Minutewomen Compete In First Half Of Two-Day Meet
Feb. 6, 2010
AMHERST, Mass. - The UMass women's track and field team competed in the first half of a two-meet at the Giegengack Invitational Friday evening. The Minutewomen were able to post some strong performances from multiple athletes at the Connecticut meet, including setting a school record in the distance medley relay.
The UMass "A" distance medley relay team of Karen Roa, Michelle Jenssen, Gina Perno, and Courtney Baldwin posted a school-record time of 11:49.37 and finished second in the event. The relay team improved upon the its ECAC qualifying time of 12:06.76 from last week's Reebok Boston Indoor Games. The previous record of 11:53.54 had stood since 1997.
Rounding out the scorers for day one of the Giegengack Invite was Lisa Wilson who continued her success in the weight throw by taking third place with a throw of 54-01.75.
The Giegengack Invitational will finish up today when the final half of the meet kicks off at 11:00 a.m. The Minutewomen built a solid foundation during day one and will hopefully be able to keep the success going.
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