BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Worcester State University's Doreen Buabeng (Worcester, Mass.), Stephanie McFadries (Burlington, Mass.), Bernice Mensah (Worcester, Mass.) and Justine Murdocca (Milford, Mass.) helped their team to a second place finish at the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) as they all were named outdoor track & field champions in their respective events on Saturday.
April 28, 2018
1st Place: Westfield State (271)
2nd Place: Worcester State (168)
3rd Place: Bridgewater State (145)
4th Place: Fitchburg State (51)
5th Place: Mass. Maritime (3)
WORCESTER STATE TOP PERFORMERS
- Doreen Buabeng: 1st Place in 100 Meter Dash (12.89), 2nd Place in 200 Meter Dash (26.53)
- Stephanie McFadries: 1st Place in Javelin Throw (40.79m/133-10), 7th Place in Discus Throw (28.99m/95-01)
- Bernice Mensah: 1st Place in Triple Jump (10.67m/35-00.25), 2nd Place in Long Jump (5.11m/16-09.25), 3rd Place in 100 Meter Dash (13.07), 5th Place in 200 Meter Dash (27.25)
- Justine Murdocca: 1st Place in 10000 Meter Run (39:15.92)
- 4x100 Meter Relay: 2nd Place (48.82): Abigail Danso, Bernice Mensah, Abigail MacGregor, Doreen Buabeng
- 4x400 Meter Relay: 2nd Place (4:07.67): Amanda Turner, Rachel Stier, Brenda Thomas, Hannah LoChiatto
- 4x800 Meter Relay: 2nd Place (10:19.70): Kayla Corcoran, Courtney Guay, Kelsey Bedard, Sara McIsaac
- Jana Agustsdottir: 2nd Place in High Jump (1.59m/5-02.50), 4th Place in Long Jump (4.86m/15-11.50), 5th Place in 100 Meter Hurdles (15.13)
- Kelsey Bedard: 2nd Place in 1500 Meter Run (4:55.13)
- Courtney Guay: 2nd Place in 800 Meter Run (2:27.97)
- Hannah LoChiatto: 3rd Place in High Jump (1.54m/5-00.50)
- Abigail MacGregor: 3rd Place in 200 Meter Dash (27.05), 5th Place in 100 Meter Dash (13.21)
- Megan Rouillard: 3rd Place in Hammer Throw (39.97m/131-02), 4th Place in Discus Throw (34.10m/111-10), 4th Place in Javelin Throw (31.13m/102-01)
- Rachel Stier: 3rd Place in 400 Meter Dash (1:00.92)
- Abigail Danso: 4th Place in 200 Meter Dash (27.09), 4th Place in 100 Meter Hurdles (15.13)
- Brenda Thomas: 4th Place in 400 Meter Dash (1:02.28)
- Amanda Turner: 5th Place in 400 Meter Dash (1:02.85)
- Shaylee Puleo: 6th Place in 1500 Meter Run (5:21.88)
- Kendra Wynn: 6th Place in 5000 Meter Run (21:05.34)
Worcester State University's Buabeng and Murdocca were named MASCAC outdoor champions in running events, McFadries was named the MASCAC javelin throw champion and Mensah was the triple jump champion. Murdocca logged a personal best in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 39:15.92, which was good for both the MASCAC and Alliance titles. McFadries also was tabbed both a MASCAC and Alliance Champion.
All three Worcester State Relay teams earned second place finishes at the event to tally 24 points towards the Lancers' 168 team total.
Freshman Asgerdur Jana Agustsdottir (Akureyi, Iceland) claimed second place in the high jump, fourth place in the long jump, and fifth place in the 100 meter hurdles with a personal record time of 15.13.
Kelsey Bedard (Leominster, Mass.) and Courtney Guay (Londonderry, N.H.) each registered second place finishes in their events, while Hannah Lochiatto (Harvard, Mass.), Abigail MacGregor (Salem, N.H.), Megan Rouillard (Barrington, N.H.) and Rachel Stier (Mansfield, Mass.) marked third place finishes.
Next weekend, the women's team heads to MIT for the Division III New England Championships.