Boston, MA - In its inaugural season, the Husson women's indoor track and field team competed in its first meet at UMass Boston's Reggie Lewis Center on Saturday. The meet was nonscoring.
Junior Kristen Lawrence (Manchester, NH) ran an 8.61 in the 60 meter dash to place 18th in the field of 48. She also finished 34th of 65 runners in the 200 meter dash. Katie Plourde (Caribou, ME) ran a 1:06.27 to finish 11th in the 400 meter dash. Plourde also made finals in the triple jump (9.40 meters) and finished 6th.
Paige McNaughton (Randolph, ME) finished 10th in the women's weight throw with a 9.35 meter throw. Tierra Cooke (Washington, DC) finished 12th in the event, throwing 9.32 meters. In the shot put, Sarah LaPlante (Wallingford, CT) advanced to finals and finished seventh overall with a 10.04 meter throw.
The team will be back in action in 2013 at the University of Southern Maine on January 5.