UNH’s Knight, Harry excel at Rhode Island Pentathlon

KINGSTON, R.I. – Chloe Harry (Tyler, Texas) and Lauren Knight (Cape Cod, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire women’s indoor track and field team finished in fifth and sixth place, respectively, at Friday’s 10th Annual Rhode Island Pentathlon at Mackal Field House. It was the first event of the 2003-04 season for the UNH indoor track team.

Harry finished with 3,012 points in the five-event meet that featured the 60-meter high hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump and 800m. She earned 783 points by tying for first place in the high jump at a height of 5-feet, 4.5 inches. Harry placed second in the 800m with a time of 2 minutes, 31.7 seconds, which was worth 672 points.

Knight, with a total of 2,969 points, topped the field of 16 student-athletes in the shot put with a throw of 38-2. She earned 637 points with that distance. One of her other top events was the 60m high hurdles, in which she recorded 761 points with a sixth-place time of 9.5.

Harry and Knight tied for fourth place in the long jump with an effort of 15-7.5.

The UNH women’s indoor track and field team returns to action Dec. 6 at the Boston 6-Way Meet, which begins at noon at Boston University.

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