BOSTON- University of New Hampshire women’s indoor track and field junior Rebecca Haley (Dover, N.H.) raced to an overall second place finish in the 1000 meter run (2:54.00) to pace the Wildcats to a 31st place finish at the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday held at the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston.
Haley notched a 2:52.19 time in the preliminaries in the 1000 meters before posting a second place effort in the finals, which was the highest place for a UNH athlete in the prestigious meet.
The women’s 4x800 team comprised of Nicole Whalen (Warwick, N.Y.), Kara Fisher (New Milford, Conn.), Amanda Schwiezer (Merrimac, Mass.) and Austin Mullins (Concord, N.H.) notched a 19th place finish with a time of 9:28.72. The Wildcats also received a 19th place finish in the 60 meter hurdles as junior Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.) captured 31st (9.03) en route to beating out 18 other runners.