Teams: Women's Track & Field: Schedule & Results
JUMBOS TAKE THIRD AT NEW ENGLAND DIV. III MEET AS 4X4 WINS TITLE
WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
New England Div. III Championships
At Gorham, ME
Friday-Saturday, February 19-20, 2010
|Kaylee Maykranz ran the third leg of the
first-place 4x400 relay
GORHAM, Me. -- The Tufts University women's indoor track & field team
scored 73 points for a third-place finish at the 2010 New England
Division III Championships hosted by the University of Southern Maine.
Tufts won one title at the meet, as the 4x400 meter relay was first
by 0.43 over Bates. The Tufts time of 4:02.41 was run by sophomore
Kayley Pettoruto (Andover, MA), junior Andrea Caruth (Vauxhall,
NJ), junior Kaylee Maykranz (Jackson, WY), and senior
co-captain Andrea Ferri (Dracut, MA). All except Ferri had been
part of the 4x4 that was runner-up at this meet last year.
Sophomore Heather Theiss (North Woodmere, NY) had an
outstanding day in the pole vault. Her best effort of 11'5 3/4" (3.5m)
was a new school record and matched the NCAA provisional qualifying
mark. She improved upon her own school record of 11'2 1/2" set last
year. She was third at the meet on Saturday.
In the triple jump, sophomore Nakeisha Jones (Boston, MA) took
second place with a best leap of 38'1 1/4" (11.61m). She was defeated by
Springfield's Nikki Hay at 38'4 3/4" (11.7m). Jones was also fourth in
the high jump, clearing 5'4 1/4" (1.63m).
Coach Kristen Morwick's team also got six third-place points from
three other athletes. First year Kelly Allen (Norton, MA) was
third in the shot put, where she threw 39'5 1/4" (12.02m). S time of 7.4
seconds by senior Logan Crane (Portland, ME) in the 55-meter dash
also placed third. Caruth was also third in the 400 (59.08 seconds).
On Friday, Ferri was fourth out
of 24 competitors in the pentathlon with a score of 2,999 points combined for the five
events. She scored highest in the 55-meter hurdles (750) with a time of
9.11 seconds. She was also successful in the 800 meter run, scoring 728
points with a 2:27.24 time.
Williams College won the New England Division III title with 156
points. MIT placed second with 90 points. Tufts was seven ahead of
fourth-place Springfield (66).
Tufts is at BU for the All-New England Championships next weekend