Teams: Women's Track & Field: Schedule & Results
CRANE, 4X1 WIN NEW ENGLAND TITLES, JUMBOS FIFTH AS A TEAM
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
New England Div. 3 Championships
Friday-Saturday, May 2-3, 2008
At New London, CT
NEW LONDON, Conn. -- Sophomore Logan Crane (Portland, ME) of the
Tufts University women's track & field team is New England Division 3's
fastest sprinter this season. She won the 100 meters in 12.35 seconds at
the regional championship meet hosted by the Coast Guard Academy on
Friday and Saturday. Tufts also had the fastest 4x100 relay foursome at
the event with a winning time of 49.28 seconds.
Crane also ran the anchor leg for the winning 4x100 foursome. The
other Jumbos in the group were senior Jenna Weir (New York, NY),
senior co-captain Kaleigh Fitzpatrick (Lynnfield, MA) and
sophomore Andrea Ferri (Dracut, MA).They edged the team
from Williams by three-tenths of a second to win the race.
The Jumbos scored well in the field events, helping the team total
66.5 points to place fifth at the meet. First-year Allison Fechter
(Haddonfield, NJ) established a new Tufts record by clearing 10'8"
in the pole vault to for third place. She surpassed the previous Tufts
mark of 10'6" by Myrium Claudio in 2003. Tufts scored among the top three
in three field events overall. Weir was the
runner-up in the long jump with a 17'1 1/4" mark (5.21m). First-year
Kanku Kabongo (Abington, MA) also earned a second place, reaching
36'4 3/4" in the triple jump (11.09m). Crane added a sixth-place performance in the long jump with 16'8 3/4"
Ferri had an excellent effort in
the heptathlon, scoring 3,698 points for third place. She tied for first
in the 200 meters with a time of 27.23 seconds on the first day and won
the javelin on Saturday with a 96'8" (29.46m) throw. Fitzpatrick ran third in the 200 meters
and junior Paula Dormon (Brockton, MA) was fifth in the shot put
at 38'7 1/2" (11.77m).
Williams College won the New England Div. 3 title with 111 points.