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Outdoor Track and Field Lifts Lid on 2024 Slate at Queensborough Relays

York College men's and women's outdoor track and field produced four top-10 finishes in a collective effort Saturday in their season opener at the Queensborough Relays hosted by Queensborough Community College.

Quick Reaction

"I like how the team came together to cheer on all of their teammates in every event.  The team is coming along and showing more competitiveness also I loved that the women's team stepped out of their comfort zone and showed toughness.  The Cardinal Pride the team is showing is amazing." - said head coach Kiechen Smith

Men's Performance Breakdown

  • Glenver Stuart, a 2023 CUNYAC Outdoor All-Star, turned in a seventh-place finish in the 400-meter dash in 57.62.
  • Michael Zhang completed the 10,000-meter run in eighth-place, clocking a time of 39:18.44.

Women's Performance Breakdown

  • Coming off a breakout indoor campaign that saw her garner All-Star status, Katryna Francois made her outdoor debut by pacing the Cardinal women in the 1,500-meter run with a seventh-place finish in 6:38.63. 
  • Also making her debut was Imani Gibson, who followed in eighth place (6:48.20).
  • In the 4x800-meter relay, Francois and Gibson teamed up with Keanna Clouden and Peta-Gay Hunter to place third in 14:05.67

Up Next

The Cardinals are back in action next Saturday (Mar. 30) at 11 a.m. to compete at The Big Hurt hosted by St. John's University at DaSilva Memorial Field.

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