Waterville, ME - Husson women's outdoor track and field competed in the 2013 New England Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Colby College in Waterville over the weekend. MIT won the meet with Tufts finishing in second and Colby grabbing third. The Eagles did not earn points.
Five Husson athletes qualified for and competed in the meet. Diana Kruszewski (Auburn, ME) was the top finisher for the Eagles in the javelin throw, earning tenth overall. Taylor Zeigler-Miller (Bucksport, ME) and Sarah LaPlante (Wallingford, CT) also competed in the javelin throw.
Alecia Palmer (Presque Isle, ME) continued to improve her time in her first season competing in the 3000 Meter Steeplechase. She ran another PR in 12:09.43 and finished seventh in her section (19th overall).
Chrissy Larrabee (Brooks, ME) ran 4:52.16 in the 1500 Meter Run. She finished 8th in her section and 23rd overall.
Husson head coach Chris Wood said of the championship meet, "this was a good finish for our track events and a learning experience for our throwers. We were throwing against better competition than we are used to, and this will help us come back better prepared for the next two meets."
The qualifiers for the Eagles will next compete in the Open New England Championships at Stonehill College in Easton, MA from May 10-12.