Women’s Track & Field Camels Post Season Best Time in 4x800 Meter Relay at ECAC Championship

Women’s Track & Field Camels Post Season Best Time in 4x800 Meter Relay at ECAC Championship

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.--The Connecticut College quartet comprised of senior Sarah Matthews (Westwood, Mass.), Michelle Wesley (Millwood, N.Y.), Caroline Leonard (Hingham, Mass.) and Merry Byrne (Brookside, N.J.) posted a season best time of 9:46.99 in the 4x800 meter relay event at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championship hosted by Springfield College Friday.

"For the three seniors, it was our last race and a nice way to end our careers," Matthews said. "We ran well and it was a beautiful day to be outside." 

Sophomore Sam Pevear (Somersworth, N.H.) threw the discus 119 feet, nine inches en route to her 14th place finish for the Camels. In the 5000 meter run, Arianna Beers (Fayetteville, N.Y.) posted a time of 18:45.71 in a 21st place finish for Connecticut College.