Top teams on track for Shield Final

Shield Final

Melbourne University Athletics Club will send two strong teams to the Athletics Victoria Shield Final at Lakeside Stadium, on Saturday, 11th of February. MUAC will compete in Division 1 for Men and Women, one of only four clubs to have teams in both premier divisions. The Shield Final is the pinnacle of club track and field competition in Victoria with more than 45 clubs and 500 athletes converging on the State Athletics Centre at Albert Park.

13 women and 22 men from MUAC will compete across 10 events led by multi event specialists Carmen Deane and Aaron Page, who have qualified for the Australian Championships in the Heptathlon and Decathlon respectively, and will take on four events each. Field events guru John Peavey will also compete in four events; High Jump, Triple Jump, Shot Put and Hammer Throw. MUAC Summer Manager Mitch Mackenzie was confident that the teams would perform well on Saturday ‘Our teams are looking great and athletes are hitting top form as the championship season approaches.’

Full Shield Final Program here.

White Train athletes will gather after the Shield Final at the Albert Park Hotel.

MUAC Finals Team 2011/2012 As of 08/02/12

Men

Time Event Athlete
From 10.00am 3km Walk Paul Kennedy

Matt Irons

10.00am Shotput Seamus Hayes

Aaron Page

John Peavey

Mitch Mackenzie – Emergency

From 11.45am 5km Mark Kirwan

Grant Morgan

Hamish Beaumont

Matt Irons

Leigh Goedecke

Emil Gundesen

Frank Ciancio – Emergency

11.45am High Jump Jarrod Pageot

John Peavey

Mitch Mackenzie

Aaron Page – Emergency

12.45pm 200m Seamus Hayes

Aaron Page

Corwin Pusche

Stan Goryachev

Luca Cosic

Mitch Mackenzie

Tyson Garnham – Emergency

1.50pm Triple Jump Mitch Mackenzie

John Peavey

Jarrod Pageot

Aaron Page – Emergency

2.10pm 800m Jordan Mayston

Emil Gundensen

Grant Morgan

Brian O’Donoghue

Mark Kirwan

Adam Hannah

Frank Ciancio – Emergency

4.05pm Hammerthrow Aaron Page

John Peavey

Hamish Beaumont

5.35pm 4x400m relay Corwin Pusche

Seamus Hayes

Aaron Page

Jordan Mayston

Luca Cosic – Emergency

Women

Time Event Athlete
From 10.00am 3km Walk Laura Portaro
10.00am Triple Jump Jo Bromfield

Hannah Alderton

Laura Portaro – Emergency

10.55am 400m Hurdles Carmen Deane
From 11.35am 5km Rosie Donegan

Sarah Emons

Sarah James

Alison Bryant-Smith

Kate Scarlett – Emergency

2.00pm Shotput Carmen Deane

Isabelle Hartman

Lauren Parisi – Emergency

2.35pm 200m Kath Clarke

Isabelle Hartman

Carmen Dean

Melanie Fayen

Lauren Parisi – Emergency

4.00pm 800m Melanie Fayen

Rosie Donegan

Laura Portaro

Isabelle Hartman

Alison Bryant-Smith – Emergency

4.45pm High Jump Hannah Alderton

Carmen Deane

Jo Bromfield – Emergency

6.20pm 4x400m relay Kath Clarke

Jacqui Sharples

Melanie Fayen

Isabelle Hartman

Rosie Donegan – Emergency