Women’s Track & Field Competes at Larry Ellis Invite
PRINCETON, N.J. – Senior Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.) led the way with a top finish as the University of New Hampshire women's track & field team competed at the Larry Ellis Invitational on April 22-23 at Princeton University's Weaver Stadium.
The Wildcats were joined by 34 other teams in the non-scoring meet, including America East foes Boston University and Vermont.
Quarles captured first place in the triple jump with a winning leap of 12.00m. Junior Danica Goodheart (Meredith, N.H.) was 12th with a mark of 10.90m.
Graduate student Rita Ciambra (Hanover, Mass.) earned a second-place finish in the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.80m.
Sophomore Melanie Frazier (Bridgewater, Mass.) finished fifth in the long jump with a mark of 5.34m.
Senior Chelsey Canavan (Stoneham, Mass.) took 17th-place in the 400m, crossing the finish line in a time of 57.76.
On Friday, senior Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) finished second in section 4 and 20th overall in the 800m, clocking in at 2:11.30. In section 6, seniors Kaitlin Kwiecien (Hampstead, N.H.) and Catherine Perrella (Bedford, N.H.) finished second and sixth, respectively, in times of 2:13.61 and 2:16.70. On Saturday, sophomore Megan Boucher (Manchester, N.H.) added an 11th-place finish in section 4 with a time of 2:23.48.
In the 1500m, sophomore Darcy James (Exeter, N.H.) placed second in section 6, crossing the finish line in a time of 4:38.95.
In the 3000m steeplechase, senior Jennifer Racine (Haverhill, Mass.) placed 25th in a time of 11:14.31.
Freshman Elise Beattie (Woodstock, Ill.) captured first place in section 3 of the 5000m, clocking in at 17:34.85.
Sophomore Katherine Woods (Essex, Conn.) placed 33rd in the 100m in a time of 13:13, while freshman Caroline Bonsaint (Hampton, N.H.) finished 36th in the 110m hurdles, crossing the finish line in a time of 16:15.
The Wildcats return to action on April 27-30 when they travel to Philadelphia, Pa. to take part in the Penn Relays.