Women’s Track & Field Strong at Jay Carisella Invite
BOSTON, Mass. – Senior Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) turned-in a first-place finish in the 3,000 meters to lead the University of New Hampshire women's indoor track & field team at the Jay Carisella Carnival on Saturday afternoon at the Reggie Lewis Center.
Letourneau crossed the finish line in an ECAC-qualifying time of 9:45.85.
Junior Melanie Frazier (Bridgewater, Mass.) took third in the long jump with a leap of 5.14 meters.
Freshman Abigail Huntress (Saco, Maine) claimed fifth in the shot put with a toss of 11.32 meters.
Senior Melody Pothier (Lisbon, Conn.) and junior Rosemary Read (West Greenwich, R.I.) finished seventh and eighth, respectively, in the weight throw with New England-qualifying tosses of 15.14 and 15.03.
Back on the track, senior Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) ran to a third-place performance in 1,000 meters, finishing in an ECAC-qualify time of 2:56.24
Junior Colleen Manna (Ridgefield, Conn.) placed fifth in the 500 meters, crossing the finish line in a time of 1:21.15.
Sophomore Anne Twombly (Exeter, N.H.) finished fifth in the 5,000 meters in a time of 18:12.21.
Freshman Virginia Lavallee (Kingston, N.H.) placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles in a New England-qualifying time of 8.69.
The Wildcats return to action on Friday, Dec.9 when they take part in the Rhody Pentathlon at 11 a.m.