February 27, 2011

Women's Indoor Track Runs In Final Day of New England Championships

BOSTON, Mass. - The Quinnipiac University women's indoor track team ran in the final day of the New England Championships on Saturday, Feb. 26.

"Every single athlete finished the season with a personal best or season best time," said Quinnipiac Head Coach Carolyn Martin. "We finished the season very confident and the women and I are excited for an even better outdoor season."

Two Quinnipiac runners ran the 3k in personal-best times, including Paige Pallotto (Westbrook, Conn.), who finished in 10:41.93, and Brianna Faust (Macungie, Pa.), who finished with a time of 10:21. Julie Lanning (Victor, N.Y.) represented the Bobcats in the one mile, where she crossed the finish line in 5:14.45, also a personal best.

Quinnipiac also competed in the 4x800-meter relay. Becca White (Natick, Mass.), Rachel Morelli (Philadelphia, Pa.), Alexandra Seitz (Annandale, N.J.), and Hannah Donadio (Killingworth, Conn.) finished the relay in 9:36.93.

The Bobcats' White ran the 5k in the first day of the New England Championships, where she qualified for the ECAC Championships, which take place next weekend, on March 5 and March 6.