Teams: Women's Track & Field: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS TAKE SECOND AT COMPETITIVE WHEATON INVITATIONAL
WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
At Norton, MA
Saturday, January 23, 2010
|Junior miler Amy Wilfert was one of five
Tufts winners at Wheaton
NORTON -- Competing at the 10-team Wheaton Invitational on Saturday,
the Tufts women's indoor track & field team placed second in a talented
field by scoring 103 points. NESCAC rival Williams College won the meet
with 163.66 points, followed by Division II Stonehill (81) and the host
Sophomore Nakeisha Jones (Boston, MA) improved upon her NCAA
Championships provisional mark in the triple jump by winning the event
with a distance of 11.6 meters at Wheaton. Her 11.41m mark set last week
at home had been ranked fourth nationally. She was one of five Tufts
winners at Wheaton.
Junior Amy Wilfert (Westborough, MA) won the mile run by two
seconds over Williams College's Jessica Clarke with a first-place
5:10.89 time. Sophomore Heather Theiss (North Woodmere, NY), the
Jumbo record holder in the pole vault, posted her first win of the 2010
season by clearing 3.21 meters.
The Tufts throwers had a strong presence at the meet. First-year
Kelly Allen (Norton, MA), competing in her hometown, won the shot
put with her best heave of 11.5 meters. Senior Julia Feltus (Reading,
MA) took second place in the weight throw (13.58m).
Coach Kristen Morwick's team also had a win the 4x400 meter relay
with a 4:11.26 time.
The Jumbos will be busy next weekend, with action at the annual
Boston University Terrier Classic on Friday afternoon and the Bowdoin
Invitational on Saturday.