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O'Brien Leads Women's Track and Field at Wildcat Invitational
DURHAM, N.H. – Jillian O'Brien won a pair of events to lead the University of Maine women's track and field team at the non-team scoring Wildcat Invitational on Saturday.
O'Brien won the 100 meters in an ECAC-qualifying time of 12.02, which ranks among the top-8 in school history. She also won the 200 in a top-8 school time of 25.44. O'Brien was followed in the 200 by Lauren Roush, who was third in a time of 26.55.
Roush also competed in the 400 where she won in a time of 59.38.
Corey Conner just missed breaking her own school record in the 1,500, winning in a time of 4:28.59, which qualifies for the ECAC Championships. She also ran the 800 and took third with a time of 2:14.06. Mary Scanlan was just behind Conner in fourth with a time of 2:16.32 while Rachel Wilkinson was fourth in the 1,500 with a time of 4:50.90.
The 4X100 relay team of Ashten Hackett, Fereshetian, Jessica McCarthy and Stakus won in a time of 48.60 while the 4X400 relay of Jennifer Lucy, Ariel McNett, Ashton Weiler and Scanlan took second in a time of 4:12.26.
Robyn McFetters had the second-best hammer throw in school history, winning the event with 172-04 while Francesca Lally was third in the javelin with a throw of 116-01.
Jesse Labreck, who is redshirting and competed unattached, won the 100 hurdles in a time of 14.18 and was second in the triple jump with 40-04.25. Assistant coach Viktoriya Rybalko won the triple jump with a leap of 44-06.25.
Maine continues action next weekend at Holy Cross.