Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Pepper, Mueller, Berry, & Pasko Earn Outdoor Track & Field Performers of the Week

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  April 18, 2017

Men’s Field Performer of the Week

Michael Pepper, Monmouth

So., Ramsey, NJ

At Moravian’s Greyhound Invitational, Michael Pepper cleared 47’ 10.00” in the triple jump en route to a first place result.  The sophomore registered a fifth place finish in the long jump, leaping to a mark of 22’ 7.75”, while also hurling the javelin for 137’ 09”.

Men’s Track Performer of the Week 

Fabian Mueller, Manhattan

Gr., Amtzell, Germany

Mueller won the 100 meters at the Metropolitan Outdoor Championships on Saturday, helping the Jaspers to second place in the team standings.  He finished in a time of 10.77 seconds, then returned to the track for the 200 meters, taking fifth in 22.62 seconds.  Mueller also ran the second leg on Manhattan’s 4x100 meter relay squad that posted a time of 42.13 seconds to place second.

Women’s Field Performer of the Week

Ashley Berry, Rider

So., Somerset, NJ

Sophomore thrower Ashley Berry had an impressive performance for Rider at the Chester Quarry Classic hosted by Widener. In the one-day event, Berry won the discus throw and finished third in the hammer throw. In the discus throw, Berry posted an ECAC-qualifying mark of 43.20M and she set a new PR in the hammer throw with a toss of 48.10M. It topped her previous career best by 3.50M.

Women’s Track Performer of the Week 

Kelly Pasko, Siena

Sr., Castleton, NY

Pasko had quite a day at the Bucknell Outdoor Classic.  She not only broke the school record in the 10000M, but she now has the best time in the MAAC and sits in 38th place in the NCAA East. She finished fourth overall in the face with a time of 35:11.29.  The top 48 go to the NCAAs. 

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