Mac track has final tune-up for OUA finals

The McMaster Track team had its final opportunity to qualify athletes for the 2011 Ontario University Athletics championship at the Hal Brown meet in Toronto on Friday night (Feb. 18).

Matthew Pawelke (Waterdown) was the top finisher for McMaster at the meet placing third in the 300 metre race in a time of 37.16. Also for the McMaster men, Jordan Bierema (Uxbridge) was sixth in the 3,000m in 9:08.4.

Pauline Skowron (Bolton) was the top finisher for the women placing seventh in the 3,000m in 11:57.47.

Courtney Partterson (Dundas) placed ninth in the 1,500m followed by Rachel Lamb (London) in 13th and Elizabeth Hodgson (Walkerton) in 15th.

The McMaster track team will travel to York University for the OUA championship on Feb. 25-26.