Women’s Track & Field Victorious against Maine, 96-87

ORONO, Maine. – Nine different Wildcats captured first-place finishes as the University of New Hampshire women's indoor track & field team ousted the University of Maine, 96-87, Saturday afternoon at the UMaine Fieldhouse.

Senior Melody Pothier (Lisbon, Conn.) won the weight throw with a toss of 15.92 meters, while junior Rosemary Read (West Greenwich, R.I.) took second with a throw of 15.65 meters.

Freshman Abbey Huntress (Saco, Maine) won the shot put with a toss of 11.51 meters.

Senior Danica Goodheart (Meredith, N.H.) won the triple jump with a leap of 11.10 meters.

On the track, senior Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) finished first in the mile in a time of 4:54.53, while senior Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) finished second in a time of 4:56.72.

Sophomore Colleen Manna (Ridgefield, Conn.) won the 400 meters in a time of 1:03.49, while junior Rose Stanizione (North Reading, Mass.) took second at 1:10.03.

Sophomore Anne Twombly (Exeter, N.H.) finished first in the 1000 meters in a time of 3:08.54, while junior Lucy Garfield finished second at 3:13.52.

Freshman Morgan Costa (Standish, Maine) won the 200 meters, crossing the finish line in a time of 26.60.

Freshman Marina Slavin (Durham, N.H.) won the 3000 meters in a time of 10:21.29, while sophomore Kellie Walker (North Branford, Conn.) finished second at 10:54.83.

Senior Kate Early (Corning, N.Y.) captured the pentathlon with 3224 total points.

The Wildcats return to action on January, 21 when they play host to Holy Cross and Stonehill at the Paul Sweet Oval.

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