Franz is Ranked Seventh Nationally in the 1500 for Connecticut College

Franz is Ranked Seventh Nationally in the 1500 for Connecticut College

PRINCETON, N.J.—Connecticut College senior Bella Franz (Water Mill, N.Y.) catapulted all the way up to seventh place on the national performance with a time of 4:34.01 in the 1500 meter run at the Larry Ellis Invitational hosted by Princeton University this weekend.  

A little closer to home at Trinity College, first year thrower Koko Mensah (Orange, Conn.) continued to build on her terrific rookie campaign for the Camels. Mensah won the shot put with a throw of 41 feet, eight inches in the Capital City today. She placed third in the discus throw with a mark of 124 feet, eight inches. 

Sophomore Emily Senatore (Norwell, Mass.) placed second in the discus for the Camels with a throw of 126 feet, four inches and added a fifth place finish in the hammer with a mark of 125 feet, eight inches for Connecticut College. In the 100 meter hurdles, Leila Alfaro (Charleston, S.C.) placed second with a time of 16 seconds flat.

Senior Amanda Jacobsen (Stafford Springs, Conn.) took third in the pole vault with a mark of nine feet, one quarter of an inch. In the javelin throw, Aly Saperstein (Simsbury, Conn.) placed fourth with a mark of 123 feet even for the Camels. The 4x100 meter relay team comprised of Alfaro, Alicia Palmer (Bloomfield, Conn.), Kaitlin Thomas (Orange, Conn.) and Ivana Lamptey (Leicester, Mass.) placed fourth with a time of 52.51 seconds. 

In the 3000 meter steeplechase, senior Anna Guay (Watertown, Conn.) qualified for the New England Division III Championship with a time of 12:14.59, placing seventh for the Camels today. Connecticut College had one new NESCAC qualifier at Trinity today.  Sophomore Chloe Mayhew (Barrington, R.I.) posted a time of 1:15.51 in the 400 meter hurdles for the Camels.