Women's Track

 
Track & Field Teams Each Finish 9th At New England Championships

Kristen Bakanowski tied her season-high mark of 12-feet to finish second in the pole vault.

Kristen Bakanowski tied her season-high mark of 12-feet to finish second in the pole vault.

May 16, 2005

Complete Results

DURHAM, N.H. - Both the men's and women's track and field teams took ninth place this weekend as the University of Massachusetts competed at the New England Championships hosted by the University of New Hampshire. Seniors Henry Smith and Christina Huff and freshman Kristen Bakanowski led the Minutemen as each captured second-place finishes on the weekend.

Huff used her fastest time of the season in the 100-meter preliminaries to qualify for Saturday's finals. She clocked a 12.19 second sprint before taking second overall on Saturday with her time of 12.80 seconds.

Bakanowski tied her season-high mark in the pole vault as she cleared 12-feet even for the second time this season. Bakanowski was the Atlantic 10 Indoor Champion in the event and shares the UMass Indoor Pole Vault record.

The duo teamed up with Shannon Williams and Elisabeth Budd to post a fifth-place finish in the 4x100 meter relay with their time of 49.23 seconds.

In other top 10 performances for the women's team, Jennifer Iasiello took fifth in the hammer throw, Budd placed sixth in the 400-meter hurdles, Marissa Callahan placed sixth in the triple jump, Ashley Creel took seventh in the heptathlon, Katelyn O'Toole took seventh in the high jump, Troyanah Evans placed eighth in the long jump, Christina DeRosa took ninth in the 5,000 meters and Amanda Dahlberg finished ninth in the 10,000 meters.

 

 

The Minutewomen finished the meet with 34.50 points. Boston College won the meet with 117 points.

In men's action, Smith captured second place in the triple jump with his season-best mark of 47-feet, 4.25 inches.

Mike Carr and Tyler Gasper took third and fifth, respectively, in the javelin to score a combined 10 points for UMass.

After taking third in the 400 meter preliminaries, James Godinho was disqualified in the event finals after false starting.

Andy McCarron rounded out the team's top individual performers with a sixth-place finish in the 10,000 meters.

The Minuteman 4x800 meter relay team took third place picking up six points.

UMass finished the meet with 27 total points, just 2.5 points shy of eighth-place Boston College. Rhode Island won the meet with 126 total points.

Men - Team Rankings - 22 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) University of Rhode Island 126 2) Dartmouth College 119 3) Connecticut 92 4) University of New Hampshi 72 5) Sacred Heart University 47 6) Williams College 45 7) Southern Connecticut State 44 8) Boston College 29.50 9) UMASS - Amherst 27 10) Bates College 23

200m pre 14 212 Barksdale, Nathan Umass Amherst 22.15 4.1 3

400m pre 3 216 Godinho, James Umass Amherst 49.22Q 4

400 m finals -- 216 Godinho, James Umass Amherst FS

10000m 6 217 McCarron, Andy Umass Amherst 31:53.22 3

4x400m 16 Umass - Amherst 'A' 3:29.31 2

4x800m 3 Umass - Amherst 'A' 7:43.66 6

Long Jump 11 219 Swart, Derek Umass Amherst 6.42m 3.7 21-00.75 2.95

Triple Jump 2 218 Smith, Henry Umass Amherst 14.43m 1.8 47-04.25 8

Shot Put 11 213 Caliccho, Sean Umass Amherst 14.72m 48-03.50

Javelin 3 214 Carr, Mike Umass Amherst 190-05 58.03m 6 5 215 Gasper, Tyler Umass Amherst 182-07 55.65m 4

Women - Team Rankings - 22 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Boston College 117 2) University of Massachuset 83 3) University of New Hampshir 67 3) Boston University 67 5) Dartmouth College 51.50 6) University of Rhode Islan 49 7) Williams College 46 8) Southern Connecticut Stat 38 9) UMASS - Amherst 34.50 10) Bates College 34

100m pre 3 213 Huff, Christina Umass Amherst 12.19Q 3.0 3

100m finals 2 213 Huff, Christina Umass Amherst 12.80 -3.4 8

5000m 9 211 DeRosa, Christina Umass Amherst 17:56.08

10000m 9 210 Dahlberg, Amanda Umass Amherst 38:57.63

100m hurdles 13 208 Callahan, Marissa Umass Amherst 15.98 5.6 2

400m hurdles pre 7 207 Budd, Elisabeth Umass Amherst 1:05.43q 1

400m hurdles 6 207 Budd, Elisabeth Umass Amherst 1:05.09 3

4x100m pre 4 Umass - Amherst 'A' 48.83q 2

4x100m 5 Umass - Amherst 'A' 49.23 4

High Jump 7 215 O'Toole, Katelyn Umass Amherst 1.60m 5-03.00 1.5

Pole Vault 2 206 Bakanowski, Kriste Umass Amherst 3.66m 12-00.00 8

Long Jump 8 212 Evans, Troyanah Umass Amherst 5.31m 5.6 17-05.25 1

Triple Jump 6 208 Callahan, Marissa Umass Amherst 11.23m 2.7 36-10.25 3

Hammer Throw 5 214 Iasiello, Jennifer Umass Amherst 47.20m 154-10 4

Ashley Creel 7 209 Creel, Ashley Umass Amherst 4051 2

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