BRUNSWICK, Maine – Junior Emily Senatore (Norwell, Mass.) broke the school record in the weight throw as the Connecticut College women's indoor track & field program placed fourth among seven scoring teams at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
WPI won the meet crown with 178 points, edged runner-up Bowdoin (158) by 20 points. Wheaton (84.50), Connecticut College (64), Rhode Island College (51), Husson (39.50) and St. Joseph's (9) completed the field.
Senatore placed third among 20 competitors in the weight throw with a launch that traveled 44-feet, 11-inches, bettering the previous program standard of 44-0.65 established by Sam Pevear in 2014. Senior Aly Saperstein (Simsbury, Conn.) also had a strong performance by recording a personal-best mark of 39-0.25 in the same event, and junior Catherine Rockett (Needham, Mass.) registered the top mark of her career in the shot put with toss that traveled 32-2.25.
On the track, junior Eva Brydson (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) headlined a group of five Camels who registered a personal best by placing second in the 5,000-meter run in 19:27.64. Senior Diana Boyer (Northbrook, Ill.) notched a personal-best time of 2:44.62 in the 800, while freshman Meredith Cronin (Foxboro, Mass.), junior Caroline Longacre (Cheshire, Conn.) as well as sophomore Megan Feragne (Pomfret Center, Conn.) accomplished the same individual feat in the 3,000 with marks of 10:52.80, 12:31.80 and 13:52.56, respectively.
Connecticut College will next compete at the Wheaton Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20.
1. WPI 178; 2. Bowdoin 158; 3. Wheaton 84.50; 4. Connecticut College 64; 5. Rhode Island College 51; 6. Husson 39.50; 7. St. Joseph's 9.