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Stokes Cerkvenik wins 100, 400 M hurdles, distance runners set PRs in 5k

The Colby women's outdoor track and field team competed at two different locations this past weekend. The distance team competed at Connecticut College in the Silfin Invitational while the sprinters and field team headed to Southern New Hampshire University for the Pennman Relays.

In the 5000 meter run, Sophia Gorman led the Mules in 4th with a time of 17:43.74. Sonya Tremblay was close behind in 17th for a PR of 18:24.15 and Helen Chavey also set a PR of 18:58.82 in 29th.

Sophie Stokes Cerkvenik again led the women's sprinters to top results, winning both the 100 meter (14:52) and 400 meter hurdles (1:04.2). In the 100 meter hurdles, Christie Woodside placed 4th in 15:45, Laura Pooley placed 6th with a time of 15:84, and Emily Larson was right behind in 7th with a time of 16:00. Annah Rossvall also earned a top ten finish for the Mules in the 400 m hurdles, placing 5th with a time of 1:06.95.

Christina Speliakos, Rachel Leonard, Stokes Cerkvenik, and Woodside teamed up to place second in the 4 x 100 m relay with a time of 49.01, and Margaret Eckerson, Leonard, Jocelyn Meyer, and Kristen Mahoney placed 3rd in the 1600 sprint medley relay with a time of 4:28:57.

In the field events, Emily Larson placed seventh in the high jump at 1.45m, and Emma O'Hara was just below her in 10th at J1.45m. Also top 10 in their events were Sharde Johnson and Christina Speliakos, who placed 4th and 9th in the triple jump, respectively.

The Mules split up again this coming weekend. Some will travel to Georgia for the Georgia Tech Invitational, while others will compete at Bates College in the Aloha Relays.

 

Full Results

Silfin Invitational: https://www.tfrrs.org/results/58936/SILFEN_INVITATIONAL_2019/

Pennman Relays: http://www.snhupenmen.com/sports/wtrack/2018-19/files/Penmen_Relays_2019_Women.pdf