Women's Track Wins Sixth Straight Indoor Title
Meet: America East Indoor Championships
Location: Boston University Track and Tennis Center in Boston, Mass.
Women’s Scores: 1. UAlbany (215), 2. Stony Brook (124), 3. UMass Lowell (114.50), 4. Binghamton (94), 5. New Hampshire (92.50), 6. Vermont (51), 7. UMBC (39), 8. Maine (33), 9. Hartford (15)
Short Story: Leading by five points after Day One, the UAlbany women’s track & field team won their sixth consecutive America East Indoor title behind 215 points and seven event wins.
How it happened
- Anika Hibbard won the high jump, clearing 5-07.00
- Tara Belinsky placed second in the shot put in 46-07.25; Zoe Doolittle placed sixth in 44-09.50, and Samantha Ferrero placed seventh in 42-04.00
- Águeda Muñoz Marqués placed fourth in the mile in 4:57.18
- Niamani Morrison placed third in the 60m hurdles in 8.71, three one-thousandths behind second place; Nichole Anderson placed fifth in 8.88, and Namara Carr placed sixth, two one-thousandths behind Anderson
- Kiyah Owens won the 400m in 54.78; Asia Jinks placed third in 55.96
- Halie Snyder won the 500m in 1:14.33
- Stephanie Osuji won the 60m in 7.43; Dayleen Santana Rodriguez placed second in 7.54, Taahira Butterfield placed fifth in 7.65, three one-thousandths behind fourth place, and Chanel Smith placed seventh in 7.76
- Tiguida Toure placed third in the 800m in 2:09.98
- Nira Lovick placed sixth in the 1,000m in 2:54.86
- Osuji won the 200m in 23.64, tying her championship record set in the preliminary round; Butterfield placed third in 24.63, and Jahari Coleman placed seventh in 24.81
- Cara Sherman placed second in the 3,000m in 9:37.08; Hannah Reinhardt placed third in 9:41.45, Colleen Maloney placed sixth in 9:55.26, and Holly Machabee placed seventh in 9:57.60
- Lynda Brundige placed third in the triple jump in 39-09.75; Victoria Fichtel placed eighth in 37-11.25
- The 4x800m relay team of Kaylah Quarshie, Muñoz Marqués, Lovick, and Toure placed second in 9:02.03
- The 4x400m relay team of Jinks, Snyder, Osayi Owie, and Owens placed first in 3:46.93
- The women's coaching staff was named Coaching Staff of the Year
Next: Championship season continues next weekend with ECAC Indoor Championships for those who have earned qualifying marks.