Soja Leads Sharks at Lee Invitational

CLEVELAND, Tenn. – The Nova Southeastern Men’s and Women’s track teams raced at the Flames Invitational on Friday evening. The Sharks competed against several Division-I opponents (Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Dayton, IUPUI, Lipscomb, Eastern Kentucky) and multiple Sunshine State Conference mates (Florida Southern, Embry-Riddle, Palm Beach Atlantic, Saint Leo, Tampa). Nova Southeastern was led by Kamila Soja, who earned a top-6 finish in the 10,000 meters and a qualifying mark for the Division II National Championship meet.

Coach's Corner

 ” We are so happy Kamila. She was fighting a cold and it was 51 degrees and raining, and she walked away with a national qualifying time. Im very proud of what she did and doing all this in these conditions, it’s incredible what she can do”, said Head Coach Bryan Hagopian.

Breakdown 

(Women’s)

Kamila Soja placed top-6 in the 10,000 meters, finishing with a time of 35:51.20.

Maya Espinosa (22nd/4:50.38) led the way for the Sharks in the 1500 meters. Eden Toal (33rd/4:53.87), Christina Adams (47th/4:59.25) and Ally Jakubiak (50th/5:00.97) rounded out the top-50 finishers for NSU.

Breakdown 

(Men’s)

David Mahnke (67th/15:24.27) finished first in the 5000 meters for NSU, Joseph Salerno (89th/15:46.53) and Adrien Zambaux (95th/15:51.88) completed the top-three finishers for NSU. 

What's Next

The Sharks will race at the Hurricane Alumni Invitational, April 8th, in Miami, Fla. 

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