Area athletes making an impact at Rowan

first_imgA thletes from the Greater Media Newspaper area are making an impact at Rowan University.Tyler Coe, a freshman from North Brunswick, won the 100-yard (59.37) and 200 (2:15.02) breaststroke events for the mens swim team in a dual-meet win over York College, 166-82. Coe also swam on the victorious 200 medley relay team.Rowan’s women bested York, 149-106. Sophomore Gigi Russo (Rumson-Fair Haven) swam on the winning 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay teams. In the freestyle relay, she was joined by Victoria Grimsgaard (Monmouth Regional).Julia DelNero (Red Bank Catholic) won the 1,000 freestyle (11:38.42). Lauren Grajek (Freehold Township) took third in the 200 individual medley (2:31.21).In indoor track and field, at the New York City Gotham Cup held at the New Balance Track & Field Center, Jamie Thompson (South Brunswick) was eighth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.28).Melirah Searcy (Edison) ran the 400- meter leg on the Profs’ Distance Medley Relay team that was ninth (13:34.60) and she also ran on the 4×400 relay team that finished 11th (4:02.60).For the men, Mike Carotenuto (Middletown North) was a member of the 4×800 relay team that was 12th (8:33.12) and Will Alston (Matawan) was on the 4×400 team that was 17th (3:28.28). Carotenuto was 16th in the 1-mile run (4:25.86) and Alston placed 30th in the 500-meter (1:07.81). The marks by Carotenuto and Alston are season bests for Rowan.Dalton Trembow (New Egypt) was 16th in the shot put (38-6 3/4). Steph Grecco (South Brunswick) is Rowan’s leading thrower.last_img read more