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Kelsey Bishop: Women's Track and Field

Kelsey Bishop
Kelsey Bishop of Warwick, R.I. has been named this week's Female Maroon Club Athlete of the Week. Like her team, Bishop competed in the Springfield Invitational this past Saturday (April 18) at Blake Track. Springfield finished second of 13 teams with 163 points, second only to MIT (178.50).

Bishop finished first in her specialty, the hammer, with a toss of 50.88 meters. She qualified provisionally for the nationals with that throw. She had come in to the meet seeded first with a toss of 49.52 meters. The second-place finisher in this event, Kelsey's freshman teammate Fatima Rose, threw the hammer in 40.50 meters. So, Kelsey won this event by an astounding total of more than 10 meters.

Bishop also finished sixth in the shot put (9.92 meters), and ninth in the discus (31.00 meters).



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