Holy Cross Competes At New Hampshire Invitational

Jan. 22, 2005


Durham, N.H. - The Holy Cross women's indoor track and field team placed third at the New Hampshire Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 22 on the campus of the University of New Hampshire.

Newcomer Meghan Carrette placed third in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.71, while senior Sara Simeone (Nashua, N.H.) ran the distance in a time of 8.03 to place sixth. Carrett also ran the 200 meter dash in a time of 29.24 to finish sixth.

The 4x400 meter relay team `A' placed second with a time of 4:14.68, while team `B' placed fourth with a time of 4:26.98. In the 4x800 relay, team `A' finished third in a time of 10:28.76, as team `B' came in at 10:54.53.

The Crusaders finished second, third and fourth in the triple jump event. Sophomore Kerilyn Anderson (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) leaped 9.60 meters, freshman Christina Grass was just shy of Anderson's distance, jumping 9.52 meters, while senior Colleen Lahar jumped 8.77 meters.

Junior Emily Winacoo (Holden, Mass.) finished third in the 500 meter run in a time of 1:21.75, while freshman Jillian Edmunds (Salem, N.H.) place fourth with a time of 1:22.75.

In the high jump, senior Bethany Miczek jumped 1.54 meters to place third, while freshman Amanda Dupuis (East Sandwich, Mass.) and Carrette tied for fourth after landing 1.49 meters.

Senior Julie Brennan (Pembroke, Mass.) and Christie Kapothanasis (Westbrook, Maine) competed in the 800 meter run and place fourth and fifth, respectively. Brennan ran the distance in a time of 2:33.69, while Kapothanasis finished in 2:34.70.

Senior Kaitlin Palmer (Hampton, N.H.) and junior Jessica Fallon (Nashua, N.H.) tied for fourth in the pole vault, clearing 3.20 meters.

In the 400 meter dash, Simeone and freshmen Katie Spinelli (Southington, Conn.) finished fifth with a time of 1:04.44 and sixth with a time of 1:04.44, respectively.

Sophomore Kara Plunkett (Topsfield, Mass.) ran the 1,000 meter run in 3:15.27 to place fifth for the Crusaders.

In the long jump, Kerilyn Anderson (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) jumped 4.84 meters to finish fifth, while freshman Lynn Barowski placed sixth with a distance of 4.73 meters.

The women's top runner in the 1,500 meter run was senior Lindsey Bomar (Bristol, Conn.), who finished the distance in 4:58.64 for sixth place.

The Crusaders next compete at Maine on Saturday, Feb. 5, in Orono, Maine.