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Women's Track and Field Produces Top Three Finish at Corsair Classic in Outdoor Opener

Women's Track and Field Produces Top Three Finish at Corsair Classic in Outdoor Opener

North Dartmouth, Mass. - March 30, 2019 - The Springfield College women's track and field team produced a third-place finish at the Corsair Classic, as the Pride recorded 107.5 points on Saturday. Senior Kristen Madeia (Berlin, Conn.) produced the maroon and white's lone first-place finish, winning the 1500 meter run, while nine other student-athletes had top-three finishes.

Southern New Hampshire won the meet with 136.50 points, while Eastern Connecticut was second with 108.50. Springfield College trailed closely with a 107.50, while Westfield State (96.50 and Bridgewater State (77) rounded out the top five.

Freshman Sydney Fackrell (Hamburg, N.J.) was third in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.27 seconds, while she was also seventh in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.94 seconds. Tiffany Tenney (Orange, Mass.) was third in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:00.20, while Madeia then won the 1500 meter run with a time of 4:59.05. Abigail Murdock (Westerly, R.I.) also scored points in the 1500 meter run, taking fifth with a time of 5:05.55.

Sophomore Rachel Wentnick (Metuchen, N.J.) was second in the women's 5k with a time of 19.25.52, while in the 3000 meter steeplechase, Deanna Carlone (Canostota, N.Y.) was third with a time of 12:41.96.

The 4x100 relay team of Fackrell, Emma Donohue (East Hampton, Conn.), Katie Evans (Holyoke, Mass.) and Dani Wood (Putney, Vt.) was third with a time of 51.24 seconds, while in the field events, Emma Radler (North Ferrisburgh, Vt.) was fourth in the pole vault with a clearance of 2.80 meters. Alexandra Pratt (Pawcatuck, Conn.) produced a mark of 10.32 meters in the triple jump to finish fourth, before Mikaela LoPriore (Niantic, Conn.) and Emily Lacasse (West Hartford, Conn.) were second and third in the shot put, as LoPriore had a mark of 12.07 meters and Lacasse produced a 11.62 meter throw.

Lacasse would take third in the discus with a mark of 35.93 meters, while LoPriore was sixth with a heave of 31.17 meters. LoPriore would go on to have the top mark for the Pride in the hammer throw with a distance of 40.74 meters, while Sam Liberty (Pascoag, R.I.) was fourth in the javelin with a toss of 34.78 meters.

Springfield College will now be sending student-athletes to the AIC Invitational or the Sam Howell Invitational at Princeton on Saturday, April 6.

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