Mount Track And Field Has Strong Showing

TROY – The Mount Saint Mary College Women’s Track and Field Team had a strong showing on Friday at the RPI Under The Lights Meet, placing fifth out of 11 teams with 59 points.

The Knights featured several personal and season best marks both on the track and in the field on Friday. Sarah Kannenberg posted personal marks both in the 800 and 1,500-meters for the Knights on Friday, placing 10th in the 800-meter race in 2:43.38 and 15th in the 1,500-meters in 5:35.79.

Maria Baldwin placed 10th for the Mount in a personal best time of 28.57 seconds in the 200-meters and added an eighth-place finish for the Knights in the 100-meter race, posting a time of 14.18 seconds. Baldwin finished off a strong night with a third-place finish in the High Jump with a mark of 1.43. Kristen Hansen (Port Jervis, N.Y.) added a personal record time of 1:15.06 in the 400-meter hurdles, good for sixth place in the event.

Jessica Kerrigan turned in a fifth-place finish for the Mount in the 100-meters with a time of 13.55 seconds with Alyssa Milburn running to an 11th place finish in the 400-meters with a time of 1:16.49. Kerrigan also added a fifth-place finish in the High Jump and eighth place showings in the Long Jump and Triple Jump.

Lily O’Brien continued her strong rookie season for the Knights, placing fifth in the 400-meter hurdles and seventh in the 100-meter hurdles, showing times of 1:13.86 and 18.24 seconds. In the field events, O’Brien took third in the Long Jump (4.53), tied for third in the High Jump (1.38) and placed seventh in the Triple Jump (9.05).

The 4×100-meter relay team of Kerrigan, Baldwin, Hansen and Raina Quinones sprinted its way to a season best time of 55.75 seconds, good for a third-place finish in the event on Friday.

Lindsey Medina closed the meet with a personal best mark of 9.54 in the Shot Put with Emily Schneider taking fourth in the Hammer Throw (38.18) and eighth in the Discus (26.01).

Kitty Masayda also had a strong meet in the field for the Mount, placing in a tie for third in the High Jump with a mark of 1.38 and ninth in the Long Jump with a leap of 4.21.

Mount Saint Mary will look to carry Friday’s momentum into the 2023 Skyline Conference Championship scheduled for April 23.

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