WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD CAPTURES HOLY CROSS DUAL MEET
DURHAM, N.H. – Junior Megan Donohue (Stratham, N.H.) recorded a first- and second-place finish to lead the University of New Hampshire women's indoor track and field team to a 103-74 victory against the College of the Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon at the Paul Sweet Oval.
Donohue won the 500 meters in a time of one minute, 18.89 seconds. Senior Tracy Howell (Grafton, Mass.) was second at 1:19.30. Donohue also placed second in the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 6 inches. She was edged out by classmate Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.), who submitted a mark of 17-6.75.
In the triple jump, sophomore Eliza Mackintosh (Hanover, N.H.) and junior Jasmin Washington (Waltham, Mass.) placed first and second, respectively, with leaps of 37-0.25 and 35-5.25.
Junior Kaitlyn Dugan (Hatfield, Pa.) was victorious in the high jump as she cleared a height of 5-1.25.
In the pole vault, freshman Abigail Jenkins and junior Victoria Goodheart (Meredith, N.H.) posted respective first- and second-place finishes with marks of 10-11.75 and 8-6.25.
Senior Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.) took the top spot in the weight throw with a toss of 56-11.25.
Back on the track, junior Chelsey Canavan (Stoneham, Mass.) won the 400 meters in 1:00.70.
In the 800 meters, senior Kelly Thomas (Chichester, N.H.) and junior Catherine Perella (Bedford, N.H.) finished first and second, respectively, in times of 2:22.72 and 2:24.19.
Junior Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) captured the mile run in a time of 5:06.56, while classmate Erica Jesseman (Scarborough, Maine) placed first in the 3000 meters as she crossed the finish line at 10:06.05.
Both the Wildcats’ 4x400- and 4x800-meter relay teams earned first place with respective times of 4:13.72 and 9:45.50.
The Wildcats return to action Friday, Jan. 29 at the Boston Indoor Games at the Reggie Lewis Center.