Boston University Terrier Invitational Bolick Sets School Record in One-Mile Run for Camels

Boston University Terrier Invitational Bolick Sets School Record in One-Mile Run for Camels

BOSTON, Mass.--The Connecticut College women's track and field team visited Boston University to compete in the Terrier Classic Friday night. It was a successful night for the Camels in Beantown that included a record setting performance with numerous personal records being achieved along the way.

In the one-mile run, sophomore Kim Bolick (Hopkinton, Mass.) broke her own school record with a time of 5:09.12. Bolick had already qualified for the New England Division III and Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships. Senior Sarah Matthews (Westwood, Mass.) qualified for the two aforementioned championships in the 500 meter dash, posting a time of 1:19.44 for Connecticut College.

In the 5000 meter run, Ariana Beers (Fayetteville, N.Y.) logged a time of 18:21.66 to qualify for the ECAC Championship. She had already earned the invitation to the New England Division III Championship. Caroline Leonard (Hingham, Mass.) had her ticket stamped for the New England Division III Championship in the 800 meter run, registering a time of 2:27.85 for the Camels.

In the 4x400 meter relay, the Camel quartet consisting of Sarah Matthews, Kim Bolick, Caroline Leonard and Michelle Wesley (Millwood, N.Y.) posted a season best time of 4:17.90.

Connecticut College had seven more personal record setting performances Friday. 

In the 3000 meters Anna Laurence (Newton, Mass.), Emily Winter (Easton, Conn.) and Nicole Adam of Cheshire, Conn. all set personal records with respective finishes in 11:20.23, 11:29.33 and 11:30.38.  Senior Maura Hallisey (Wethersfield, Conn.), Sarah Huckins (Henniker, N.H.) and Marissa Shields (Norwalk, Conn.) achieved prs with times of 5:43.28, 5:43.35 and 5:52.67 in the one-mile run. In the 800 meter run, Ali Cookson (Beverly, Mass.) tacked on another Camel personal record with a time of 2:42.26.