The Central Connecticut women's indoor track and field squad finished eighth at the 2013 Northeast Conference Indoor Championships which completed on Sunday. The Blue Devils tallied a total of 37 points in the meet. The Championships took place at the Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex in Landover, MD.
Sophomore Ronea Saunders was named the Outstanding Field Performer after winning the high jump on Saturday and finishing fifth in the long jump on Sunday. Her high jump of 5 feet 7 inches came in a jump-off, and she earned 10 points for her team on Saturday. It was an ECAC qualifying jump.
Saunders followed up that performance with a fifth place finish in the long jump, registering 5.34 meters and four more points.
Junior Krisztina Dearborn followed up her sixth place performance in the 3,000 meter run on Saturday with an impressive fourth place performance in the 5,000 meter run on Sunday. Dearborn's time of 17:45.66 earned her team five points.
Junior Elizabeth Eberhardt finished fourth in the one-mile run with a time of 5:12.47. She also earned five points for her performance. Junior Shelby Tuttle, the school-record holder in the 60 meter hurdles, finished fourth with a time of 8.99 seconds. She had qualified with a time of 8.97 on Saturday, and earned her team four points.
Finally, the Blue Devils picked up five points in a pair of relay events. They finished sixth in the 4x400 meter relay, with a time of 4:03.54. The team included freshman Alyssa Gonzalez, senior Rachel Dombroski, sophomore Chantelle Deer and Tuttle.
The distance medlay relay comprised on sophomores Shannon McBride, Taylor LePage, Alessandra Salmon and Eberhardt finished seventh with a time of 12:35.23 and earned two points.
July 30, 2013 Women's T&F USTFCCCA All-Academic
June 5, 2013 Women's XC/T&F Earn NCAA APR Award
June 3, 2013 Three Blue Devils Named All-Conference
May 10, 2013 Women's Track Completes ECACs
May 5, 2013 Women's Track & Field 7th at NECs
May 4, 2013 Women's Track 4th After NEC's Day One
April 30, 2013 Eberhardt Earns NEC Weekly Honor
April 27, 2013 Women Compete at UMASS Saturday
April 25, 2013 Women's Track & Field Continues Penn Relays
April 20, 2013 Tuttle Takes First in 400H at Holy Cross
April 16, 2013 Dearborn Earns NEC Weekly Award
April 13, 2013 Women's Track & Field Places 9th at UMASS
April 6, 2013 Women's Track & Field Third at AIC
April 2, 2013 Saunders: NEC Field Athlete of the Week
March 30, 2013 Eberhardt Breaks Outdoor Record in Season Opener
March 2, 2013 Women's 4x400: 2x Broken Records
February 23, 2013 Women's 4x400 Breaks CCSU Record
February 22, 2013 Dearborn Breaks CCSU Record in Day 1 of NEICAAAs
February 22, 2013 Saunders Named to All-NEC First Team
February 10, 2013 Women 8th, Saunders Named Outstanding Field Performer
February 9, 2013 Women's Track & Field NEC Bound
February 9, 2013 Women's Track & Field in 5th after NECs Day 1
February 5, 2013 Saunders: 2X 2013 NEC Athlete of the Week
February 2, 2013 Women's Track & Field 9th at URI Invite
January 25, 2013 Dearborn Breaks Record at Terrier Invite
January 22, 2013 Saunders Picks Up NEC Honor
January 18, 2013 Women's Track Takes 13th of 21 Friday
January 12, 2013 Saunders Takes Two at Yale Invitational
January 5, 2013 Women's Track Kicks Off 2013 at Army