WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD SOLID AT VALENTINE INVITATIONAL
RESULTS

BOSTON – Respective fourth, fifth, fifth and sixth-place finishes by freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.), senior Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.), freshman Megan Donohue (Stratham, N.H.) and sophomore Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.), highlighted the Valentine Invitation for the University of New Hampshire women’s indoor track and field team. The meet was held at the Track and Tennis Center on the campus of Boston University on Feb. 8 and 9 and was a high school/college/open meet.

Camille was fourth in the triple jump, recording a distance of 11.58 meters.
   
Kiah finished fifth in the 55 meter hurdles in a time of 8.44 seconds.
   
Donohue was fifth in the long jump with a leap of 5.37 meters. Camille and freshman Meghan McGrath (Merrimack, N.H.) finished eight and ninth, respectively, posting jumps of 5.28 and 5.25 meters. Donohue was also 23rd in the 400 meter dash with a time of 58.54 seconds, while freshman Chelsey Canavan (Stoneham, Mass.) placed 31st in 58.92 seconds.
   
Lathrop’s sixth-place finish in weight throw with a distance of 16.15 meters set a new school record and qualified her for the ECAC Championships.. The old record of 16.10 meters was set by Erin Moore in 2006. Senior Brienna Smith (Sandown, N.H.) finished in 11th place with a throw of 14.60 meters, while senior Larissa Smith (Sandown, N.H.) was 18th with a distance of 13.97 meters.
   
Sophomore Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) placed 13th in the pole vault. Her jump of 3.45 meters with the fourth best mark in the event.
   
In the 500 meters, freshman Kaitlin Kwiecien (Hampstead, N.H.) finished 13th in a time of one minute, 17.40 seconds.
   
Junior Kimberly Povec (Holland-Patent, N.Y.) was 20th in the 5,000 meters, finishing in a time of 17:45.55.
   
In the one mile run, freshman Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) placed 20th in a time of 5:04.77, while junior Carolyn Durfee (Laconia, N.H.) was 31st in 5:09.01.

Junior Sarah Hall (Nottingham, N.H.) placed 28th in the 200 meters, finishing in 25.85 seconds.

Senior Rebecca Haley (Dover, N.H) and freshman Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) placed 29th and 30th, respectively, in the 800 meters, finishing in 2:17.49 and 2:18.55.

The Wildcats return to action Saturday, Feb. 16 at noon when they take part in a dual meet with Dartmouth and Vermont at the Leverone Field House in Hanover, N.H.
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