he University of New Hampshire women’s indoor track and field team competed at the prestigious Boston University Valentines Day multi-team meet on Saturday.
    Senior thrower Erin Moore (Nashua, N.H.) delivered the Wildcats top-individual honor as she placed fifth overall in the shot put (42-10.25), recording the top finish for an America East athlete. Moore also garnered a 10th place finish in the weight throw (48-9.50) on the afternoon. New Hampshire freshman Rita Ciambra (Hanover, N.H.) registered a seventh place showing in the pole vault (10-8.25) and junior Kiah Quarles (Derry, N.H.) notched a 12th place effort in the 55-meter hurdles (8.50).
    In the 1000 meter run, senior Nicole Whalen (Warwick, N.Y.) was the Wildcats top finisher as the harrier posted a time of 2 minutes and 58.87 seconds. The Wildcats also registered three runners in the top 12 in the 500-meters as sophomores Kara Fisher (New Milford, Conn.) captured 10th (1:18.51) and Lauren Barbour (Tewksbury, Mass.) earned 11th place (1:18.99), while senior Amanda Schweizer (Merrimac, Mass.) took 12th overall (1:19.20) in an event that featured 36 runners.
    The Wildcats look to improve on its fourth place finish during the 2005-06 America East Championships. UNH returns to Boston University on Friday (Feb. 16) with the conference championships set to start at 4 p.m.
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