Women's Track and Field to Host Patriot League Outdoor Championship
The Holy Cross women’s track and field team is set to host the Patriot League Outdoor Championship on Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 at the Hart Center Track.
Who to Watch:
- Senior Lauren Rasmus crushed a school record in the 400 meter hurdles at a home meet on April 20, clocking in at 1:00.88, the second-fastest time in the Patriot League this year.
- Sophomore Christa Jay Moore ranks as the league’s top vaulter entering the outdoor championship, with a season-best of 3.86 meters.
- The 4x100 meter relay team of seniors Isabella DiMare, Alexandra Curtin and Sarah Friess and junior Allie Smiley placed second at the Ocean State Invite on April 13, running a time of 47.06 seconds, which sits as the third-best time entering the championship.
- The Crusaders placed sixth out of 10 teams at the 2018 Patriot League Outdoor Championship.
- In her rookie season, Moore was the runner-up in the pole vault, clearing a mark of 3.85 meters.
- Then-sophomore Jenna Gasparrini placed second in the 10,000 meters and third in the 5,000 meters.
- As a freshman, Sydney McDonald had a fifth-place finish in the high jump.
- Abbie Mokwuah placed third as a rookie in the shot put.
Where They Rank:
Below is a list of Crusaders whose individual season-bests rank within the top 15 of the Patriot League this season.
- 100 meters: Alexandra Curtin (6th, 12.11 seconds), Sarah Friess (15th, 12.41 seconds)
- 200 meters: Alexandra Curtin (13th, 25.18 seconds)
- 400 meters: Caroline Frey (10th, 57.02 seconds)
- 800 meters: Marina Mackinnon (9th, 2:12.22), Grace Hoelscher (13th, 2:14.68)
- 5,000 meters: Elizabeth Graves (2nd, 17:26.14); Jenna Gasparrini (8th, 17:38.26)
- 100 meter hurdles: Taylor Gensler (12th, 14.90 seconds)
- 400 meter hurdles: Lauren Rasmus (2nd, 1:00.88); Isabella DiMare (10th, 1:03.58)
- 3,000 meter steeplechase: Caitlin Tzimorotas (12th, 11:25.52)
- High jump: Sydney McDonald (4th, 1.65 meters)
- Pole vault: Christa Jay Moore (1st, 3.86 meters)
- Long jump: Alexandra Curtin (7th, 5.65 meters), Allie Smiley (9th, 5.64 meters)
- Triple jump: Eva McCool-Guglielmo (12th, 11.30 meters) Taylor Gensler (13th, 11.16 meters)
- Shot Put: Abbie Mokwuah (3rd, 14.29 meters)