Higgins, Griffin Hound standouts in Worcester trackMarch 27, 2010
WORCESTER, Mass. --- Sophomore KYLE HIGGINS (Braintree, MA/Braintree) turned in his second-best career time in the steeplechase to finish second to highlight Assumption College men's individual results in the Worcester City Outdoor Track Championships Saturday at WPI.
On the women side, freshmen CATHERINE GRIFFIN (Columbia, CT/East Catholic) finished third in the 5,000-meter event with a career best 21:07.55 time and MOLLY KESSLER (Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton) was fourth in the 1,500-meters with a career-best 5:02.31 time.
The Greyhounds finished sixth among nine teams on the men's side, while the women were eighth among 11 teams.
MEN'S HIGHLIGHTS: sophomore PATRICK ERBAN (Attleboro, MA/LaSalle Academy) turned in a second-best career time in the steeplechase (11:19.90) . . . senior CORRY FARRAND (Westford, MA/Westford Academy) turned in a second-best throw to take sixth in the javelin (140-01) . . . senior BERNARD SCOTT (Saint Petersburg, FL/Admiral Farragut), the Hounds premier indoor sprinter, was third in the 100-meters (11.19) . . . and senior CHRIS O'DAY (Braintree, MA/Braintree) turned in a 2:01.89 to finish eighth in the 800 meters.
WOMEN'S HIGHLIGHTS: freshman CAITLIN PAULIN (Agawam, MA/Agawam) was seventh in high jump (4-07) and 11th in the 400-meter hurdles in a career best 19.72 time . . . freshman LILY JORGE (Warwick, RI/Pilgrim) had a career-best fifth in the 100-meter hurdles (17.26) and a career-best ninth in the 400-meter hurdles (1:16.21) . . .
MEN'S TEAM SCORES: 1, WPI (203); 2, Fitchburg State (143); 3, Southern Maine (139); 4, Stonehill (105); 5, Worcester State (86); 6, Assumption (24); 7, Babson (20); 7, Gordon (20); 9, Salem State (10); 9, Clark (10)
MEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
Bradley CARD (FR, Worcester, MA/Saint Peter-Marian): 13, 110-meter hurdles (19.48) (CAREER BEST)
John CONLEY (FR, Andover, MA/Andover): 23, 800-meters (2:14.79)(CAREER BEST)
Kevin DABREIO (SR, Billerica, MA/Billerica): 17, discus (29.26m/96-00); 9, shot put (11.95m/39-02.50)
Brendan DANAHER (SR, West Hartford, CT/N.W. Catholic): 25, 1,500-meters (4:36.56)
Patrick ERBAN (SO, Attleboro, MA/LaSalle Academy): 9, steeplechase (11:19.90)
Corry FARRAND (SR, Westford, MA/Westford Academy): 6, javelin (38.28m/158-05) (SECOND BEST)
Conor GALLAGHER (SR, Chicago, IL/St. Ignatius Prep): 25, 400-meters (57.92)(CAREER BEST)
Kyle HIGGINS (SO, Braintree, MA/Braintree): 2, 3,000-meter steeplechase (10:24) (SECOND BEST)
Geof MOCK (SO, Sicklerville, NJ/Timber Creek): 3, 400-meters (50.74)(CAREER BEST)
Chris O'DAY (SR, Braintree, MA/Braintree): 8, 800-meters (2:01.89)
Dana OERTEL (SR, New Haven, CT/Notre Dame): 12, javelin (42.70m/140-01)
Nick SAINT JEAN (SO, East Killingly, CT/Killingly): 19, 100-meters (12.40)
Bernard SCOTT (SR, St. Petersburg, FL/Admiral Farragut): 3, 100-meters (11.19)(CAREER BEST)
Chris TRAJKOVSKI (SO, Wilbraham, MA/Minnechaug): 27, 800-meters (2:20.96)(CAREER BEST)
WOMEN'S TEAM SCORES: 1, WPI (216.5); 2, Worcester State (147); 3, Stonehill (140.5); 4, Fitchburg State (70); 5, Babson (31); 6, Gordon (30); 6, Northern Essex (30); 8, Assumption (17); 9, Salem State (13); 10, Nichols (8); 11, Clark (4)
WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
Emily CARR (SO, Drexel Hill, PA/Archbishop Prendergast): 11, shot put (9.44m/30-11.75); 16, discus (19.78m/64-11) (CAREER BEST)
Kirsten CHIRICHETTI (SO, Billerica, MA/Billerica): 11, 200-meters (29.75)
Shauna DI CECCA (SR, Chelmsford, MA/Chelmsford): 14, shot put (894m/29.04.00); 10, discus (24.85m/81-06)
Catherine GRIFFIN (FR, Columbia, CT/East Catholic): 3, 5,000-meters (21:07.55)(CAREER BEST)
Jenna HUBACZ (SR, North Brookfield, MA/North Brookfield): 20, 100-meters (15.79)
Lily JORGE (FR, Warwick, RI/Pilgrim): 5, 100-meter hurdles (17.26)(CAREER BEST); 9, 400-meter hurdles (1:14.66)(CAREER BEST)
Molly KESSLER (FR, Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton): 4, 1,500-meters (5:02.31)(CAREER BEST)
Alicia KING (SR, Stoughton, MA/Stoughton) : 16, 100-meters (14.71)
Jenna MURPHY (SO, Auburn, MA/Auburn): 22, shot put (7.46m/24-05.75); 13, discus (22.50m/73-10)(CAREER BEST)
Caitlin PAULIN (FR, Agawam, MA/Agawam): 7, high jump (1.40m/4-07.00); 11, 400-meters (1:16.21)(CAREER BEST)
Jackie PROCKNIK (FR, Lakeville, MA/Apponequet): 13, long jump (3.56m/11-08.25); 12, 100-meter hurdles (19.72)(CAREER BEST); 18, 100-meters (15.20) (CAREER BEST)
Erynn SWEENEY (SO, Braintree, MA/Braintree): 14, 1,500-meters (5:37.89)
Katie WIRZBICKI (SO, Gardner, MA/Gardner): 18, 800-meters (2:50.18)