Friday, July 8, 2011

Schappert & Koons in Halifax 1500 this Sunday

Two recent Villanova milers are entered in the Aileen Meagher International Track Classic this Sunday in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Nicole Schappert & Frances Koons, both running under former Georgetown coach Frank Gagliano at the New Jersey-New York Track Club, carry into the race the best PRs but face strong competition from several Canadian runners. The race is scheduled for 8:35 pm on Sunday, July 10.

Also at the meet, Canadian Allan Brett, who ran at Villanova during the 2006-2007 campaign before transferring to the University of Guelph, will contest the 1500 meters. He carries a 3:47.63 PR into the meet.

Joining Koons and Schappert on the NJ-NY Track club are former Villanovans Sean Tully and Marina Muncan and eleven other top-level post-collegiate athletes. To visit the team's website, click the title of this post.

Women's 1500m Start List, with Seed Time

1 Koons, Frances Senior USA 4:12.60
2 Schappert, Nicole Senior USA 4:15.10
3 Howard, Julia Senior CANA 4:18.01
4 Cliff, Rachel Senior UNA 4:18.45
5 Wyman, Jillian Senior UNAT 4:25.50
6 Jewett, Tamara Senior CANA 4:28.51
7 Frost, Nadia Senior CANA 4:28.85
8 Frost, Lydia Senior CANA 4:31.17
9 Gollish, Sasha Senior UTTC 4:36.99
10 Rawding, Hilary Senior ATE 4:49.05
11 Crawley, Rachel Senior YHZ 4:49.85
12 Manuel, Lynette Senior MOTL 5:01.18

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