Track & Field

Distance Runners Step Up at Sea Ray Relays

Knoxville, Tenn. -- Youngstown State distance runners Anna Pompeo, Brittany Stockmaster, Samantha Hamilton and Eric Rupe all competed at the 46th annual Sea Ray Relays on Friday at the Tom Black Track at LaPorte Stadium.

Pompeo finished first in the 5,000-meter run. Pompeo bested a group of nine runners with a time of 17:40.42. Pompeo won the event by 20 meters and had the top time by six seconds.

Rupe was first in the 1,500-meter run in a race that featured 11 runners. Rupe had a time of 3:57.14 in the event. Rupe had lap times of 1:03.09, 1:04.00, 1:02.89 and 46.70. He won his race by just over two seconds.

Hamilton placed sixth in the 3,000-meter steeplchase out of 12 runners. Hamilton had a time of 11:11.16 in the race. Stockmaster placed ninth with a time of 12:09.51.