February 16, 2013

Women's Track & Field Falls at Maine, 80-70

ORONO, Maine – Freshman Sydney Kay (Fairfield, Conn.) won a pair of events and three other Wildcats earned top finishes, but the University of New Hampshire women's indoor track & field team fell at Maine, 80-70, Saturday afternoon at the UMaine Field House.

Kay was victorious in the 55 meters and 200 meters in times of 7.48 and 26.41, respectively.

Senior Meagan Boucher (Manchester, N.H.) captured the 3,000 meters in a time of 10:42.74, followed by Samantha Blaise in second place at 10:52.05.

In the field, sophomore Jessica Salley (Andover, Mass.) and junior Kayla Smith went one-two in the high jump with cleared heights of 5-05.00 and 4-11.00.

In the shot put, freshman Abigail Kaplan (Franklin, N.H.) claimed first place with a toss of 36-02.25, while junior Stephanie Walsh (Penacook, N.H.) took second at 34-11.00.

Senior Keyla Salazar (Nashua, N.H.) placed second in the weight throw with a New England-qualifying toss of 49-02.25, while freshman Victoria Tondre (Canton, Mass.) also added a pair of runner-up finishes in the long jump (15-11.50) and triple jump (31-08.75).

Back on the track, sophomore Virginia Lavallee (Kingston, N.H.) placed second in the 55-meter hurdles in a New England-qualifying time of 8.44.

The Wildcats return to action for the New England Championships on Feb. 22-23 at Boston University's Track & Tennis Center.

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