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Women's Track and Field Boasts Several Standout Performers at NESCAC Championships

Women's Track and Field Boasts Several Standout Performers at NESCAC Championships

Hartford, Conn. - The Trinity College women's track and field teams boasted a handful of scorers and two all-conference performances at the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Middlebury College. The Bantams finished with 37.50 points to claim tenth place out of 11 schools, just one full point behind ninth place Wesleyan. Williams won the team title with 165 points. 

Sophomore Emma Buckley (Hanover, Mass.) finished sixth in the 100-meter dash with a finals time of 12.43 seconds, just .40 seconds off the top-finisher.  Buckley also finished sixth in the 200-meter dash to collect an additional three points for Trinity. Senior captain Anna Barnes (Storrs, Conn.) brought home seventh in the 800-meter run, turning in a 2:18.06 finals time for a pair of team points. Senior captain Caroline Sullivan (South Hadley, Mass.) went eighth in the 1K-meter run, good for a point towards the team total, while junior Nina Bourgeois (Rochester, Mass.) finished top-four in the steeplechase with a five-point, fourth-place effort. 

Trinity's 4x100-meter relay squad, consisting of juniors Katie Lazur (East Hanover, N.J.), Hannah Neufeld (Burlington, Mass.), Buckley and classmate Mia Conte (Worcester, Mass.), finished seventh. First-year Marina Flandrick (Boulder, Colo.) boasted a fifth-place performance in the pole vault in her first conference championship performance. Junior Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) finished second in the shot put, as did classmate Devan Walsh (Danvers, Mass.) in the javelin, earning them both All-NESCAC honors in the respective events. Junior Larisa Bogomolov (Lynn, Mass.) added a point each in both the hammer throw and the discus.