Women's Track & Field Set A Number Of Personal Records At Colonial Relays

April 3, 2015


WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - The Loyola University Maryland women's track and field team competed at the Colonial Relays Friday afternoon, setting a number of personal bests at the event.

Senior Anna Bosse and sophomore Sarah Askine led Loyola with two top-10 finishes in the 1,500m. Bosse finished second with a career-best time of 4:46.64, while Askine took eighth with a personal best of 4:50.39.

Led by sophomore Jessa Laspesa, three Greyhounds set personal records in the 400m race. The Southampton, New York native finished 45th with a time of 59.71, while teammates Emma Dunleavy and Charlotte Criqui took 56th and 58th, respectively, in 1:00.49 and 1:00.57.

Senior Eilis McGovern ran the 400m hurdles in 1:07.11 and took 43rd overall. Rookie Lauren Waldeck set a PR in the same event, taking 64th in 1:11.95.

Sophomore Claire Scavone led Loyola's sprinters in the 200m dash, running the event in 26.81, a personal best for the Wyckoff, New Jersey native. She finished 78th overall, ahead of teammates Anna Verrichia (102nd, 28.41) and Maria Hacker (105th, 29.03).

Off the track, freshman Victoria Henry set a PR in the long jump, setting a mark of 4.91m/16'11" and finishing 51st overall.

Loyola finished its first day of competition with a combined nine team points, finishing 27th out of 44 teams. Villanova (86 points) and host William & Mary (49.5) lead the way at first and second, respectively.

The Greyhounds return to action tomorrow to finish out competition at the Colonial Relays in Williamsburg, Virginia.