Women's Indoor Track Competes At Dartmouth Classic

HANOVER, N.H. - The Quinnipiac University women's indoor track team ran at the Dartmouth Classic on Saturday, Feb. 5 in Hanover, N.H.

Quinnipiac's performances were highlighted by Amanda Faust (Macungie, Pa.) in the 3,000-meter run. The freshman runner placed fifth in the event with a time of 10:31.03

"I thought we ran really well over the weekend," said Head Coach Carolyn Martin.

The Bobcats also had strong performances in the one-mile run. Becca White (Natick, Mass.) was the first Quinnipiac runner to cross the finish line and fifth overall, with a time of 5:08.82. Kristen Stevens finished next for Quinnipiac, in 5:12.37, while Brianna Faust (Macungie, Pa.) finished with a time of 5:12.37. Also, Jill Humphreys Burlington, Conn.) ran the one-mile in 5:26.12.

Christina Faust (Macungie, Pa.) placed 10th in the 1,000-meter run, where she finished in 3:11.53. In the 800-meter run, Alexandra Seitz (Annandale, N.J.) crossed the finish line in ninth place with a time of 2:27.49.

Quinnipiac had four runners participate in the 4x800-meter relay, including Seitz, Humphreys, White and Hannah Donadio (Killingworth, Conn.). The Bobcats finished the relay in third place in 10.03.74.

"I'm really happy that we were able to hit some standards that will allow us to run more people at the NEC Championships next weekend," said Martin. "I think we'll be seeing some season bests at the NEC's."

The Bobcats return to action when they compete at the Northeast Conference Championships on February 12 and February 13. Quinnipiac was predicted to finish in seventh place at the Championships in the Pre-Championship Poll, which was announced last week.