Worcester, Mass. - Rhode Island senior Janel Conley won the Holy Cross Heptathlon, breaking her own school record in the process. Senior Hannah Madison and junior Kylie McPherson also competed in day two of the heptathlon and finished second and third, respectively.
Holy Cross Heptathlon
Hart Track, Worcester, Mass.
Highlights From the Track
- Conley took first with a new school record of 5407 points, breaking the old one she set by over 50 points. On day two, she had a multi-event personal-best 5.88 meters in the long jump, a javelin throw of 107' 5" and an all-time personal best 2:21.03 in the 800 meters.
- Madison jumped up to second overall with a score of 4594 points. She had a long jump of 5.10 meters, a javelin throw of 120' 2" and a time of 2:26.57 in the 800m.
- McPherson took third with 4519 points in her heptathlon debut, claiming the 10th-best heptathlon score in URI history and the 21st-best heptathlon score in the NCAA this season. Her long jump was 5.15 meters, her javelin throw was 100' 3" and her 800 meter time was 2:26.42.
The team will stay in Worcester and compete in the Holy Cross Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 22. The meet is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.