Women’s Track and Field Wins Up North


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T.J. Hummel, Sports Editor

Both men’s and women’s track and field were in action this past weekend as they traveled up north for the Vermont Quad Meet. The women’s team won the event and the men’s team placed third. The meet consisted of in-conference rival Vermont and in-state rival Central Connecticut.

On the women’s side, the team won the meet, totaling 67 points to beat CCSU and Vermont. The Hawks finished with 16 top-three honorees, including three first-place finishers. Senior Elizabeth Lodge had a dominating meet, winning the high jump by clearing a height of 1.75m to set a new school record. She also won the long jump, jumping into the sand at 5.45m. Lodge also finished second place in the 110m hurdles.

Caroline Hadley took home the gold in the hammer throw with a throw of 40.07m, while also taking home third place in the shot put. The 4x100m relay team of Brianna Harris, Abby Myers, Nia Mills, and Emily Parchinski set a time of 49.34 to win the event. Graduate students Samantha Moroavsky and Sarah LeClair finished first and second in the javelin, hitting a distance of 44.95m and 33.18m, respectively.

On the men’s side, the team finished in third place tallying 40 points. The team finished with three gold medal performances and eight top-three honors. Graduate student Terrel Davis continued his dominant 2021 campaign by winning the long jump with a mark of 7.25m. Sophomore Anthony Clevet kept his hot streak going as he won the high jump with a height 1.90m while also finishing second in the 110m hurdles. Juniors Dylan Murad and Dalton Burnham continued the Hawks’ success in the field events, placing second in the long jump and pole vault respectively. Lastly, on the track, Junior Kaylan Depas took home th egold medal in 200m, finishing with a time of 22.20.

The Men’s and Women’s Track and Field team will be back in action on Friday, April 16, as they travel up to Umass Amherst.