STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – The Wesleyan University women's track and field team competed at the Fastrack Last Chance meet in New York on Friday evening and finished with 14 top-10 finishes, seven top-5 finishes and three school records.
- In track events, Becky Lopez-Anido highlighted the day as she took second in the 1,000-meter run (2:55.95) and placed third in the 800-meter run (2:18.74). Lopez-Anido's time in the 1,000 broke the school record that had stood since 1995 (2:55.98).
- The Cardinals had three top-10 finishes in the one-mile run – Rhoen Fiutak in fifth (5:00.54), Julia Mitchell in sixth (5:08.08), and Sara Pinsonault in 10th (5:22.27). Fiutak's time of 5:00.54 broke the school record by two seconds (5:02.12), one that dated back to 2007.
- Jenny Aguiar and Julia Cella finished sixth (57.07) and ninth (1:00.54), respectively, in the 400-meter dash. Aguiar also placed ninth in the 200-meter dash with a mark of 25.91.
- Emma Trapani finished 10th in the 3,000-meter run (10:39.78), and the 4x400 meter relay team of Cella, Alex Dibrindisi, Allegra Fils-Aime and Rachel Morrow finished third in 4:05.01.
- In field events, Ivie Uzamere finished second in the weight throw by breaking her own school record mark of 18.71m (61' 4.75").
- Katie Maehl finished second in the high jump (1.60m) and fifth in the 60-meter hurdles (9.55).
- Sydney Forrest placed seventh in the triple jump with a leap of 9.84m, and Fils-Aime finished 10th in the long jump with a mark of 5.07m.
- Wesleyan is back in action next weekend for the two-day New England Division III Championship hosted by Bowdoin. The regionals begin on Friday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. and will start at 11 a.m. the following day.