Junior Katherine Bossardet led the
team with a third place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase as
the Central Connecticut women's track and field team competed in
the final day of the Northeast Conference Outdoor Championships on
Sunday. Bossardet recorded a time of 11:31.94 in the event, while
the Blue Devils placed 10th with 29 team points.
Monmouth won the championship with 202 team points, while Long Island and Mount St. Mary's rounded out the top three with scores of 145 and 101, respectively. Central topped Bryant and St. Francis (NY) at the league meet.
Both Central Connecticut relays performed well on Sunday. The 4x100 meter relay team of senior Samantha Binette, freshman Rachel Dombroski and sophomores Shamone Allien and Amy Sanjurjo placed fourth. Their time of 47.82 seconds qualified the squad for the ECAC Championships.
Dombroski and Sanjurjo, along with sophomores Katrina Ainsworth and Kate McGuire made up the Blue Devils' 4x400 meter relay team. The squad placed sixth, recording a time of 4:02.34. Sanjurjo also competed in individual finals action on Sunday. She took seventh in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.35 seconds and crossed the line in 26.11 seconds to take eighth in the 200 meter dash.
Sophomore Amanda Kelley put forth two top 10 performances in the field on Sunday. Her throw of 131'11" placed her fourth in the discus, while her distance of 119'2" was good enough for ninth in the javelin.
Freshman Nablissa Lomotey topped Kelley in the javelin by just over a foot, taking seventh place with a mark of 120'8". Sophomore Amanda Prescott recorded the final top 10 finish on Sunday. She tied for ninth with a mark of 4'11" in the high jump.
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