BOSTON, Mass. – Personal-best performances littered the day for the Sacred Heart women's track and field team on Saturday at the Boston Univ. Multi-Team Meet. Among the most impressive showings on the day for the Pioneers included senior Olivia Weiss (fourth in the one mile), first-year Lauren Santiago (sixth in both the 200m and 400m), first-year Kaylee Stenderowicz (second in the triple jump) and sophomore Angela Kaiser (fifth in the 3000m).
- Senior Adriana Forcucci and first-year Maya Mocarski both advanced to the 60m finals with Forcucci taking fifth place with a time of 8.00 seconds while Mocarski claimed eighth as she crossed the line in 8.13 seconds
- First-year Lauren Santiago shined in the 200m as she posted a personal-best time of 26.05 seconds to take sixth place out of 26 competitors
- Sophomore Tara Brody also placed in the Top 10 of the 200m with a personal-best time of 26.51 seconds while classmate Fahra Whichard came in 10th with a time of 26.81 seconds
- Santiago doubled-up with another sixth place result and personal-best, this time in the 400m as she clocked in at 59.34 seconds in a field of 15 sprinters
- Senior Olivia Weiss ran the fastest one mile of her career as she clocked in at 5:03.34 to place fourth in a crowded field of 26 competitors, besting her previous career-best time in the one mile of 5:04.61 which she accomplished at the 2019 New England Indoor Championships
- Senior Jacqueline Thorne led a vast SHU contingent in the 1000m as she placed ninth with a time of 3:01.60
- Both sophomore Angela Kaiser (10:45.40) and junior Brigit Kelly (10:50.96) finished with PRs in the 3000m with Kaiser placing fifth and Kelly taking sixth
- Senior Jillian Kilmer advanced to the finals of the 60m hurdles with the seventh-fastest preliminary time of 9.46 seconds as she went on to place ninth in the finals with a time of 9.62 seconds
- First-year Kaylee Stenderowicz continues her strong start to her collegiate career as she earned a runner-up finish with a personal-best mark of 11.61m in the triple jump
- Through four meets, Stenderowicz has placed first, third, fifth and now second in her four triple jump event appearances in the 2019-20 season
- Sophomore Grace Glennon matched her personal-best with 3.20m in the pole vault to take sixth place out of 13 competitors
- Senior Brianna Lavinier posted 15.03m in the weight throw to take fourth place while junior Madelyn Bradway tossed a personal-best 14.78m to take fifth place in the event
The Pioneers continue their trek back-and-forth to Boston as SHU will next compete in the John Thomas Terrier Men's Invitational hosted by Boston Univ. SHU will also travel to Boston the following weekend for the New England Championships held at the Reggie Lewis Center.