Senior Jennifer Kimball
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Senior Jennifer Kimball

Women's Track And Field Competes In Day One Of Patriot League Outdoor Championship

Holy Cross Athletics   05-05-2017


Results: No Final Scores  
Location: Bethlehem, Pa. (Goodman Track and Field)   
Date: May 5, 2017     
The Lead: The 4x800-meter relay team of juniors Meghan Dietter, Claire Turner and Zoe Matherne, as well as senior co-captain Rachel Sowinski, took third place at day one of the Patriot League Outdoor Championship hosted by Lehigh on Friday. The Crusaders are currently in fifth place with 22.5 points. 


  • The 4x800-meter relay team notched a season-best mark of 8:59.20, as the squad qualified for the ECAC Outdoor Championship.
  • Junior Hannah Jeter ran a season-best time of 37:08.07 in the 10,000-meter run to take fifth place for the Crusaders and score four points. Her mark met the ECAC Outdoor Championship qualifying standard.
  • Two Crusaders advanced to Saturday's finals in their respective track events. Sophomore Isabella DiMare took seventh place in the 100-meter hurdles preliminaries with her time of 14.71. Classmate Alexandra Curtin then placed fourth in the 100-meter dash with a mark of 12.30.
  • Freshman Allie Smiley led the way for Holy Cross in the long jump, placing fourth with her personal-best distance of 5.69 meters. Curtin landed just behind her in sixth place (5.60 meters), while junior Alanna Hitscherich finished sixth overall with her mark of 5.53 meters.
  • After the first set of events in the outdoor heptathlon, senior co-captain Jennifer Kimball (2,548 points) and sophomore Lauren Rasmus (2,462 points) are in fifth and sixth place, respectively. Kimball notched season-best times of 15.88 in the 100-meter hurdles and 27.69 in the 200-meter dash, as well as a personal record distance of 10.20 meters in the shot put. Rasmus recorded personal records of 9.35 meters in the shot put and 26.43 seconds in the 200-meter dash.
  • After day one, Bucknell leads the way with 82 points.


  • The Crusaders return to action tomorrow for the final events of the 2017 Patriot League Outdoor Championship.

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