FAIRFAIX, VA. - Rhode Island women's track and field sit in sixth place after Saturday's events at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championship with 18.5 points. Host George Mason lead all teams, raking in 49.5 team points after day one.
Team Standings - Day One - 6 Events Scored
1. George Mason 49.5
2. VCU 33
3. Dayton 28
4. Massachusetts 25
5. Richmond 23
6. Rhode Island 18.5
7. Davidson 16
8. La Salle 14
9. Duquesne 11
10. Fordham 10
11. Saint Louis 5
12. George Washington 1
- Kristina MacLure finished second in the 60 meter hurdle preliminaries, qualifying for the finals in 8.68 seconds. Trinity Smith also crossed the finish line is a qualifying time, finishing in 8.86 seconds.
- MacLure also qualified for the 60 meter dash finals in 7.67 seconds.
- Greta Scott was fourth in her preliminary round of the 400 meter dash, finishing in a final-qualifying time of 55.99 seconds.
- Mikaila Amerantes qualified for the 500 meter dash finals in a 1:12.80 prelim time.
- Lotte Black finished first in the 1000 meter preliminaries with a qualifying time of 2:53.34.
- Jessica Ippolitto finished third in the pole vault, earning the Rams points after clearing 3.50 meters.
- In the weight throw, Rhode Island had four rake in team points, including Nicole Valdez who finished third (16.10m), Molly Botts in fifth (15.54), Samantha Andrews seventh (15.28m), Noelya Delacruz in eighth (15.06m).
The Rams continue competition at the Atlantic 10 Indoor Track and Field Championship tomorrow, Feb. 24 beginning at 9:00 a.m.