PSU Women’s Indoor Track & Field sparkles at PSU Winter Classic

PSU Women’s Indoor Track & Field sparkles at PSU Winter Classic

Panthers set three school records, tie one more 

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Sophomores Paige Boudreau (Dayton, Maine) and Claire Greineder (East Greenwich, R.I.) and freshman Jessica Bradley (Portland, Ore.) each set program records, while sophomore Emily Geyselaers (Cornwall Bridge, Conn.) matched her own school record to lead the Plymouth State University women's indoor track & field team to a season-opening second place finish at the PSU Winter Classic at the Bank of New Hampshire Field House at ALLWell North on Saturday.

            Boudreau shattered the previous mark in the weight throw, while Bradley and Greineder set new school standards in the triple jump and 200 meter dash, respectively. Geyselaers matched her own school record from almost exactly one year ago in the 60 meter dash.

            Plymouth State earned 167 points to finish second, trailing only NCAA Division II Franklin Pierce (176 points) in the field of five.

 

            The Basics:

            PSU Winter Classic – 2nd of Five Teams

 

            How it Happened:

  • Boudreau crushed the previous record in the weight throw by more than 1.20 meters when she reached 13.32 meters on her second throw of the day.
  • Bradley covered 9.78 meters in the triple jump to establish a new program best, while also winning the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 10.52.
  • Greineder established a new school mark in the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.06.
  • Geyselaers had a strong day, qualifying second in the 60 meter dash with a time of 8.21, then dropping her time to match her school record of 8.20 in the finals to place second. She also won the long jump after clearing 5.01 meters.
  • Freshman Zoe Boyer (South Berwick, Maine) topped the field in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:08.37, while junior Caitlyn Miller (Lee, N.H.) took first in the mile run in 5:42.64.
  • Geyselaers teamed up with freshmen Emily Claflin (Pembroke, Mass.), Jade Gizzi (Tewksbury, Mass.) and Brigid Hodsden (Bellows Falls, Vt.) to win the 4x200 meter relay in 1:54.48, while Boyer, Miller, Bradley and Greineder joined forces to win the 4x400 meter relay in 4:25.87.

           

            Up Next:

  • The Panthers are off for final exams and the winter recess before heading to the Middlebury Winter Classic on Jan. 11.

 

 

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