Three Saint Augustine’s track & field alum earned medals at the Pan American Games, which concluded Sunday in Toronto, Canada.
Barbara Pierre of the United States captured the bronze medal in the women’s 100 meters (11.01 seconds) . She set the Pan Am record in the first round with a time of 10.92. Pierre was also a member of the U.S. women’s 4x100-meter relay squad, which won the gold medal with a time of 42.58.
Ramon Gittens of Barbados took the silver in the men’s 100 meters (10.07). Roxroy Cato of Jamaica took the bronze medal in the men’s 400-meter hurdles (48.72).
Current Falcon sprinter Tia-Adana Belle (St. George, Barbados) was a member of the Barbados women’s 4x400-meter relay team which advanced to the final round. Falcons’ sprinter Burkheart Ellis, Jr. (Raleigh) competed in the first round of the men’s 200.
Duke: Sophomore Imani Dorsey was selected W-League Rookie of the Yearat the W-League awards ceremony Saturday in Laval, Quebec.
A 5-7 forward for the Blue Devils, Dorsey has scored eight goals in 11 matches for the Washington Spirit Reserves. The eight goals ranks tied ninth in the league, while her 18 points is tied 10th.
Dorsey and the Washington Spirit Reserves defeated the Colorado Pride 2-1 Sunday in the W-League title game.
Duke: Celine Boutier of France and Virginia Elena Carta of Italy finished strong Saturday at the European Ladies’ Amateur Championship at the Golf Club of Murhof as the Blue Devil duo both posted top 15 finishes through 72 holes of action.
Spain’s Maria Parra Luque with a 15-under-par, 273.