GORHAM, Maine -- The University of New Hampshire women’s track and field team finished sixth at the New England Championships at the University of Southern Maine this past weekend. The Wildcats completed the meet with 55 points, just behind the University of Vermont’s 58.5 points. The University of Connecticut took home the championship with 126.5 points.
The ‘Cats were led by Amy DeCamp’s (Londonderry, N.H.) second place finish in the 3,000 meters with a time of nine minutes, 48.02 seconds. Among other high finishers were a bevy of fourth places in various events. Lauren Knight (Centerville, Mass.) amassed 3,169 points in the Indoor Pentathalon, placing her fourth, and Alicia Anderson's (Orleans, Mass.) jump of 5"01.75" placed her fourth in the high jump. Freshman Katie Litinowich (Holden, Mass.) ram herself to a fourth place finish in the 1,000m in a time of 2:57.33, while Amy Czesnowski’s (Woodbridge, Conn.) time of 1:18.17 was good enough for a fourth place finish in the 500m.
The pole vault event was well contested by the Wildcats with Paige Riff (Lancaster, N.H.) (10’06.25"), Shanna Mailloux (Bedford, Mass.) (10’00.50") and Krysta Kenyon (Plainfield, N.H.) (10’00.50") finishing fourth and in a tie for sixth respectively. Fourth seemed to be the place of the day for the Wildcats as the 4x400m relay team (9:28.66) and the 4x200m team (1:45.22) were both good enough for fourth place.
The next action for the Wildcats will be the ECAC Championships in Boston on March 4-5.