Women's Track

 
Minutewomen Compete In First Half Of Two-Day Meet

Sophomore Karen Roa helped the distance medley relay team to a school record at the Giegengack Invitational.

Sophomore Karen Roa helped the distance medley relay team to a school record at the Giegengack Invitational.

Feb. 6, 2010

 

Final Stats

 

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.

Senior Holly Heinricher took fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.65. Junior Stephanie Aguguo posted her best mark of the season in the long jump (17-08.25) and finished sixth overall.

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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    Event Calendar

    Thursday, Apr 17
    at Holy Cross Heptathlon 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 19
    at Holy Cross Invitational 11:00 AM
    Saturday, Apr 26
    at UNH Pre-Conference Meet 11:30 AM
    Saturday, May 3
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship 9:00 AM
    Friday, May 9
    at New England Championship 12:00 PM
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