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Women's Track & Field Prepares for NESCAC Championship

Women's Track & Field Prepares for NESCAC Championship

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan women's track and field team will travel to Middlebury College for the 2019 NESCAC Men's & Women's Track & Field Championships on Saturday, April 28th. The Cardinals will look to move up in the rankings this year, as Williams hopes to defend its title. Last season, the Ephs won their fifth-straight NESCAC Championship and 25th overall with 200 points, while Tufts (115.5 points) and Middlebury (96.5 points) placed second and third, respectively.  

<< 2019 Digital Program >>

<< NESCAC Track & Field Championship Preview >>

A live webcast will be available at NESCAC.com and on Roku, AppleTV, and Amazon Fire (search NESCAC Network).

CARDINALS TO WATCH:

  • Ivie Uzamere, 2019 National Champion in the weight throw, is ranked first in the hammer with a school-record mark of 50.98m. Uzamere was recently named the NESCAC Field Performer of the Week following her performance, and is ranked seventh in the country in the event. Uzamere is also ranked ninth in the shot (10.81m).
  • Wesleyan's Jenny Aguiar will look to improve her fourth-place finish from last year in the 400m. She is currently tied with Trinity's Morgan Hallow for second place in the rankings with a time of 57.58. She is also ranked 10th in the 200m (26.07).
  • In the 3,000m steeplechase, Sara Pinsonault is ranked fourth with a time of 11:27.07. Last year, Pinsonault placed fourth overall with a school-record time of 11:18.51.
  • Katie Maehl is ranked sixth overall in the javelin with a mark of 39.06m and tied for 10th in the high jump with a mark of 1.55m.
  • In the 800m, Becky Lopez-Anido is ranked ninth with a time of 2:16.79. Last season, Lopez-Anido came in fifth with a school record time of 2:14.32.
  • Rosalie Skovron is 10th in the 10,000m with a time of 40:57.58.
  • Allegra Fils-Aime sits at 12th in the rankings in the long jump with a mark of 5.21m.
  • Julia Mitchell will look to break into the top-10 in the 1,500m, as she currently sits 13th with a time of 4:44.13.