Women's Track Opens Outdoor Season at Redlands Invitational

Photo by Jason Choi
Photo by Jason Choi

LOCATION: Redlands, Calif. 

THE RUNDOWN:  

  • Abby Epplett won the 400m hurdles in a time of 1:05.14 and Ellen Shaw finished 5th in a time of 1:09.4. Epplett's time qualified her for both the New England Divison III and the All-New England Championships. 
  • In the 100m hurdles, Raevyn Fontaine finished 5th in a time of 14.79 and Ellen Shaw finished 11th in a time of 15.67.  Both Fontaine and Shaw's opening hurdle race qualified them for the NE DIII Championships.  Fontaine's time also qualified her for the All-NE Championship and currently sits 5th on the NCAA DIII performance list. 
  • The Lyons had several other athletes finish with NE DIII Championship qualifying marks. Lizzy Akindolie finished second in the triple jump with a jump of 11.20m while Cathryn MacGregor finished third in the javelin with a throw of 36.01m. Tara Rochefort finished sixth in the hammer throw with a best opening throw of 42.09m.   
  • Gina Pardi and Rebecca Miceli finished seventh and eighth in the 5000m run.
     

UP NEXT: Wheaton returns to action on Sat., March 31 where they will take part in the Tufts Snowflake Classic.