Teams: Women's Track & Field:
Schedule & Results
JUMBO YOUTH SHINES IN THIRD STRAIGHT VICTORY
COLLEGE WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD RESULTS
Tufts Invitational III
At Gantcher Center (Medford, MA)
Saturday, February 5, 2005
MEDFORD -- The Tufts women's indoor track & field team won for the third straight week on Saturday, and many of their talented freshman and sophomore competitors were the key. The Jumbos hosted and won the 12-team Tufts Invitational III, scoring 192 points to second-place Ithaca College's 116 points.
Sophomore Jillian Warner (Long Valley, NJ) won both the 200 meter and 400 meter dashes to lead the Jumbos. She ran 26.56 seconds to win the 200 and timed 1 minutes, 0.23 seconds for victory in the 400. Classmate
Kaleigh Fitzpatrick (Lynnfield, MA) was a major scorer for the Jumbos, as well. She won the long jump (16 feet, 7 3/4 inches), was second in the 55 meter dash (7.62 seconds) and was second in the triple jump (35-2) for a total of 26 points.
Tufts went 1-2 with freshmen in the 1,500 meters. Laura Walls (Clarksville, MD) won the race with a time of 4:47.17 with classmate
Catherine Beck (Brookline, NH) right on her shoulder with a 4:47.21 finish. Both times qualified for the New England Division I championships.
Sophomore transfer Raquel Morgan (Middletown, MD), running her first 5,000 indoors, was second with a New England Division I qualifying time of 18:18.34. Junior
Katie Sheedy (Reading, MA) was second in 800 meter run with a 2:21.82 time that was nearly a personal record.
Sophomore Sade Campbell (El Cajon, CA) had a PR in the high jump at 5-1, finishing fourth. Freshman
Sarah Martin (Woonsocket, RI) was first in Weight Throw at 43-10 3/4
Tufts will be gunning for fast times this coming weekend at BU. They're entering good teams in the DMR and 4x4 relays. Fitzpatrick will compete in the long an triple jumps, Beck in the 5000m and Morgan in the 3000m.