Women's Track & Field Finishes Fourth at the Tufts Sunshine Classic

Women's Track & Field Finishes Fourth at the Tufts Sunshine Classic

MEDFORD, MA – The Amherst College women's outdoor track & field finished fourth of seven in the Tufts Sunshine Classic this afternoon at Tufts University.

THE BASICS

  1. Tufts (260 points)
  2. WPI (119 points)
  3. UMass Boston (98 points)
  4. Amherst (76 points)
  5. Jumbo Alumni (54 points)
  6. Wheaton (Mass.) (23 points)
  7. Mass. Mantime ( 16 points)

TRACK HIGHLIGHTS

  • In the 200 meter dash, Abbey Asare-Bediako '18 sprinted to a fifth place finish with a time of 13.42, while Louise Atadja '16 finished sixth with a time of 13.61.
  • Victoria Hensley '16 claimed first place in the 400 meter dash with a mark of 59.15 to record ten points for Amherst, while Danielle Griffin '18 finished in 1:01.17 to claim two points for the Purple & White.
  • Leonie Rauls '18 ran to a second place finish in the 800 meter run in 2:18.83, while Kaeli Mathias '18 finished seventh overall (2:29.05) and Adele Loomis '18 finished eighth with a time of 2:29.05.
  • Keelin Moehl claimed six points with a third place finish in the 1500 meter run in a time of 4:52.43, while Lela Walter took sixth with a mark of 4:59.99 with two points.

FIELD HIGHLIGHTS

  • Becki Golia '18 jumped to a first place finish in the high jump with ten points and a mark of 1.59m. 
  • In the long jump, Atadja took fifth with a mark of 4.82m.
  • Asare-Bediako jumped 11.18m in the triple jump that was good for a first place finish while Emily Flaherty '19 finished third with 10.40m.

UP NEXT

  • Amherst will compete in the NESCAC Championships next at Amherst College Saturday, April 30.