Winter & Saperstein Lead Camels to Sixth Place Finish at Coast Guard Invitational

Winter & Saperstein Lead Camels to Sixth Place Finish at Coast Guard Invitational

NEW LONDON, Conn.—Connecticut College senior Emily Winter (Easton, Conn.) posted a time of 11:51.13 en route to her second place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Coast Guard Invitational Saturday. Winter qualified for the New England Small College Athletic Conference as well as the New England Division III Championship with her performance.

The Camels scored 65 points to place sixth in the 12 team field.

Junior Anna Guay (Watertown, Conn.) placed fourth in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 12:19.05, qualifying for the two aforementioned championships with her mark. In the same event, Mimi Crawford (Allentown, N.J.) earned her spot in the upcoming NESCAC Championship with a qualifying time of 13:20.32.

Sophomore Aly Saperstein (pictured, Simsbury, Conn.) threw the javelin 117 feet even in another second place scoring for the Camels.

Connecticut College place third in three events today. Sophomore Grace Sheeran (Medina, Wash.) posted a time of 18:51.78 in the 5000 meter run to qualify for the NESCAC Championship. Olivia Vener (Marblehead, Mass.) covered a distance of 15 feet, seven and three quarters of an inch in the long jump to earn her invitation to the conference championship. In the discus throw, Emily Senatore (Norwell, Mass.) followed up on record setting performance at Wesleyan last week with a throw of 120 feet, two inches for the Camels.  In the hammer throw, Senatore covered a distance of 114 feet, six inches for Connecticut College.

Junior Lauren Kennedy (East Longmeadow, Mass.) threw the shot put 34 feet, seven inches in a fourth place scoring for the Camels today.

The Camels placed fifth in two events today. Junior Ashley Curran (Franklin, Mass.) posted a time of 4:49.08 in the 1500 meter run to qualify for the NESCAC and the New England Division III Championship. In the 5000 meter run, sophomore Micaela Nee (Hanover, Mass.) qualified for the NESCAC Championship with a time of 19:10.86. 

Other NESAC qualifiers in the 5000 included Anna Laurence (Newton, Mass.), who place seventh with a time of 19:17.62 along with senior Nicole Adam (Cheshire, Conn.) who posted a time of 19:25.19 and classmate Katie Dubois (Scarborough, Maine) who finished the race in 19:43.22 for the Camels.

The Camels placed sixth in three events today. Ivana Lamptey (Leicester, Mass.) qualified for the NESCAC Championship in the 200 meter dash, crossing the finish line in 28.44 seconds. In the 400 meter hurdles, Vener posted a time of 1:14.20 to earn her invitation to the upcoming NESCAC Championship. In the 4x100 meter relay, Tori Kenyon (Plymouth, Mass.), Kenzie McFarland (Monroe, Conn.), Kaitlin Thomas (Orange, Conn.) and Lamptey posted a time of 53.83 seconds for Connecticut College.

Thomas covered a distance of 30 feet and one quarter of an inch to place seventh in the triple jump. Kenyon completed the 100 meter dash in 13.50 seconds to qualify for the NESCAC Championship. Shannon Kennedy (East Longmeadow, Mass.) had her ticket punched for the upcoming NESCAC Championship in the high jump with a mark of four feet, eight and one quarter of an inch.