Eagles Perform Well at the Colby Invitational

Eagles Perform Well at the Colby Invitational

WATERVILLE, Maine – Husson University women's track and field team competed in the Colby College Invitational on Saturday. The meet was a non-scoring event.

Jayda Cabrera broke two of the Eagles' individual records as the freshman standout produced new marks in the 100 meter dash (13.02) and the 200 meter dash (26.61). She finished second in the 100 and third in the 200.

Kerianne Downing qualified for DIII New England's in the heptathlon. She finished third in the javelin with a throw of 29.67 meters, seventh in the long jump with a jump of 4.41 meters, ran a 17.23 in the 100 meter hurdles good enough for fourth and a 2:40.24 in the 800 meter run giving her fifth place in the event.

Other Eagles who finished in the top five were Faith Burnett in the hammer throw (35.06m) and shot put (9.75m), Jaclyn MacDonald (2.60m) and Jessica Dessert (2.45m) in the pole vault, Kelly Kashian in the high jump (1.47m), Tamara Rodriguez in the triple jump (9.33m), Joan Overman in the 100 meter dash (13.30), Morgan Clifford in the 3000 meter steeplechase (13:56.00) and Paige Rainford in the 400 meter hurdles (1:17.55).

The Eagles 4x400 meter relay took fifth with a time of 5:20.00.

The Eagles will return to the track next weekend at the Aloha Relays & Heptathlon, hosted by Bowdoin College.