Senior Erin Moore (Nashua, N.H.) and Sarah Crane (Londonderry, N.H.) took the number one and two spot, respectively, in the weight throw as the University of New Hampshire women’s track and field team competed against Boston College, Northeastern, Providence, MIT, and host Boston University in a non-scoring meet held at the Track and Tennis Center on Monday evening.
    Moore, who has won America East Performer of the Week on three occasions, won the weight with a throw of 50-00.75, while Crane followed in second (47-3). The Wildcats captured seven weight throwers in the top-10 and freshman Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.) led a trio of performers in the shot put (42-9.75). Moore also placed second in the shot put (41-7.75).
    UNH sophomore Lauren Barbour (Tewksbury, Mass.) delivered a first place victory in the 400-meters (1:00.46), while senior Amanda Schweizer (Merrimac, Mass.) recorded a fourth place in the 500 meters (1:19.57) in the middle distance events.  In the shorter sprinting events, sophomore Sarah Hall (Nottingham, N.H.) posted a third place effort in the 55-meter dash (7.42) and notched a sixth place finish in the 200 meter dash (25.96).
    UNH registered a fourth and fifth place in the 3000 meter run as Johanna Fickenscher (Painesville, Ohio) placed fourth (10:24.92) and Nicole Whalen (Warwick, N.Y.) followed in fifth place (10:34.30) in the distance events.
    Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.) continued her surge as one of America East’s top jumpers as the junior posted a third place in the long jump (16-10.75) and added a fourth place effort in the 55-meter hurdles (8.38). Freshman Esperance Ndombe (Manchester, N.H.) placed fourth in the triple jump (33-7.25) to round out a successful evening for the Wildcats.
    UNH returns to action on Saturday (Feb. 10) at 12 noon to compete at the Valentines Meet held at Boston University.
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