, Unat, 14:49.23.

 

Mile - Women (section 1): RESULTS: 1. Samantha Bates, James Madison U,

4:40.74; 2. Kristen Manwaring, New Balance TC, 4:41.27; 3. Andrea Della

Monica, Unat, 4:42.86; 4. Julie Elfassy, New Balance TC, 4:45.57...

 

Mile - Women (section 2):Cindy O'Krane followed pacemaker Jennifer Lincoln

for the first half in 2:15.7. At the three quarter mark O'Krane is still

leading with Kathy Franey Fleming on her shoulder (3:24.6). Franey Fleming

assumes the lead, but O'Krane stayes right with her. On the far turn

O'Krane surges past Franey Fleming. Franey responds, but can't catch her.

It's O'Krane for the win, breaking the meet record in 4:30.7 (unofficial).

RESULTS: 1. Cindy O'Krane, Richmond Kajacks (CAN), 4:31.07; 2. Kathy Franey

Fleming, Nike International, 4:31.35; 3. Sinead Delahunty, New Balance TC,

4:32.15; 4. Andrea Grove, Mt. West TC, 4:35.91; 5. Miesha Marzell, Reebok

Enclave, 4:36.08; 6. Debbie Marshall, New Balance TC, 4:36.28; 7. Becky

Spies, New Balance TC, 4:38.32; 8. Krestena Sullivan, CAN, 4:39.26; 9.

Rachel Sauder, New Balance TC, 4:39.55; 10. Fran ten Bensel, 4:41.26; 11.

Karen Candaele, adidas, 4:42.39; 12. Sarah Schwald, Nike, 4:42.59; 13.

Amory Rowe, CMS, 4:49.01; 14. Jennifer Waeger, CMS, 4:51.85.

 

Mile - Men (section 1):Kip Ortenburger just broke the meet record in the

mile in only the first section of the meet: 4:00.21. That's the fastest

mile ever run in the state of Maine. Unfortunately for him, the record will

probably go in a few minutes in the faster second section. RESULTS: 1. Kip

Ortenburger, Reebok Aggies, 4:00.21; 2. Kevin Jermyn, Reebok Enclave,

4:03.71; 3. Steve Willis, Willington TC, 4:04.62; 4. Terrance Armstrong,

Reebok Enclave, 4:05.61; 5. Jonathan Swanson, Oregon International,

4:06.44; 6. Neville Davey, Unat., 4:06.77; 7. Parker Pruett, Dartmouth

College, 4:09.93; 8. Brian Gallagher, LaSalle U, 4:10.80; 9. Andy Powell,

Oliver Ames HS, 4:10.80; 9. Andy Powell, SMTC, 4:12.37; 11. Nick McFalls,

SMTC, 4:12.37; 12. Brian Murphy, Boston AA, 4:12.78; 13. Sam Gebremariam,

Unat, 4:12.84; 14. Etha Crain, MIT AA, 4:13.99.

 

Mile - Men (section 2): In the second section, Jeremy Stallings is the

pacemaker and goes right to the front. He leads Jason Pyrah in the first

quarter in 57.28. Stallings is off at the half and Pyrah is alone in front.

He broke the half in 1:57.00. Pyrah has a 20m lead! He's at 2:57.56 at the

three quarter mark. Pyrah is not tying up on the back straight. He wins in

3:56.83! RESULTS: 1. Jason Pyrah, Mizuno, 3:56.82; 2. Daniel Hill, AUS,

3:58.57; 3. Brian Baker, New Balance TC, 3:58.80; 4. Allan Klassen,

Richmond Kajaks (CAN), 3:59.22; 5. Michael Stember, Unat, 3:59.31; 6. Darin

Shearer, CMS, 3:59.73; 7. Scott Anderson, Reebok Enclave, 3:59.80; 8. Scott

Strand, New Balance TC, 4:00.01; 9. Peter Julian, adidas, 4:01.43; 10.

Dereck Treadwell, Unat, 4:02.88; 11. Matt Holthaus, Reebok Enclave,

4:04.28; 12. Marc Davis, Nike, 4:12.15; 13. Erik Nedeau, 4:14.96.