Women's Indoor Track Named To 2011 NEC Indoor Women's All-Conference Second Team For The Distance Medley Relay

HAMDEN, Conn. - Members of the Quinnipiac University women's indoor track team were named to the 2011 Northeast Conference Indoor Women's All-Conference Second Team for the distance medley relay. Becca White (Natick, Mass.), Alexandra Seitz (Annandale, N.J.), Hannah Donadio (Kilingworth, Conn.) and Kristen Stevens (Succasunna, N.J.) received the NEC Honors for their participation in the DMR.

The Bobcats' Distance Medley Relay team placed second at the 2011 NEC Indoor Championships on Feb. 13. Quinnipiac's White, Seitz, Donadio and Stevens combined to finish the relay in 12:24.97. White led the Bobcats in the 1,200-meter leg in 3:42 and was followed by Seitz, who ran the 400-meter leg in 1:03, and Donadio who ran the 800-meter leg in 2:23. Stevens ran the anchor position and completed the one mile in 5:16.

Quinnipiac will compete at the New England Championships on Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26 at Boston University.

2011 NEC Indoor Women's All-Conference First Team
Event Athlete Name Affiliation Yr. Mark
60m: Jessie Gaines Long Island Jr. 7.53s
200m: Ashley DeCruise Mount St. Mary's Sr. 24.59s
400m: Keishana LaRose Saint Francis (PA) So. 57.37s
500m: Desiree Scott Mount St. Mary's Fr. 1:16.08
800m: Megan Paterson Fairleigh Dickinson Sr. 2:19.69
Mile Christina Nelson Monmouth Sr. 5:06.73
3000m: Kimberly DeLoreto Sacred Heart Sr. 10:07.46
5000m: M. Van Steenbergen Robert Morris Fr. 17:17.02
60H: Jessie Gaines Long Island Jr. 8.34s
Long Jump: Jessie Gaines Long Island Jr. 5.69m (18' 8")
High Jump: Rachel Watkins Monmouth So. 1.70m (5' 7")
Triple Jump: Jessie Gaines Long Island Jr. 12.55m (41' 2.25")
Pole Vault: Allison Vanek Mount St. Mary's Fr. 3.45m (11' 3.75")
Shot Put: Christin Bridge Saint Francis (PA) Sr. 14.24m (46' 8.75")
Weight Throw: Symmone Fisher Monmouth Jr. 18.00m (59' 0.75")
4x400 Relay: Mount St. Mary's (Otu, DeCruise, Scott, DeCruise) 3:53.83
DMR: Monmouth (Eller, Yanora, MacEwen,Nelson) 12:09.43

2011 NEC Indoor Women's All-Conference Second Team
Event Athlete Name Affiliation Yr. Mark
60m: Ashley DeCruise Mount St. Mary's Sr. 7.62s
200m: Jessie Gaines Long Island Jr. 24.80s
400m: Rachel Watkins Monmouth So. 57.38s
500m: Mariame Conde Saint Francis (PA) Fr. 1:17.55
800m: Christina Nelson Monmouth Sr. 2:20.47
Mile: Megan Kinsella Mount St. Mary's So. 5:08.57
3000m: M. Van Steenbergen Robert Morris Fr. 10:07.97
5000m: Kimberly DeLoreto Sacred Heart Sr. 17:18.65
60H: Torrie Saunders Long Island Jr. 8.81s
High Jump Jazmin Waller Long Island Jr. 1.70m (5' 7")
Pole Vault: Mishelle McNamara Wagner Sr. 3.35m (10' 11.75")
Long Jump Dominque Burrus St. Francis (NY) So. 5.55m (18' 2.5")
Triple Jump Danay Spencer Long Island Sr. 11.86m (38' 11")
Shot Put: Carol Cress Sacred Heart Jr. 13.97m (45' 10")
Weight Throw Athalia Smith Sacred Heart Jr. 17.95m (58' 10.75")
4x400 Relay Monmouth (Williams, Rutecki, Dotday, Watkins) 3:54.69
DMR Quinnipiac (White, Seitz, Donadio, Stevens) 12:24.97