Women’s Track & Field Impressive at Tri-Meet

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's indoor track & field team won six events as it played host to the University of Vermont and the University of Maine on Saturday afternoon in a non-scoring meet at the Paul Sweet Oval.

Junior Lucy Garfield (Hanover, N.H.) captured the 1,000 meters in a time of 3:10.94, while sophomore Lindsey Judge (Essex, Vt.) finished runner-up at 3:12.57.

Junior Erin Phillips (Belmont, N.H.) was victorious in the 3,000 meters as she crossed the finish line in a time of 10:39.68.

In the 55-meter hurdles, freshman Virginia Lavallee (Kingston, N.H.) took the top spot with a time of 8.56, while sophomore Caroline Bonsaint (Hampton, N.H.) finished third at 8.70.

In the field, freshman Jessica Salley (Andover, Mass.) won the high jump with a cleared height of 5-05.25, while fellow rookie Emily Hutchinson (Newton, Mass.) took third at 5-00.25.

Senior Danica Goodheart (Meredith, N.H.) was victorious in the triple jump with a leap of 36-08.25, followed by freshman Taryn Pydynkowski (Danvers, Mass.) at 31-11.50.

Junior Rosemary Read (West Greenwich, R.I.) and senior Melody Pothier (Lisbon, Conn.) finished first and second, respectively, in the weight throw with ECAC-qualifying tosses of 53-11.25 and 53-04.25.

Junior Melanie Frazier (Bridgewater, Mass.) finished second in the 55 meter dash in a time of 7.43.

Freshman Caroline Hammond (Lexington, Mass.) finished runner-up in the 800 meters in a time of 2:23.92.

Sophomore Jaden Riendeau claimed third-place in the 600 meters, finishing in a time of 1:47.57, while freshman Gabby Mancuso (New Paltz, N.Y.) took third-place in a time of 5:34.40.

Back in the field, Frazier claimed second-place in the long jump with a leap of 17-02.00, while Goodheart finished third at 16-10.75.

The Wildcats' 4x400 meter relay team of junior Allison Brehm (Pembroke, N.H.), freshman Morgan Costa (Standish, Maine), sophomore Kathryn Darmody (Westport, Mass.) and Frazier was victorious with a time of 4:20.04.

The Wildcats next compete at the America East Championships on Feb.17-18 at the Boston University Track and Tennis Center.

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