Women’s Track & Field Takes Seventh at NE10 Championship

THE BASICS:

- Event: NE10 Championship | 7th/14

- Location: Reggie Lewis Center – Boston, Mass.

The Lead: Assumption had three top-two finishes, including one NE10 Champion in taking seventh overall in the NE10 Championship, which matches the best finish at an indoor championship in program history.

HOW IT HAPPENED:

- The Hounds opened the meet with an impressive fourth place finish in the DMR. Led by a strong start from Nina Bourgeois (Rochester, Mass. / Old Rochester Regional), they finished in a time of 13:03. Madeleine Iassogna (Marietta, Ga. / Blessed Trinity Catholic), Alicia Polak (Lowell, Mass. / Lowell) and Sara Amato (North Attleboro, Mass. / Bishop Feehan).

- In the 60M hurdles, freshman Emily Roxo (Uxbridge, Mass. / Uxbridge) finished just out of the finals in ninth, but broke her own school record by .18 seconds to finish in 9.41 seconds.

- Junior Antonia Pagliuca (Peabody, Mass. / Peabody Veteran's Memorial) gave Assumption its first top-three finish of the day by placing second in the 5000M with her time of 17:34.48.

- Sophomore Greta Scott (Little Compton, R.I. / Portsmouth) earned some points by taking seventh in the 400M dash with her time of 59.82. 

- Mariah Trainor (Orlando, Fla. / Edgewater) took down her own school record in the 500M, while placing sixth in the event with a time of 1:19.86.

- Kialeigh Marston (Standish, Maine / Bonny Eagle) gave Assumption its only NE10 Champion with her dominant performance in the 1000M. The freshman broke the 12-year old record by nearly five seconds, finishing in a time of 2:58.65.

- Assumption earned a solid fourth place finish in the 4x800 relay, finishing just three seconds out of third with a time of 9:57.44. Meghan Slinksey (Fishkill, N.Y. / Our Lady of Lourdes) led off, followed by Amato, Polak and Marston.

- Abby Jones (Arlington, Mass. / Arlington) had an impressive meet, taking seventh in the long jump and setting a new school record with a distance of 17'11". In the high jump she was even better, taking second with a jump of 5' 3.75"

- Gianna Rousseau (North Attleboro, Mass. / Bishop Feehan) placed 11th in the pole vault but tied the school record height of 8'6.5".

UP NEXT:

- Those who qualified will compete next weekend in the NEICAAA Indoor Championships at the Reggie Lewis Center.

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