May 8, 2011

Women's Track Finishes Ninth at NEC Championships

The Central Connecticut women's track team finished ninth at the 2011 Northeast Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The Blue Devil women scored 25 team points. Leading the way was senior Katherine Bossardet who set a new Northeast Conference record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.

Bossardet took gold in the 3,000 with an impressive time of 11:00.10. That time was seven tenths of a second faster than the existing NEC record set in 2006. Bossardet already held the CCSU record for the steeplechase.

The Blue Devil team of sophomore Dara Edge, sophomore Rachel Dombroski, freshman Meghan Burns, and junior Amy Sanjurjo finished seventh in the 4 X 100 meter relay. They posted a time of 48.89 seconds and earned a pair of team points.

Burns also earned her team a point with an eighth place finish in the 400 meter event. She posted a time of 59.20 seconds.

On Saturday, the Blue Devil team of freshman Elizabeth Eberhardt, freshman Megan MacBryde, senior Katherine Bossardet and junior Amanda Asaro earned their fourth place finish with a 9:26.23 performance.

Earning the Blue Devils other three points on Saturday was freshman Krisztina Dearborn who ran the 10,000 meter in 39:07.98.

Monmouth took home the team title with 185 points. They finished 50 points ahead of second place Sacred Heart.

Complete Results