December 6, 2011

Crusaders Set For Harvard Open

WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD
Scoreboard:
No Team Scores at Alden Invitational, Providence, R.I., 12/3
Schedule: Saturday, Dec. 10 at Harvard Open, Cambridge, Mass., 10:00 am 

  • The Holy Cross women's track and field team will continue its indoor season on Dec. 10 at the Harvard Open in Cambridge, Mass.
  • Last season at the Harvard Open, three members of the Holy Cross women's track and field team recorded New England Championship qualifying times. Two Crusaders recorded New England Championship qualifying times in the 60 meter dash. Junior Melanie Forte (Milford, N.H.) finished ninth with a time of 8.05 seconds and sophomore Stephanie Okpoebo (Chelmsford, Mass.) finished 11th with a time of 8.07 seconds. Senior Katelyn Hartnett (Danvers, Mass.) qualified for the New England Championship with a second place finish in the 800 with a time of 2:17.76.
  • Last weekend at the 2011 Alden Invitational, Okpoebo qualified for the New England Championship with a time of 7.21 in the 55 meter dash. Okpoebo tied the existing Holy Cross record held by former Crusader sprinter Tiffany Reid with that time. Senior Lexi Culkeen (Beverly, Mass.) also qualified for the New England Championship in the weight throw with a distance of 15.01 meters.