Sophomores Amanda Kelley and Kate
McGuire led the way as the Central Connecticut State University
women's track and field team finished competition at the Northeast
Conference Championships on Sunday. The two student-athletes took
fifth place in the weight throw and 500 meters, respectively. The
Blue Devils scored 12 points to finish the meet in 12th place.
Kelley placed fifth with a throw of 50 feet and 10.25 inches, while McGuire ran a 1:19.93 500 meter dash to take fifth. Sophomore Amy Sanjurjo and junior Katherine Bossardet were the only other Blue Devils to compete in a final on Sunday. Sanjurjo placed eighth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.01 seconds. Bossardet took 10th in the one mile run, recording a time of 5:29.55.
The CCSU 4x400 meter relay team placed eighth, crossing the line in 4:09.17. The was comprised of McGuire, sophomores Aneta Pytel and Katrina Ainsworth, and freshman Rachel Dombroski.