Trinity Women's Outdoor Track And Field Finishes Seventh In NESCAC Championship Meet

Devan Walsh '20 finished third in the javelin throw
Devan Walsh '20 finished third in the javelin throw

Hartford, Conn. - Sophomore Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) won the shot put by eight inches with a distance of 42'08.75" to lead the Trinity College Bantams to seventh place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Jessee/Miller Field this afternoon.  Trinity totaled 61 points, just one shy of Bowdoin in sixth and two behind Connecticut College in fifth, while Williams College won the team title with 200 points.  Three other Bantam individuals and one relay will collect all-league honors with Kabari when they are annouced next week due to top-three performances.  Trinity's seventh-place finish was its best since taking fifth in 2008.

In the 4x100-meter relay race, Trinity junior Morgan Hallow (Charlotte, N.C.), sophomores Katie Lazur (East Hanover, N.J.) and Katie Marlow-Benedick (Weston, Mass.), and first-year Emma Buckley (Hanover, Mass.) posted a second-place time of 48.09.  Hallow also finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 57.66 and in a virtual tie for second place but .004 slower than the second-place runner.  Bantam sophomore Devan Walsh (Danvers, Mass.) was third in the javelin throw with a distance of 127'05", just two inches out of second place, and first-year Samantha March (Glastonbury, Conn.) placed third in the triple jump, just a quarter-inch behind second place, with a distance of 36'02.00".  

Trinity junior Caroline Sullivan (South Hadley, Mass.) and first-year Isabelle Bruno (Winchester, Mass.) finishes one place out of All-NESCAC honors, as Sullivan came in fourth in the 10,000-meter run with a time of 38:47.58 and Bruno was fourth in the high jump at 5'00.50".  Kabari added a fifth-place heave of 117'11" in the discus throw, while Hallow was also sixth in the 100-meter dash at 12.62, and Marlow-Benedick was also seventh in the 200-meter dash at 25.41 for the Bantams.  Other impressive performances for the Bantams included a seventh-place finish by junior Anna Barnes (Storrs, Conn.) in the 1,500 meters, and a sixth-place toss in the discus throw and an eighth-place toss in the hammer throw by sophomore Larisa Bogomolov (Lynn, Mass.).