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Round 10 Shield Report

2010 has started well for Melbourne University Athletics Club, with athletes returning from the festive break rested, well trained and keen for competition.  Round 10 of Athletics Victoria Shield Competition took place on Thursday, 14th of January at Aberfeldie and MUAC continued to display the strong form that has it in line to send all five open teams to the finals in February.
Triple jump conference
Paul Kennedy extended his winning streak to 10 in the 2000m walk and is only two races from finishing the season undefeated.  Sophie Barker and Hamish Beaumont completed the Melbourne University double, winning their respective 1500m races.  Lauren Jauncey showed no signs of festive overindulgence, maintaining her good form from 2009 to win the 100m.  She also anchored the 4 x 100m team, with Kath Clarke, Lisa Wolski and Emma Zalcman, to a fine victory.  Anthony Hanna and Kath Iannello won the pole vault, Iannello recording a national qualifying height of 3.70m.

Tony BrainWith only two rounds left in the Athletics Victoria Shield Competition and the finals only a few weeks away, Melbourne University Athletics Club’s five open teams are working hard to be in peak shape for the finals and then the upcoming State Championships.


Ladders after Round 10