Rhode Island sits in fourth with 30.5 team points at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship. George Mason is the current leader after day one of competition with 54 points.
Highlights from Competition
- Molly Botts finished runner-up in the hammer throw with a mark of 52.75 meters. Samantha Andrews (49.46m) and Nicole Valdez (49.21m) placed fourth and fifth.
- Jess Ippolitto finished fifth in the pole vault after clearing 3.55 meters.
- In the javelin, Leah Wolf was fourth (38.95m) and Julia Campezato was fifth (38.29m).
- Kristina MacLure (14.41s), Gabrielle Curtis (14.55s), and Trinity Smith (14.75s) each qualified for the 100 meter hurdles Sunday final.
- MacLure crossed the finish line first in the 400 meter hurdle prelims with a qualfying time of 1:00.34. Curtis will join her in the finals with a prelim time of 1:02.66.
- Mikaila Amerantes qualified for the 400 meter final in 55.92 seconds.
- Lotte Black earned a spot in the 800 meter finals with a qualifying time of 2:07.58.
- Sara James sits in ninth after day one of competition in the heptathlon. She has 2294 total points after finishing second in the high jump (1.56m), seventh in the shot put (9.41m), 11th in the 100 meter hurdles (17.12s), and 11th in the 200 meters (29.31s).
The Rams return to competition tomorrow in day two of the Atlantic 10 Championship. Rhody wraps up competition beginning at 10:15 a.m.