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Villanova Track & Field: 2014 NCAA Championships Recap

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Six Villanova athletes traveled to Eugene, OR last week to compete in the 2014 NCAA Track & Field Championships.

Men's 800m

Sam Ellison finished 8th in his preliminary heat with a time of 1:51.07

Men's 1500

Jordy Williamsz ran a 3:41.23 in his qualifying heat and finished 5th in the Final with a time of 3:40.25

Men's 5000m

Patrick Tiernan finished 6th in the Final clocking 13:31.25

Men's Long Jump

Elbert Maxwell jumped 6.99 meters and did not advance out of prelims.

Women's 1500m

Emily Lipari won her heat in a time of 4:21.14 with teammate Angel Piccarillo clocking a 4:21.47. In the Finals, Lipari finished 4th (4:19.60) and Piccarillo finished 12th (4:27.66).


On the team side, Texas A&M won the women's title and Villanova's results in the 1500 earned them the 42nd spot. For the men, Oregon won the national championship as Villanova finished 36th. No other Big East team earned points.