Women's Track & Field Competes At Trinity Invitational
, April 9, 2005 – Springfield College senior thrower Amanda Alpert (Saugus, Mass.)
took first place in the shot put this past Saturday at the Trinity College Invitational, one of three first-place performances on the day for the Pride in the non-scoring event.
Alpert’s throw of 37 feet, 10 ¾ inches outdistanced the field by over a foot. Junior distance runner Meg Young (Hurley, N.Y.)
and sophomore pole vaulter Natasha Landon (Hudson Falls, N.Y.)
also were victorious in their respective events. Young won the 10,000-meter in 39:13.89 while Landon won the pole vault by clearing 10’8.
Junior thrower Christina Davis (Orange, Conn.)
contributed with three second-place finishes for the Pride. Davis placed second in the shot put (36-6 ¾), discus (111-0) and javelin (116-1).
Head Coach 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.
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