Lesley Bautista Named Patriot League Field Performer Of The Week

April 21, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior Lesley Bautista (St. John's, Newfoundland) has been named the Patriot League Female Field Performer of the Week for her performance in the pole vault Saturday, April 18 at Holy Cross. Bautista led the women's track and field team with a first place finish in the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.65 meters and qualifying for the ECAC Championships.

Bautista was also a member of the 4x100 relay team that qualified for the ECAC Championships and set a new school record with a time of 47.66 seconds.

This is the second time that Bautista has received this honor, as she was named Patriot League Female Field Performer of the Week for her performance in the pole vault on January 27 at the Terrier Invitational.

The Holy Cross women's track and field team will travel to Philadelphia. Pa. on April 23-25 for the Penn Relays.