Women's track & field 7th after first day of state meet

Muriel Schwinn '13
Muriel Schwinn '13

Muriel Schwinn '13 placed second in the long jump for Hamilton College on the first day of the 2012 New York State Collegiate Track Conference men's and women's indoor track & field championships at Hamilton's Margaret Bundy Scott Field House on Feb. 24.


The Continentals are in seventh place with 15 team points after the first day of the two-day meet. Ithaca College leads the 11-team field with 101 points.

Schwinn recorded a mark of 5.09 meters (16 feet, 8.5 inches) in the long jump. She also qualified for the finals of the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.25 seconds in the preliminary heats.

Hannah Lyons '14 took fifth place in the 5,000-meter run. Lyons' time was 18:54.94.

Four seniors led the distance medley relay to sixth place and qualified for next weekend's Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III championships with a time of 12:58.43. Glenn Watkins '12, Caitlin Hult '12, Sarah Boak '12 and Sara Scheineson '12 were the members of the relay.

The meet concludes on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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