Newsday - "Long Islanders Tim Seaman and Maria Michta Win Racewalk Titles"
One more time, Long Islanders Tim Seaman and Maria Michta have hit for the Daily Double at the USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. An hour and a half after Seaman, a West Babylon High School and University of Parkside graduate, won the men's 3000 walk title in 12:08.65 Sunday at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Michta, a Sachem High and LIU Post alumna, followed suit by taking the women's title in 13:07.07. Michta, 26, is in the homestretch of her doctoral studies in virology -- she's a member of a team chasing the causes and cures for the hepatitis-C virus -- at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more