Women's Outdoor Track and Field Weekly Report 4/11
Apr 11, 2016
Track Athlete of the Week
Danielle Poto Bridgewater State
Senior • North Andover, Mass.
Poto placed second in the 5,000-meter run (first among DIII student-athletes) with a personal-best time of 17:45.02 at the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational. Qualified for all three regional postseason meets in the event and currently ranks 30th in all of Division III.
Senior • Westborough, Mass.
Palma finished first in both the shot put and discus at the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational. Her top throw of 13.38m (43’ 10.75”) in the shot put is good for ninth in Division III and 41.71m (136’ 10”) in the discus is 19th.
Jayci Andrews Bridgewater State
Freshman • Plymouth, Mass.
Andrews finished third in both the 400-meter dash and the long jump with season-best marks at the 6th Annual Yellow Jacket Invitational hosted by AIC this past weekend. Posted a time of 58.59 seconds to qualify for the ECAC Championships in the 400, and recorded a leap of 16 feet, 11.5 inches (5.17m) to qualify for the Division III New England Championships in the long jump. Also competed on the Bears’ first-place 4x400-meter relay (4:02.91) and second-place 4x100-meter relay (50.07). Both relays qualified for the ECAC Division III Championships.