Dedham, Mass.-- The New EnglandChampionships were held this weekend in Dedham, Mass. and won by the University of Vermont with 134 points. The University of New Hampshire women's track and field team accumulated 29 points.
The top performance for UNH was turned in by Lauren Knight (Centerville, Mass.) who set a new school record by finishing third in the heptathlon with 4,405 points breaking the old mark of 4,127 set in 1995 by Therese Gesel. Knight also finished fourth in the javelin with a throw of 130 feet four inches. In the 200 meters Holly Prud'homme (Salem, N.H.) finished in 25.65 placing her fourth. Katie Litinowich (Holden, Mass.) took home fifth place points in the 800m with a time of 2:11.60, just 15 hundredths of a second off the school record.
Othe Wildcats finishing in the top ten were the 4x400m relay team who finished seventh (4:02.50) and Krysta Kenyon (Plainfield, N.H.), Shanna Mailloux (Bedford, Mass.) and Holly Spotts (Wilmot Flat, N.H.) finished in a three way tie for seventh place in the pole vault with a 10'00.75" height.
The post-season action continues for the Wildcats as they take part in the ECAC Championships on May 19-21 at Princeton University.