Teams: Women's Track & Field:
Schedule & Results
4x4 LEADS TUFTS AT ALL-NEW ENGLAND INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
COLLEGE WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
All-New England Indoor Championships
At Boston University
Friday-Saturday, February 27-28, 2004
BOSTON - The Tufts University 4x400 Relay team of senior captain
Emily Bersin (Orleans, MA), sophomore Rachel Bloom
(Sharon, MA), junior Sika Henry (Upper Montclair, NJ)
and senior captain Jessica Trombly (Nashua, NH) improved
their national-best time in the event to highlight Jumbo action at
the All-New England Indoor Track & Field Championships hosted by
Boston University on Friday and Saturday.
On the banked track at BU, Tufts ran a time of 3 minutes, 52.82
seconds to take third among a field of Division I, II and III teams.
Rhode Island and Boston College were the only foursomes to finish in
front of the Jumbos. The time was converted to 3:53.62, giving the
team automatic qualifying status for the upcoming NCAA National
Championship meet. They are the first 4x4 to qualify automatically
The Distance Medley Relay had a strong race as well at BU. The
line-up of sophomore Becca Ades (Shelburne, VT), senior
captain Lauren Caputo (Belmont, MA), freshman Sarah
Crispin (Auburn, ME) and sophomore Megan Sears (Washington
Depot, CT) ran a 12:09.75, which converts to 12:10.95 for ninth
in the nation. They were seventh at the All-New England meet,
scoring two points.
Tufts scored 12.5 points overall to place 16th at the All-New
England's. Trombly took sixth in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of
8.61 seconds in the final. Trombly also scored a school record in
the 200 meters, running a time of 25.59 seconds in the preliminaries
to beat out the old mark of 25.75 that she shared with Vera
Stenhouse. Henry added a point and a half to the total by tying for
seventh place in the High Jump with a best of 5 feet, 3 inches.
UConn won the team title with 112 points.