Scartelli Earns All-America Honors, Colleran Surpasses Seed Mark as Track & Field Wraps Up NCAAs

Scartelli Earns All-America Honors, Colleran Surpasses Seed Mark as Track & Field Wraps Up NCAAs

BOSTON, Mass. – All-America performances and new personal bests were recorded Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center as the Amherst College men's and women's track & field team concluded competition at the 2019 NCAA Indoor Championships.

DAY TWO RESULTS

  • Taking to the track in the 3000m finals after advancing past the prelims yesterday with a 9:54.03 mark, senior Christina Scartelli cut seven seconds off her time to cross the finish line in 9:47.65 -a new personal best – and clinch All-America honors as the fourth place finisher.

HEPTATHLON

  • The No. 18 seed entering the Championships, Troy Colleran '22 smashed his pervious personal best in the 1000m run to outpace his seed mark and finish 12th overall with 4750 total points.
  • The first event of the day, Colleran clocked a 9.12 second mark in the 60m hurdles – his second best time of the season – to take 16th place.
  • Moving on to the pole vault, Colleran finished 14th overall with a height of 3.85m.
  • The final event of the heptathlon proved to be his best, as the Boise, Ind. native crushed his previous personal best in the 1000m run by more than seven seconds to record a time of 2:51.85 and finish seventh overall.