Women’s track and field captures second straight championship

The women’s track and field team captured its second straight Commonwealth Coast Conference invitational championship last weekend. The Seahawks proved to be the quality team of the meet, recording 11 first-place finishes, eight seconds and four thirds in the 19 events.

Madison Stanley ’20 won the 100 meters in 13.23 seconds, the 200 meters in 27.07 seconds and the triple jump in 11.11 meters, all season bests. She also ran legs on the winning 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams.

Additional top finishers were Raquel Pouliot ’18 in the 800 meters with a season-best 2:22.72 and Natalie Kopiec ’19 with victories in both hurdle races (the 100 in a season-best 17.01 seconds and the 400 in 68.96 seconds). Also claiming victories were Victoria Varone ’17 in the 3,000 meters (11:12.45), Katie Simoniello ’20 in the discus (29.75 meters) and Tiffany Davila ’17 with a school-record hammer toss of 37.38 meters.

Both relays found the winner’s circle as the 4×100 team of Erin Gunther ’19, Devin Smith ’18, Kopiec and Stanley crossed the line in 51.18 seconds and the 4×400 team of Pouliot, Stanley, Megan Jenkins ’18 and Kopiec recorded a winning time of 4:12.24.

Other finishers included:

  • Gunther – second place in the triple jump, second place in the 400 meter hurdles
  • Cianna Lynch ’20 – second place in the 1,500 meters
  • Elicia Nemirow ’20 – second place in the javelin

The Seahawks take to the road this weekend for the New England Division III championships at Williams College.

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