Recap | Results
Black Bears Fall to Wildcats
Durham, N.H. – The University of Maine women's track and field team fell to the University of New Hampshire by a score of 109 to 80 in the opening meet of the 2012-13 indoor season. Corey Conner (Townsend, Massachusetts) Mary Scanlan (Pembroke, Massachusetts) and Jaclyn Masters (Auburn, Maine) each won events to lead the Black Bears in day two of the two-day competition.
Masters placed second in the 55 meter dash with a top-10 school record time of 7.43 and also place first in the pole vault with a top-10 school record vault of 10-06.00. Jessica McCarthy (Burlington, Massachusetts) placed fourth in the 55 meter dash with a top-10 record time of 7.52 and placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 15-10.25.
Angelica Nelligan-Smith (Glenburn, Maine) placed second, Marie Dufresne-Dixon (Auburn, Maine) placed third and Kathryn Porter (Bangor, Maine) placed fourth in the pole vault with top-10 school record vaults. Nelligan-Smith with a vault of 10-06.00, Dufresne-Dixon with a vault of 10-06.00, and Porter with a vault of 9-11.75.
Conner placed first in the 3000 meter run with a top-10 school record time of 9:33.53, Scanlan placed first in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:18.24, Ashton Weiler (Rockaway, New Jersey) placed third in the 1000 meter run with a time of 3:09.31, and Rachel Wilkinson took third in the one mile run in a time of 5:20.05.
Helen Manning placed second in the high jump with a leap of 4-11.75, Ashten Hackett (Auburn, Maine) took first in the triple jump with a mark of 34-00.75, and Allison Fereshetian (Turner, Maine) placed second in the long jump with a score of 16-09.75.
Robyn McFetters (Barrington, Rhode Island) placed second in the weight throw with a top-10 school record distance of 52-09.50 and Catherine Fellows (Cumberland, Maine) placed sixth in the shot put with a mark of 31-07.25.
In day one, the women one the Pentathlon event with Fereshetian placing first with 3325 points, which is good enough for a top-10 record for the University of Maine and McCarthy taking runner-up honors to Fereshetian with 3095 points in the Pentathlon, which is also good enough for a top-10 record for Maine.
The women's track and field team will return to competition on January 18 and 19 as they travel to Bates College for a two-day meet. Multi-events competition is slated to get underway at 5:00 PM and Friday with running and field events beginning at 12:00 PM on Saturday.