ROXBURY, Mass. – The Worcester State University women's track & field team competed in the Husky Indoor Invitational Saturday (Dec. 9) evening, as three Lancers came in first place in their respective events in a field of competitors from Divisions I, II, and III. The first place winners included Asgerdur Jana Agustsdottir (Akureyi, Iceland), Hannah LoChiatto (Harvard, Mass.) and Justine Murdocca (Milford, Mass.) who broke two personal records on the day.
December 9, 2017
Husky Indoor Invitational
Reggie Lewis Center
No Team Scoring
WORCESTER STATE TOP PERFORMERS
- Asgerdur Jana Agustsdottir – 1st Place in High Jump (1.60m) * and 6th Place in Shot Put (11.03m) *
- Hannah LoChiatto – 1st Place in High Jump (1.60m) *
- Justine Murdocca – 1st Place in 3000 Meters (11:09.74) and 5th Place in 1000 Meters (3:26.41)
- Emily Dickson – 2nd Place in 5000 Meters (21:21.52)
- Abigail Danso – 3rd Place in 60 Meter Hurdles (9.45) *
- Megan Rouillard – 3rd Place in Weight Throw (12.89m)
- Courtney Guay – 3rd Place in 800 Meters (2:34.83)
- Shaylee Puleo – 3rd Place in 1000 Meters (3:22.52)
- Bernice Mensah – 4th Place in 200 Meters (27.25), 4th Place in Triple Jump (10.74m) *, 5th Place in Long Jump (5.09m) *, and 5th Place in 60 Meters (8.04) *
- Kayla Corcoran – 4th Place in 800 Meters (2:35.63)
- Kyra Siano – 4th Place in 1000 Meters (3:23.54)
- Amanda Gevry – 4th Place in Mile (5:50.20)
Doreen Buabeng – 6th Place in 60 Meters (8.21), 5th Place in 200 Meters (27.46)
*Qualify for Division III New England
Head coach Andrea Ouellette was pleased with her team's performance at the 2017 Husky Indoor Invitational. "This was a great showing all around for us," mentioned Ouellette. "Justine Murdocca had two personal records for the day and Jana, Bernice, and Hannah had great days individually. Doreen is just off qualifying for Division III New England's."
"We are in a good place so early in the season, and the team is showing a lot of promise," concluded Ouellette.
The Lancers return to competition on Saturday, January 13th when they travel to the Tufts Invitational.