BOSTON – The University of New Hampshire women's indoor track and field team used first-place finishes from freshman Allison Letourneau (Kingston, Nova Scotia) and sophomore Ashlee Lathrop (Sherburne, N.Y.), and a new school record by freshman Camille Quarles (Derry, N.H.), as part of a solid showing at the season-opening Husky Winter Carnival on Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.
Letourneau placed first in the 500 meter dash, finishing in one minute, 18.81 seconds. Freshman Kaitlin Kwiecien (1:20.00) and sophomore Tracy Howell (
Lathrop was the winner of the 20-pound weight throw with a distance of 47 feet, 11 ¼ inches. Juniors Danielle Blais (Holliston,
Quarles, meanwhile, set a new school record in the triple jump when she placed fourth with a jump of 36-8 ½. Quarles broke the old mark of 36-8, set by Kathleen Hoppe in 2005. Quarles also placed third in the long jump with a distance of 18- ¼. Freshman Kaitlyn Dugan was eighth with a jump of 17-4. Dugan also finished fourth in the high jump with a leap of 5-4.
Camille’s sister, senior Kiah Quarles (
Junior Sarah Hall (
In the mile run, senior Rebecca Haley (Dover, N.H.) placed second (5:07.31), while sophomore Tricia Rozeboom (South Haven, Mich.) was ninth (5:19.51).
The Wildcats placed a trio of runners in the top 10 of the 400 meter dash. Freshmen Chelsey Canavan (59.91), Megan Donohue (59.92) and Emily Nardone (1:01.93) finished fourth, fifth and eighth, respectively.
The ‘Cats did the same in the 800 meter run, with junior Kara Fisher (New Milford, Conn.) finishing fifth in 2:22.58, and freshmen Sydney Fitzpatrick (Billerica, Mass.) and Lindsey Jeltes (Oakland, N.J.) placing seventh and ninth, respectively. Fitzpatrick finished in 2:23.27, while Jeltes submitted a time of 2:24.34.
Sophomore Rita Ciambra (
The Wildcats return to action Friday, Dec. 7 at at the Rhody Pentathlon.