Eagles Finish Sixth Overall at the Aloha Relays

Eagles Finish Sixth Overall at the Aloha Relays

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Freshman Joan Overman and junior Casey Modery combined to set two school records as the Husson University women's track and field team finished sixth among the eight teams competing at the Aloha Relays held Friday and Saturday at Bowdoin College.

Host Bowdoin edged Southern Maine for the top spot, 171-165.  Bates College was third with 125, Colby College was fourth with 90, Wellesley College was fifth with 57.50 and the Eagles rounded out the top six with 31.50 points.

Overman was fifth in the long with a school record jump of 5.00m, while Modery had a school record jump of 10.62m, placing her third in the triple jump. Overman and Modery met the qualifying standards for the New England Division III Championship meet.  

Bringing home runner-up finishes were junior Kerianne Downing in the high jump with a jump of 1.53m, and junior Erin Ellison in the hammer with a throw of 44.24m.

Other Eagles who finished in the top 15 were Overman in the 100 (13.39) and 200 (27.02) meter dashes, and triple jump (9.80m), freshman Jayda Cabrera in the 100 meter dash (13.64), freshman Adreona Daniels in the 400 meter dash (1:07.38), sophomore Lara Sarett in the 400 meter dash (1:10.02) and hurdles (1:22.91), senior Kathrine Medeiros in the 400 meter dash (1:24.08), freshman Jessica Dessert in the 100 meter hurdles (20.60) and pole vault (2.45m), Downing in the 100 meter hurdles (16.61), javelin (29.79m) and shot put (10.34m), sophomore Paige Rainford  in the 400 meter hurdles (1:14.12), high jump (1.23m), and pole vault (1.85m), senior Kateri Jeffrey in the 3000 meter steeplechase (13:41.28), Modery in the high jump (1.48m), junior Kelly Kashian in the high jump (1.48m), freshman Shea Curley in the high jump (1.23m), freshman Tamara Rodriguez in the high (1.23m) and triple (9.12m) jumps, junior Jaclyn MacDonald in the pole vault (2.75m), Ellison in the shot put (11.00m), sophomore Faith Burnett in the shot put (10.55m) and the hammer (32.20m), senior Emma Plouffe in the discus throw (23.71m), and freshman Libbie Hilliard in the discus throw (23.71m) and hammer (26.50m).

The quartet of Jeffery, sophomore Morgan Clifford, freshman Madison Cole and Medeiros combined to finish fifth in the 4x100 meter relay distance with a 1:01.90.

The group of Curley, Rainford, Rodriguez and Modery took eighth in the 4x100 meter relay posting a time of 56.52.

The Eagles will look to win their second straight North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championship when they make an appearance in the 2016 NAC Championship, hosted by Colby-Sawyer College on Sunday, May 1st.