SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – February 2, 2008 -- The Springfield College women's indoor track and field placed third at the Tufts Invitational out of 14 teams, registering 72 points.
Nikki Hay opened up the meet with a seventh-place finish in the 55 meter dash with a time of 7.61 and then placed fifth in the 200 meter dash in a time of 27.19. She also finished second in the long jump (17-00.50) and third in the triple jump (35-05.75 ).
In the 400 meter dash, Jenn McBride crossed the finish line in fifth in a time 1:02.36 while in the 600 meter run, Kristyn Meade placed eighth in a time of 1:41.10.
Amanda DiPaulo placed sixth in the 1000 meters (3:07.89) while the Pride's distance medley finished second in 12:46.59.
Kathryn Schumann finished fifth in the pole vault with a height of 7-06.00 for the Pride. Caitlin Breault recorded a fifth-place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 35-00.25.
Wrapping up the competition, Kelsey Bishop was victorious in the weight throw after she registered a distance of 45-11.25.
The Pride return to action on Friday when it competes in the Valentine's Classic.