Christie Leverette Places 6th at ECAC Heptathlon

After the final day of competition at the ECAC heptathlon, Central Connecticut freshman Christie Leverette placed sixth with 4,647 points. She placed third in the javelin portion of the heptathlon on Saturday with a distance of 36.33 meters. Earlier in the day Leverette took eighth in the long jump with a mark of 4.99 meters. For the final event of the competition she placed eighth in the 800 meters, crossing the line in 2:35.06.

On Friday Leverette won the shot put with a mark of 11.68 meters. The Dallas, GA native scored over 700 points in the 100 meter hurdles, high jump and 200 meter dash in day one action. She finished the hurdles in 15.45 seconds and the 200 in 27.11 seconds. Leverette tied for fourth in the high jump with a mark of 1.60 meters.