broke the 14 year old weight throw school record as Central
Connecticut State University placed 10th out of 17 scoring teams at
the Reebok Boston Indoor Games on Friday. The sophomore recorded a
distance of 52 feet 11.5 inches to place fifth in the event.
Kelley broke Nancy Wenzel's mark of 52'4" set in 1996. The
Cumberland, RI native also broke her own CCSU record in the shot
put, breaking the record for the seventh time in her career. Her
distance of 43'10.75" placed her fourth in the event.
Freshman Dara Edge also took down a school record on Friday. She broke the mark she set earlier in the year in both the prelims and finals. Edge ran a 8.74 in round one and then finished in 8.67 seconds to place seventh in the final round. Edge also competed well in the triple jump, as she recorded a distance of 34'1.5" to place 12th.
Sophomore Amy Sanjurjo placed seventh in two events for the Blue Devils. On the track she placed seventh in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.38 seconds. In the field Sanjurjo took seventh in the long jump, recording a distance of 17'6.25". She also finished the 200 meter dash in 26.26 seconds to place 12th.
Central Connecticut finished with 16 points to place 10th in the meet. Northeastern won the meet with 135.25 total points. South Florida and UMass took second and third with scores of 112 and 82, respectively.
The Blue Devils will next compete at the Giegengack Invitational on the campus of Yale University February 5 and 6.
April 25, 2010 Women's Track Competes at Yale Springtime Invite
April 18, 2010 Women's Track Places Fourth at Holy Cross
April 10, 2010 Women's Track Places Sixth at UMass
April 3, 2010 Sanjurjo Leads CCSU at UConn Invitational
February 21, 2010 Central Finishes Competition at NEC Championships
February 16, 2010 Northeast Conference Honors Central's Kelley
February 12, 2010 Kelley Leads Central at Lafayette Rider Games
February 6, 2010 Women's Track Competes In Day Two of Yale Invite
February 5, 2010 Sanjurjo Shines At Day One of Giegengack Invitational
January 30, 2010 Records Fall For Women's Track at Boston Indoor Games
January 23, 2010 Sanjurjo Breaks School Record at URI Invitational
January 15, 2010 Kelley Breaks Shot Put Record at Sorlein Invitational
December 15, 2009 Women's Track Selected 10th In NEC Poll
December 5, 2009 Women's Track Competes at Jay Carisella Invitational