Trinity Women's Track and Field Places Ninth at NESCAC Championships

Katie Tonyai '17 claimed All-NESCAC honors for the second straight year
Katie Tonyai '17 claimed All-NESCAC honors for the second straight year

Amherst, Mass. - Senior tri-captain Lily Talesnick (Denver, Colo.) finished second in the shot put and third in both the discus and hammer throw, respectively, to earn All-Conference honors in all three events today at the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) women's track and field outdoor championships at Amherst College. It is the second year in a row that Talesnick collects multiple All-NESCAC awards in field events at the conference championships. The senior earned a total of 20 points towards the Trinity total as the Bantams took ninth place with 33 team points. 

Junior Katie Tonyai (Jaffrey, N.H.) joined Talesnick on the All-NESCAC squad thanks to her third place finish in the 100-meter dash, finishing just .04 seconds behind the second place runner from Bates. This is also Tonyai's second straight season on the outdoor All-Conference team. She added a 4th place in the 200-meter dash to earn 11 team points on the day. Senior tri-captain Abigail Barrett (Hingham, Mass.) turned in a seventh place finish in the 1,000-meter run to add two points for the Bantams. 

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