Sophomore Amanda Kelley broke the
school record in the weight throw in her second straight
competition, as Central Connecticut State University competed at
the Lafayette Rider Winter Games on Friday. Kelley won the event
with a distance of 16.24 meters, topping her previous school record
of 16.14 meters set at the Boston Indoor Games. She also added a
third place finish in the shot put, recording a distance of 12.90
Three other Blue Devils finished in the top 10 in field events on Friday. Sophomore Amy Sanjurjo and senior Samantha Binette competed in the long jump. Sanjurjo took ninth place with a jump of 5.05 meters, while Binette was 10th with a mark of 5.03 meters. Sophomore Amanda Prescott added a seventh place finish in the triple jump, recording a distance of 10.83 meters.
Sanjurjo was the top performer for Central on the track. The sophomore placed fourth in the 60 meter dash and seventh in the 200 meters. She recorded times of 7.98 seconds and 26.03 seconds, respectively. Freshman Dara Edge added a seventh place finish in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.49 seconds.
Junior Katherine Bossardet and freshman Anna Shields handled the middle distance events for Central Connecticut. The former placed fifth in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:07.89, while the latter took 10th in the 800 meters in 2:22.79.
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