January 31, 2009

CCSU Women's Track & Field Compete at URI

Six different athletes recorded top five finishes while the Central Connecticut women's indoor track and field team competed at the URI Track Invitational on Saturday. Freshman Amanda Kelley placed second in the shot put, recording a distance of 11.76 meters, and was fourth in the weight throw, distancing 14.38 meters.

Freshman Meghann Cocca and sophomore Renee Archer recorded top five performances in the 55 meter dash. Cocca crossed the line in 7.77 seconds to place fourth in the final, while Archer finished in a time of 7.88 seconds to take home fifth.

Freshman Kate McGuire and junior Kim Savino were another pair of athletes to finish in the top five in the same event. They both performed well in the 500 meters with McGuire placing third in a time of 1:21.63 and Savino recording a time of 1:23.41 to place fourth in the event.

Senior Kathleen Lima was the final Blue Devil to have a top five finish, placing fourth in the 800 meter run. The Westerly, RI native crossed the line in 2 minutes and 24.15 seconds.

The CCSU women's indoor track and field team will next be competing at the Yale Invitational on February 6 and 7.