The Central Connecticut women's track and field team competed in the first day of the Yale Giegengack Invitational on Friday evening. Six Blue Devils put forth individual performances, while a relay team competed in the distance medley. Freshman Amanda Kelley placed fourth in the weight throw (15.0 meters), while junior Samantha Binette performed to a season-best in the long jump, distancing 4.6 meters. CCSU will continue competition on Saturday starting at 9:30 a.m.
The other four Blue Devils in individual competition were freshmen Shamone Allien, Aneta Pytel and Meghann Cocca, as well as sophomore Renee Archer in the 200 meters. Allien led the group with a time of 27.62 seconds, with Pytel finishing next in 27.89. Cocca and Archer were the third and fourth finishers for CCSU crossing the line in 28.05 and 28.26 seconds, respectively. The Blue Devils' distance medley team was third out of five squads, recording a time of 12 minutes and 44.74 seconds.