Women's track & field places eighth at NYSCTC meet
The Hamilton College Continentals wrapped up two days of competition at the 2014 New York State Collegiate Track Conference (NYSCTC) Indoor Championships, placing eighth at the 13-team event held at St. Lawrence University’s Newell Field House on Saturday.
Two Continentals recorded runner-up showings. Sarah Ohanesian ’14 was second in the mile run (5:13.90) and Adrian Walsh ’16 placed second in the 3,000-meter run (10:03.37). Both times met the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Indoor Championships qualifying standard. The 2014 championships are at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center in Boston on Friday and Saturday, March 7 and 8.
Krystina Choinski ’15 finished fourth in the 1,000-meter run in an ECAC-qualifying time of 3:06.94. Hamilton’s 3,200-meter relay of Choinski, Ohanesian, Samantha Buttrick ’17 and Jessye McGarry ’16 was fourth with an ECAC time of 9:56.83.
Three nationally ranked teams competed at the meet including No. 12 Rensselaer (4th with 54 points), No. 17 Ithaca College (2nd, 157.5) and No. 23 St. Lawrence (1st, 201.5).