McGill track team opens season by winning six events at Martlet Classic open meet


MONTREAL — Caila Kucheravy of Winnipeg won a pair of gold medals and a bronze as McGill captured six events at the Martlets Classic to open the indoor season for track and field at Tomlinson Fieldhouse, Sunday.

Kucheravy, a 20-year-old accounting major, took the long jump with a leap of 5.57 metres. The 5-foot-7 junior also ran the second leg of the winning 4×200 relay, which crossed the finish line in one minute, 46.31 seconds. In addition, she finished third in the shot put with a throw od 10.79m.

Joining Kucheravy on the winning relay was leadoff sprinter Ellen Parker, a junior from Halifax, along with Montrealer Annabelle Williams and Helena Reinfels, a junior from Puslinch, Ont., who ran the anchor leg.

On the men’s side, McGill claimed four events, led by Lenny Dion, a senior linebacker with the Redmen football team, who won the shot put with a toss of 12.83m. Other individual gold medalists were middle distance runners Steven Murray (300m, 35.22) of Burlington, Ont., and sophomore Cody Rountree (600m, 1:25.01) of St. Bruno, Que.

Rounding out the McGill winners was the youthful 4×200 relay squad, which was clocked in 1:33.31. The quartet was composed of leadoff runner David Raji, a sophomore from Gloucester, Ont., along with freshman Camille Aragon from Ecuador,  sophomore Ethan Wilkinson of Langley, B.C., and sophomore Tim Kong of Edmonton.


Gold Caila Kucheravy Long Jump 5.57m
Gold Ellen Parker 4x200m relay 1:46.31
Caila Kucheravy 4x200m relay
Annabelle Williams 4x200m relay
Helena Reinfels 4x200m relay
Silver Vanisa Ezukuse Weight Throw 12.01m
Silver Nicole Bewski Pole Vault 3.00m
Silver Halle Ashby 60m hurdles 10.15
Bronze Victoria Thompson-Merrigan Pole Vault 2.90m
Bronze Caila Kucheravy Shot Put 10.79m
Bronze Sareen Singh Triple Jump 9.89m
Bronze Ellen Parker 60m 8.00
Bronze Madeline Gregory 600m 1:44.53
Gold Steven Murray 300m 35.22
Gold Lenny Dion Shot Put 12.83m
Gold Cody Rountree 600m 1:25.01
Gold David Raji 4x200m relay 1:33.31
Camille Aragon 4x200m relay
Ethan Wilkinson 4x200m relay
Tim Kong 4x200m relay
Silver Christian Favreau 600m 1:25.35
Silver Jeremy Gungabeesoon Long Jump 6.04m
Bronze Riley van Ryswyk Pole Vault 4.10m

Earl Zukerman
McGill Sports Info Office

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