Rhody Controls Field Events, Wins Skyhawk Invitational

Rhody Controls Field Events, Wins Skyhawk Invitational
KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island Women's Track & Field won three field events and two track events at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational, securing the team win by 21 points over Boston College.
Team Standings

1) Rhode Island       183        
2) Boston College 162   
3) Stonehill           157      
4) American Int'l         64   
5) Merrimack               42       
6) Bryant                   35   
7) Assumption             24       
8) Boston U.               17   
9) Bentley                   16                                           

Complete Results

Event Winners

  • Grace Janes won the hammer with a mark of 49.76m (163'3").
  • Karleigh Manfredi won the pole vault with a jump of 3.55m (11'1 3/4").
  • Katja Neves won the discus throw with a URI best mark of 40.02m, (131'3"), and was fourth in the shot put with a mark of 11.64m (38'2 1/4).
  • Briana Robitaille won the 100m dash with a time of 12.41s.
  • The 4x100m relay team of Chaslynn Saucier, Briana Robitaille, Dyshelle Pemberton & Keilan Nova won with a time of 47.87s.

Top-Five Finishes

  • Courtney Hawkins was second in the 3000m with a time of 10:16.38.
  • Aysha Moreino was second in the hammer with season-best mark of 47.48m (155'7").
  • Emily Renna was second in the 100m hurdles with a season-best time of 14.29s.
  • Chaslynn Saucier was second in the 100m in a time of 12.52s.
  • Amber Sekoll was second in the pole vault with an outdoor personal best jump of 3.55m (11'7 3/4"), which makes her the fifth-best URI individual all-time.
  • Michaela Smith was second in the discus with a personal best throw of 39.87m (130'10"), and third in the shot put with a mark of 11.70m (38'4 3/4).
  • Mariah Claudio was third in the 200m in a time of 25.63s.
  • Maggie Dufault was third in the hammer with a season best mark of 43.29m (142'0).
  • Karlee Fowler was third in the pole vault with a jump of 2.95m (9'8").
  • Hannah Madison was fourth in the long jump with a personal best jump of 5.16m (16'11 1/4"), and ran a personal best time of 15.81s in the 100m hurdles.
  • Lauren Columbare was fifth in the 1500m with a personal best time of 4:44.44.
  • Paige Ethier was fifth in the 5000m with a time of 19:43.98.
  • Ashleigh Marks was fifth in the 100m hurdles, with a time 14.90s, her second best mark all-time.
  • Rachel Peterson was fifth in the discus with a URI-best mark of 33.20m (108'11").
  • Manny Vadis was fifth in the hammer with a mark of 42.47m (139'4").

Additional Marks

  • Kylie McPherson ran personal best and New England qualifying time of 15.37s in the 100m hurdles.