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Women's Track & Field Competes At B.U. and MIT

BOSTON, February 12, 2005 – Springfield College junior Yasmin Goris (Worcester, Mass.) sprinted to first in the 55-meter dash to lead the Pride this past weekend at MIT’s Co-Ed Invitational.

Goris, who finished first in the 55-meter dash for the fifth time this season, ran a time of 7.55 to lead the field.

SC’s throwing squad had a great meet, capturing first place in both events. Senior Amanda Alpert (Saugus, Mass.) won the shot put with a throw of 39 feet-11 inches, and sophomore Rachel DiSaia (Waterford, Conn) won the weight throw with a toss of 42-1 1/2.

Pride senior Sarah Martin (Madison, N.H.) took first place in the triple jump with a leap of 35- 3/4 and also posted a second-place finish in the 55-meter hurdles (9.05).

The women’s team also competed at Boston University’s St. Valentine Invitational this past Friday and Saturday, where many SC runners posted their best times of the season.

Junior Alisha Miner (Sanbornton, N.H.) posted her fastest time of the season (1:00.32) in the 400-meter dash, while freshman Krysten Meade (Raynham, Mass.) set a personal best in the 800 meters (2:25.15)

Miner and Meade teamed with juniors Jessica Zaccaro (Washingtonville, N.Y.) and Sarah Tyman (Suffield, Conn.) to run SC’s fastest 4x400-meter relay time of the season (4:07.22).
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Jim Pennington Jim Pennington enters his 30th season as head coach of the Springfield College women’s cross country and track and field teams in 2013-2014. Under Pennington’s direction, the Pride has recorded seven top 20 finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and seven top 15 finishes at the NCAA Cross Country Championships. Read more.

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