Women's Track & Field Strong at Wildcat Invitational II

DURHAM, N.H. – Junior Allison Brehm (Pembroke, N.H.) won a pair of events as the University of New Hampshire women's track & field team hosted the Wildcat Invitational II on Saturday at the Reggie F. Atkins Track & Field Facility.

The University of Maine, Vermont, Dartmouth, UMass-Amherst, UMass-Lowell, Central Connecticut State and New England College also took part in the non-scoring meet. 

Brehm won the 100 meters in an ECAC-qualifying time of 11.86, and with the benefit of a strong tail wind, recorded the fastest time by a UNH women's sprinter in any weather condition. Brehm also captured first-place in the 200 meters, topping the field of 19 with a time of 25.31.

In the field, junior Rosemary Read (West Greenwich, R.I.) claimed the hammer throw with an ECAC-qualifying toss of 173-11, while junior Keyla Salazar (Nashua, N.H.) was third with a throw of 145-09.

Senior Danica Goodheart (Meredith, N.H.) was victorious in the triple jump with a leap of 37-10.00.

In the high jump, senior Kate Early (Corning, N.Y.) and freshman Jessica Salley (Andover, Mass.) finished second and third, respectively, with cleared heights of 5-02.50 and 5-00.50.

In the long jump, junior Melanie Frazier (Bridgewater, Mass.) was second with a leap of 17-10.25, while sophomore Caroline Bonsaint (Hampton, N.H.) was third at 17-09.00.

Senior Laura Stern (Shirley, Mass.) added a second-place finish in the javelin with a toss of 127-06, while sophomore Stephanie Walsh (Penacook, N.H.) took third in the discus with a throw of 129-00.

Sophomore Elise Beattie (Woodstock, Ill.) finished third in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:44.12, while freshman Virginia Lavallee (Kingston, N.H.) was third in the 100-meter hurdles at 14.73. Freshman Gabby Mancuso (New Paltz, N.Y.) also added a third-place finish in the 5,000 meters, crossing the finish line at 18:39.14.

The Wildcats return to action on May 5-6 for the America East Outdoor Championships at the University of Maine's Beckett Track & Field Complex.

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