Griffin, Rauls, Gayer Sweep the Competition at the Maine State Open

Griffin, Rauls, Gayer Sweep the Competition at the Maine State Open

PORTLAND, Maine – Sending three student-athletes to compete in the Maine State Open, the Amherst College women's track & field team impressed in two events at the USM Field House on the campus of Southern Maine University.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, March 3 when they travel to Tufts University for the Last Chance Qualifier.

TRACK EVENTS

  • Sweeping the top-two spots in the 800 meter run, Danielle Griffin '18 logged a time of 2:15.40 to take the gold, while Leonie Rauls '18 finished just behind to earn silver with a 2:15.91 mark.
  • In the one mile run, first-year Sarah Gayer impressed, crossing the finish line in 5:19.80 to place first overall.