Senatore Places 2nd in Discus Throw at Tufts Snowflake Classic for Camels

Senatore Places 2nd in Discus Throw at Tufts Snowflake Classic for Camels

MEDFORD, Mass.--The Connecticut College women's track and field team visited Tufts University Sunday to compete in the Snowflake Invitational in the Bay State.

The Camels placed sixth in the 25 team field with a score of 47 points. 

Koko Mensah (Orange, N.J.) threw the shot put 42 feet, five and a half inches to lead the Camels with a victory Sunday.  In the discus, Emily Senatore (Norwell, Mass.) covered a distance of 127 feet to place second for the Camels.  In the 400 meter run, Alicia Palmer (Bloomfield, Conn.) placed third for the Camels with a time of 1:00.64.

Aly Saperstein (Simsbury, Conn.) threw the javelin 124 feet, 10 inches to place fourth for the Camels. Mensah finished fifth in the discus (118 feet, seven inches). In the shot put, Lauren Kennedy (East Longmeadow, Mass.) placed fifth with a mark of 39 feet, one inch.
 
In the 4x100 meter relay, Leila Alfaro (Charleston, S.C.), Palmer, Kaitlin Thomas (Orange, Conn.) and Amanda Jacobsen (Stafford Springs, Conn.) posted a time of 53.19 seconds to place sixth for the Camels. Anna Guay (Watertown, Conn.) took sixth place in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 13:02.47.
 
Julianna Donovan (Needham, Mass.) placed seventh in the steeplechase (13:07.82) while Caroline Longacre (Cheshire, Conn.) finished eighth in 14:06.03. In the pole vault, Jacobsen took eighth place for the Camels with a mark of eight feet, eight and a quarter inches.
 
The Camels qualified for the New England Division III Championship in five different events: Alfaro qualified in the 100 meter hurdles (16.51 seconds) as did Palmer in the 400 meter dash. Mensah and Kennedy had their ticket stamped for the New England Division III Championship in the shot put.  Senatore and Mensah earned invitation in the discus throw while Saperstein qualified in the javelin.