MUAC Women and Men Division 1 top the ladder

AV Shield

MUAC has started the AV Shield season in strong fashion, leading the Womens and Mens Division 1 competition in the newly formed Yellow Zone.  AV Shield has undergone a shakeup over the winter and MUAC will compete this season with powerhouse clubs  Athletics Essendon, Western Athletics and Keilor St Bernards for Zone Premiership glory and the chance to take part in the AV Shield Final, the pinnacle of the club track and field season.round 2
Round 1 saw the MUAC contingent head to Williamstown on Saturday, 19th October, and take first place in both Womens and Mens Division 1.  Individual victories came through Summer Manager Kath Iannello in the Pole Vault and the Discus, Carmen Deane in the Long Jump and Sarah McSweeney in the 5000m.  The women also took out the win in the 4x100m relay.  In his first outing in the MUAC colours since his return, Paul Munro took out the 5000m.
Round 2 took MUAC to the inner south and the blue track of Lakeside Stadium, the home of athletics in Victoria.  Another victory for MUAC’s Mens Division 1 team and a close 2nd for our Womens Division 1 team keep MUAC at the top of the premiership ladder. Simon Greig, after starting his season early with some strong results at Uni Games took home victory in the 200m.  Sarah McSweeney continued her strong form winning the 3000m in a personal best time. Carmen Deane took out the Triple Jump – High Jump double, whilst Kath Iannello took maximum points in the Shot Put and the Hammer Throw.  Seamus Hayes claimed victory in the Hammer Throw with decathlete Aaron Page a clear winner in the High Jump.
MUAC returns to competition on Saturday, 16th of Novemeber at Williamstown for Round 3. MUAC athletes will also be in action at the Victorian 5000m Championships on Thursday, 14th of November at Lakeside Stadium.