The Richard Stockton College men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams each finished fourth out of nine teams at the New Jersey Athletic Conference Championships on Friday at the New York Armory in New York City. The Ospreys women’s team scored 86 points and the men’s team had 49 points.
Stockton sophomore Tim Miller (Pinelands Regional) was the only event winner for the Ospreys, taking the men’s high jump with a height of 1.98 meters.
Laura Warren, Stephanie Paluchowski and Katie Jaeckel (Pinelands Regional) each grabbed a second-place finish for the Stockton women. Warren ran the mile in 5 minutes, 13.77 seconds, while Paluchowski ran the 5,000 in 19:08.42, and Jaeckel had a height of 1.58 in the high jump. Jaeckel also qualified for the ECAC Championships, which will be held March 1-2 at the armory.
James Rivers (Barnegat) was third for the Ospreys in the men’s 3,000 in 8:55.21. Teammate Aaron Wilson (Oakcrest) placed third in the 60-meter hurdles in 8.88.
Stockton’s Bree Hudik finished third in the women’s weight throw with a distance of 13.23 meters. The team of Sam Merkh, Amanda Matthews, Francesca Jacobus and Barbara Prokopiuk was third in the women’s distance medley in 13:42.43.
Morgan Sinclair finished fifth in the women’s 3,000 in a school-record time of 10:30.66. Sinclair also qualified for the ECAC Championships.
Stockton baseball: The Ospreys’ scheduled season-opening doubleheader today against visiting Arcadia University has been postponed due to inclement weather.
Stockton will open the season with a doubleheader Sunday at Penn State-Abington. Start times are noon and 3 p.m. The Ospreys’ home opener will be 3 p.m. Monday against Arcadia in a single game.