Leonard, Franz and Bolick Lead Camels at Terrier Classic

Leonard, Franz and Bolick Lead Camels at Terrier Classic
BOSTON, Mass.--(Photo of Kim Bolick shot by Kevin Morris) The Connecticut College women's track and field team competed in the Boston University Terrier Classic Friday night.

It was a productive night for Head Coach Ned Bishop's Camels.

In the 800 meter run, sophomore Caroline Leonard (Hingham, Mass.) and Bella Franz (Watermill, N.Y.) finished with respective times of 2:17.32 and 2:18.07 to qualify for the New England Division III, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and All-New England Championships. Both runners are now ranked on the national performance list with their finishes.

Junior Kim Bolick (Hopkinton, Mass.) has moved on to the national performance list in the one-mile run with her time of 5:08.95.  She qualified for the New England Division and ECAC Championships Friday.

In the 5000 meters, Kelsey McGinnis (Somerset, Mass.) had her ticked stamped for the ECAC and New England Division III Championships with a time of 18:37.21. Sophomore Ariana Beers (Fayetteville, N.Y.) posted a time of 18:54.19 in the 5000 to earn an invitation to the New England Division III Championship.

The Camel quartet consisting of Caroline Leonard, Bella Franz, Kim Bolick and Amanda Jacobsen (Stafford Springs, Conn.) posted a time of 4:10.25 in the fastest performance for the program in two years.

Bishop noted that some personal records were set in the Bay State. Anna Laurence (Newton, Mass.) posted a time of 11:00.00 in the 3000 while sophomore Nicole Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) posted a pr in the same event with a time of 11:21.82.

In the one-mile run, Ashley Curran (Franklin, Mass.) posted a personal record setting time of 5:24.61 for the Camels