Junior Jimil Ataman and senior E’lana Lemon will represent the Lehigh women’s track and field team at the NCAA East Regional, it was announced Thursday. They will compete in the hammer throw at 10 a.m. May 24 at North Carolina A&T’s Irwin Belk Track.
Lehigh track and field junior Jimil Ataman and senior Lauren Pietrosh were named to the Academic All-Patriot League Team, the league announced Monday. The two Mountain Hawks are among a group of 10 athletes that hold a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.45. A History major, Ataman has held a 3.55 cumulative GPA while Pietrosh has maintained a 3.90 cumulative GPA in marketing in her career
Lehigh’s women’s and men’s track and field teams followed up the Patriot League Outdoor Championships by sending 19 athletes to compete at the ECAC and IC4A Championships in Princeton, N.J. The women’s team had five competitors across three events at the regional meet, which lasted from Friday to Sunday. The men were represented by 14 athletes in 10 different events.
Following their impressive performances at the Outdoor Patriot League Championships, the Lehigh men’s and women’s track and field teams will be competing at the IC4A and ECAC Championships on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Princeton, N.J. The men’s team will have 14 representatives at the IC4A meet while the women will send five athletes to ECAC competition.
The Lehigh women’s and men’s track and field teams finished in third and fourth place at the Patriot League Outdoor Championships for the third consecutive season Saturday at the Goodman Campus. The women’s squad racked up 119.25 points, while the men earned 85 points.