Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship
Mackal Field House, Kingston, R.I.
KINGSTON, R.I. - The University of Rhode Island women's track & field team finished eighth overall after day two of the 2018 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship. The Rams finished with 68 team points. VCU won the Indoor title with 122.5 total points.
Highlights from the Track
- Junior Greta Scott placed third in the 400 meter dash finals with a personal-best time of 55.57 seconds.
- Junior Katie McNulty placed third in the 1000 meter finals, clocking in at 2:55.84.
- The 4x400 meter relay team of Kristina MacLure, Keilan Nova, Mikaila Amerantes, and Scott placed second, finishing in 3:48.17.
- Amerantes finished fourth in the 500 meter finals with a time of 1:15.51.
- MacLure finished fourth in the 60 meter hurdle finals, clocking in at 8.80 seconds. Senior Breann Burns finished fifth, (8.91 seconds).
- Senior Rebecca O'Donnell had a leap of 38' 5" in the triple jump, good for fourth place.
Final Team Scores
1. VCU - 122.5
2. George Mason - 102.5
3. Dayton - 94
4. Richmond - 84
5. Duquesne - 77
6. UMass - 71.5
7. Davidson - 69.5
8. Rhode Island - 68
9. St. Joseph's - 45
10. La Salle - 26
11. Fordham - 16
12. Saint Louis - 3
13. George Washington - 1
ICYMI: Fowler Sets Pole Vault Record on Day One of A10s
Rhode Island Results
- Senior Karlee Fowler set a championship record, Rhode Island record and Mackal Field House record when she cleared 3.96 meters (12 feet, 11 ¾ inches). She easily out jumped the field, as the next closest competitors was more than seven inches lower than Fowler, who score 10 team points.
- Freshman Jessica Ippolitto added four team points in the pole vault with a fifth-place finish.
- Freshman Molly Botts and sophomore Lysah Russell both scored points in the weight throw. Botts scored five points by placing fourth, while Russell's sixth-place finish resulted in three points.
- Rhode Island took sixth place in the Distance Medley Relay. The team of Alyssa Brehler, Gabrielle Curtis, Natalie Sopchak and Shelby Aardenwith posted a time of 12:02.99 to score three points. It was the seventh fastest time in the event in program history. Richmond won the event in 11:36.63.