2012 Women's Track & Field News

June 16, 2012
Saunders Takes Second at Jr. Nationals
Freshman Ronea Saunders finished second in the high jump at the USA Track and Field Junior Nationals.

May 25, 2012
Saunders Places 30th at NCAA Prelim
Ronea Saunders registered a 1.72m (5'7.75") mark in the high jump on Friday.

May 23, 2012
Saunders NEC Most Outstanding Rookie
Ronea Saunders and Alasia Griebel were honored by the NEC.

May 12, 2012
Eberhardt Performs at New Englands
Elizabeth Eberhardt placed in the top-ten of the 1500m on day two.

May 11, 2012
Dearborn in Action at ECAC
Sophomore Krisztina Dearborn ran the 10,000 meters on Friday

May 6, 2012
Saunders Wins High Jump at NEC Meet
Central placed seventh with 47 points.

May 5, 2012
Dearborn Leads Central on Day One
Central posted 10 points on the opening day of the NEC Championships.

April 28, 2012
Dearborn Paces Blue Devils at UNH
Krisztina Dearborn ran a personal best time in the 1,500m.

April 26, 2012
Blue Devils Compete at Penn Relays
Four athletes from Central represented the women's track & field team.

April 21, 2012
Women's T&F Competes at Holy Cross
Meghan Burns placed fourth in the 400m.

April 17, 2012
NEC Tabs Saunders Rookie of the Week
Ronea Saunders earns first NEC honor of the outdoor season.

April 14, 2012
Saunders Claims High Jump at UMASS
Ronea Saunders claimed the high jump with a 1.75m jump.

April 7, 2012
Saunders Wins High Jump at AIC
Central placed seventh at the meet.

April 6, 2012
Griebel Breaks School Record at Palo Alto
Alasia Griebel competed at the Stanford Palo Alto Invite.

April 3, 2012
Saunders Tabbed NEC Rookie of the Week
Ronea Saunders earns first NEC honor.

March 31, 2012
Griebel Leads Women's Track at UCONN
Alasia Griebel broke the 1,500m school record.

March 12, 2012
Two Blue Devils Make All-NEC First Team
Central posted five NEC Indoor All-Conference selections.

March 3, 2012
Griebel, Saunders Compete at ECAC's
Alasia Griebel and Ronea Saunders represented Central at ECAC's

February 25, 2012
Women's T&F Place 15th at New Englands
Ronea Saunders led the Blue Devils placing third in the high jump.

February 24, 2012
Day One at New Englands, Women's T&F 9th
Central placed third in the distance medley relay.

February 12, 2012
Blue Devils Finish Sixth at NEC's
Central's DMR team earned an individual championship at the NEC Championships.

February 11, 2012
Central Eighth After Day One at NEC's
Sophomore Elizabeth Eberhardt helped lead the Blue Devils on day one.

February 7, 2012
Griebel Tabbed NEC Athlete of the Week
Senior Alasia Griebel earns her first NEC honor of the season.

February 4, 2012
Blue Devils Finish Strong at Yale
Freshman Ronea Saunders was the runner-up in the high jump at the Giegengack Invite.

February 3, 2012
DMR Relay Team Sets Record at Yale
Central's distance medley relay team broke a school record on day one of the Giegengack Invite.

January 27, 2012
Griebel Sets Mark at Donahue Indoor
Senior Alasia Griebel broke her own CCSU school record in the 1,000m with a time of 2:56.67.

January 20, 2012
Women's Track 20th at Great Dane
Senior Alasia Griebel's time in the one-mile broke a Central Connecticut school record.

January 14, 2012
Saunders Leads Central at Yale
Freshman Ronea Saunders helped lead the Blue Devils at the Yale Invitational Saturday.

January 7, 2012
Griebel, Sanjurjo Break School Marks
Seniors Alasia Griebel and Amy Sanjurjo both had record setting performances today at UConn. Griebel broke the CCSU 1000 meter run record and Sanjurjo the long jump record.

January 3, 2012
NEC Preseason Poll, Indoor Picked 8th
The Blue Devils pursue their first NEC women's indoor track & field title since 2001.

August 24, 2011
Men's and Women's Track & Field Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
Both men's and women's track & field have been honored as part of the U.S Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association 2011 division one all-academic teams for outstanding academic performance. Teams who have posted a combined team GPA of 3.00 or higher have earned this distinction. The men's team was one of 90 track & field teams selected with a collective GPA of 3.19 and the women's team was one of 164 teams posting a 3.19 GPA.

August 9, 2011
Katherine Bossardet Named NEC SAAC Student-Athlete of the Year
Central Connecticut's Katherine Bossardet was named as the recipient of the Northeast Conference Student Athlete Advisory Committee Student Athlete of the Year award. A distance runner who competed in both cross country and track and field, Bossardet became the second CCSU student-athlete to earn the honor, which recognizes individual excellence in both the academic and athletic realms as well as contributions to one's community. This is the second major NEC honor for Bossardet, who was tabbed the NEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year in women's track and field last month.

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Bossardet Named Scholar-Athlete, Blue Devils Place 57 on NEC Honor Roll
Central Connecticut women's track senior Katherine Bossardet was named Northeast Conference Scholar-Athlete for women's track and field on Thursday. Bossardet capped a great career at Central with a victory in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the 2011 NEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. A native of Gales Ferry, Connecticut, Bossardet holds the CCSU and the NEC record for the steeplechase.