Posts Tagged ‘SEAA’

Long jump battle

June 2nd, 2010 by News Desk

Kayleigh Miller-Leslie, left was third in the long jump just holding off Lauren Bamford and Sophie Hamlyn

THERE was a string of personal bests for Ashford AC’s athletes in a high quality South of England U17/U15 championships at the Julie Rose Stadium.
Pride of place went to Kayleigh Miller-Leslie taking the bronze medal in the U15 long jump with a best of 5.15m to hold off teammates Lauren Bamford in fourth with a personal best 4.74m and Sophie Hamlyn fifth in another best of 4.72m.
Lauren also set a personal best 12.78 in her heat of the 75m hurdles.
Kirsten Hooten also just missed a medal with fourth in the U15 javelin with a fine best of 29.97m while Laura Hanagan was also fourth in the triple jump with 10.28m.
Oliver Williams had to settle for fourth but another personal best in the U15 boy’s triple jump with 12.06m.
Nathan Fatola was fifth in the U15 long jump with 5.47m and set his personal best of 25.67 in the 200m.
In the U17s Tom Williams was fifth with a personal best 11.98m in the triple jump.

Bronze for Rachel

January 20th, 2010 by News Desk

RACHEL Hanagan took bronze for Ashford AC at the South of England Indoor championships at the Lee Valley Centre.

She shone in the U20 women’s triple jump with 10.57m off a very short run up and sister Laura  finished 5th in U17  triple jump with 9.72m off also off a short approach.

Caitlin Dock made the U17 women’s 60m semi finals running a personal best of 8.6s and ran well in her heat of 200m with 29.04.

Abbie Purkis reached the U15 60m semi final in U15 with 8.63s and ran well in the 200m with 28.69.

Stevie Walder set a new indoor personal best  of 25.52 in the 200m and also ran well in his U17  60m heat clocking 7.8 seconds.

Sam Beckett made the U20 women’s 200m semi final with an indoor PB of 27.5 and ran another personal best of 8.37s in her 60m heat.

Morris major

September 14th, 2009 by News Desk

ASHFORD AC’s Gareth Morris pulled off a fine victory for Kent running in the SEAA U20 Inter Counties match at Watford.

Morris, a university student at Loughborough, was a convincing winner of the 400m hurdles with 55.02 seconds over a second clear of his nearest rival.

Canterbury student Rachel Hanagan was fourth in the triple jump with 11.06m and eighth in the 200m with 26.56 while Ashford teammate Caroline Hatley was seventh in the high jump with another 1.55m clearance.

Former Ashford man Jack Green was second in the U20 men’s 400m with 50.80.