DURHAM, N.H. - The New Hampshire women's track team placed second in a three-team meet held Saturday at the Paul Sweet Oval. Boston College captured the meet with 133 points, followed by UNH (120) and Vermont (84).
The Wildcats captured the top four spots in the 1000-meter and the top three positions in the 800. In the 1000, senior Amy DeCamp (Londonderry, N.H.) took top honors with a 2-minute, 55.51-second effort. She was followed by Lesley Read (Dover, N.H.), Kelly McCloskey and Suzanne Biron (Keene, N.H.). DeCamp's mark set a school record in the event, as the previous mark was 2:55.74.
In the 800, Katie Litwinowich (Holden, Mass.) captured the top spot with a time of 2:15.21. Coming in behind her were teammates Kristen Meisner and Leighann Carpenter (Princeton, Mass.). Litwinowich's mark was a Sweet Oval record, besting the previous record of 2:16.00 set in 1997.
Senior Alicia Anderson (Orleans, Mass.) continued her strong performances in the high jump, as she again placed first with a jump of 5-feet, 3-inches. The 4x400 (4:05.10) and 4x800 (9:23.23) relay teams also bested Boston College in a pair of events. The 4x800 team, which was comprised of Litwinowich, Liz Stokinger, Read and DeCamp, also set a facility record. They shattered the old mark of 9:34.00 set by Rhode Island in 1991.
The women's indoor track team will compete at the America East championships next Saturday at Boston University. The meet starts at 9 a.m.