Women's Track & Field Impresses at Silfen Invitational

Women's Track & Field Impresses at Silfen Invitational

NEW LONDON, Conn. – The Amherst College women's track & field team closed out competition with 61 points to take fifth overall at the 19-team Silfen Invitational hosted by Connecticut College.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday, April 21 when they travel to Tufts University for the Sunshine Classic beginning at 10 a.m.

TRACK EVENTS

  • Seniors Danielle Griffin and Leonie Rauls led the Mammoths in the 800 meter run, notching third (2:17.48) and fourth (2:17.96), respectively.
  • In the 1500 meter run, Rauls took eighth overall (4:46.85), while Christina Scartelli '19 placed 14th overall behind a 4:48.57 mark.
  • Earning gold for Amherst in the 10,000 meter run, Haley Greene '21 impressed with a time of 38:58.54.
  • Recording second overall in the 3000 meter steeplechase, Kristin Ratliff '20 ran to an 11:21.62 mark.
  • Ella Rossa '21 took fifth overall in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 16.45 seconds, while Lauren Lamb '21 placed ninth (16.91 seconds).
  • Racing in the 400 meter dash, Sophia Friedman '21 placed second behind a 59.18 second mark. Jordan Rhodeman '21 and Julia Asin '19 were next across the finish line for Amherst, with Rhodeman taking 11th (1:02.19) and Asin placing 12th (1:02.32).
  • Pacing the Mammoths in the 100 meter dash, Sarah Tam '21 earned 24th overall (13.45 seconds), while Isabel Park '20 placed 25th (13.46 seconds).

FIELD EVENTS

  • With a distance of 4.92 meters, Rossa logged fourth overall in the long jump.
  • Yrenly Yuan led Amherst in the triple jump, taking seventh with a distance of 10.19 meters.
  • In the javelin, Caroline Ferguson-Dryden '20 tossed a throw of 30.84 meters to clinch eighth overall.
  • Kaitlyn Siegel '20 placed fifth in the high jump with a 1.59 meter mark, while Becki Golia '18 secured eighth place (J1.59 meters).