No. 3 Women's Track and Field Places 10th At NEICAAA Championship

No. 3 Women's Track and Field Places 10th At NEICAAA Championship

DARTMOUTH, N.H. – Led by Wadeline Jonathas (Gonaives, Haiti), the third ranked women's track and field team placed 10th at the 2018 NEICAAA Regional Championship hosted by Dartmouth College.

THE BASICS

Women's – 10th out of 39 teams

HOW IT HAPPENED

Jonathas secured another regional championship with a time of 53.53 seconds in the 400-meter dash.  The most dominant sprinter in the country defeated all competitors in the regional championship.  She qualified for the finals of the 400- with a time of 53.67 seconds. 

Jonathas would then team-up with Abigail Jean-Baptiste (Milton, Mass.), Taylor Driggers (Lisbon, Conn.), and Lexy Bean (Danvers, Mass.) in the 4x100-meter relay.  The four sprinters recorded a final time of 47.81 seconds to finish in sixth place overall.  In the 4x400-meter relay, Olivia Burnes (Paxton, Mass. would join Jonathas, Driggers, and Bean.  With a time of 3:51.42, the four sprinters placed fifth overall, with the second fastest Division III team in the event.

Driggers day ended with an impressive second place finish in the long jump after recording a distance of 18-09.00 feet. 

WHAT'S NEXT

The Beacons will compete at the MIT Last Chance Meet on Thursday as the final regular season meet before the National Championship.