Trinity Women's Outdoor Track And Field Snares Seventh At NESCAC Championship Meet

Abbey Allardi '19 came in eighth in the triple jump
Abbey Allardi '19 came in eighth in the triple jump

Brunswick, Maine - First-year Katie Marlow-Benedick (Weston, Mass.) was third in both the 100- and 200-meter dash and rookie Peace Kabari (Manchester, N.H.) added a second-place heave of 40'07" in the shot put to lead the Trinity College Bantams to a seventh place in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championship Meet this afternoon at Bowdoin College.  Trinity totaled 44 points to finish seven points better than eighth-place Connecticut College and 21 behind sixth-place Tufts, which is the best Bantam finish since before the conference office was created in 2001.  Williams won the event with 239.83 points.

Marlow-Benedick finished the 100-meter dash in 12.37, .14 seconds off the first-place pace and .04 seconds out of second.  She finished the 200-meter dash in 25.27, and Kabari's throw edged the third-place shot-putter by three-quarters of an inch.  The Bantam 4x100-meter relay, consisting of Marlow-Benedick, senior captain Katie Tonyai (Jaffrey, N.H.), sophomore Morgan Hallow (Charlotte, N.C.), and first-year Katie Lazur (East Hanover, N.J.), was also second with a time of 48.60.  All five Bantams will earn All-NESCAC recognition for their fine performances.  

Tonyai was also fifth in the 100-meter dash, missing out on fourth by .004 seconds with a time of 12.64, and eighth in the 200 meters at 25.83, while Trinity sophomore Anna Barnes (Storrs, Conn.) added a fifth-place time of 4:39.95, and classmate Caroline Sullivan (South Hadley, Mass.) was eighth in the 5,000 meters at 17:59.60.  Bantam sophomore Abbey Allardi (Reading, Mass.) was eighth in the triple jump at 34'02.00", and rookie Devan Walsh (Danvers, Mass.) was fourth in the javelin throw at 129'04".