Framingham State Competes In First-Ever Track & Field Meet

Photo and report courtesy of Framingham State athletics

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BRIDGEWATER – The Framingham State outdoor women’s outdoor track and field team began their first season of varsity competition and had a strong showing Saturday morning at the BSU Bears Invitational.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS:

  • The Rams had four runners compete in the 100 meter dash with junior Valerie Christian leading the way with an 18th place finish in a time of 14.3.  Following not far behind was sophomore Chey Newsome at 15.87.  Junior Harriet Koramoah and sophomore Kiyana Chataigne finished less than a second apart at 16.36 and 16.98, while Victoria Gibbs crossed at 17.3.
  • In the 200 meters, junior Charys Lopes-Dishmey led the way at 29.87 and was followed by freshman Patrice Haney at 31.31 and Newsome at 32.24.
  • Freshman Katie Hayes  was the lone competitor in the 800 meters crossing at 3:00:59, while classmate Eliza Weisse led the way in the 1500 meters at 5:34:64.
  • In the field events, junior Julia Sanborn had a solid showing in her first meet tossing the discus 28 meters which was good enough for 15th place. 
  • Christian was the lone competitor in the long jumper going 4.11 meters.

UP NEXT:

The Rams are back in action on Saturday, March 30, at the Corsair Classic hosted by UMass Dartmouth with the first events beginning at 11 a.m. .

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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