Women's Track & Field Sees Success at David Hemery Valentine Invite

Women's Track & Field Sees Success at David Hemery Valentine Invite

BOSTON, Mass. – The Amherst College women's track & field team continued the indoor season Friday, competing in a talented field made up of 3,500 athletes representing more than 90 teams across all three NCAA divisions at the David Hemery Invitational hosted by Boston University.

Amherst returns to action tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 9 when they compete at the Gordon Kelly Invitational hosted by MIT. 

TRACK EVENTS

  • Running in the 200m dash, Julia Asin '19 crossed the finish line in 26.90 seconds to place 148th in the 223-harrier event, before clocking a time of 1:00.11 in the 400m dash to clinch 106th overall (of 172).
  • Grace Haase '21 posted a 2:22.45 mark in the 800m run to earn 109th place. Molly Carleton '19 ran a 2:23.97 in the event to take 122nd, while Isabel Balcezak '19 clinched 171st with a 2:32.58 mark.
  • In the 1000m run, Rachel Ruderman '21 registered a time of 3:06.81 (72nd), while Maggie Drew '22 logged a 3:13.14 mark (86th).
  • The 197-competitor one mile run saw Christina Scartelli '19 place 46th overall behind a time of 4:57.05, while Sarah Gayer '21 crossed the finish line in 5:13.29 to earn 113th. Paige Reddington '21 posted a 5:33.58 mark in the event followed by Maya Bhandari '20 (5:46.86).
  • In the 5000m run, Olivia Polischeck '21 recorded a time of 18:38.76 to finish 17 th overall.