Panthers' 4x400 relay team shatters school record, earns All-New England
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Plymouth State University women's outdoor track and field 4x400 meter relay team shattered the school record by more than ten seconds to earn All-New England honors during the final day of competition at the NCAA Division III New England Regional Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championship meet hosted by MIT at Morrison Track on Saturday.
The quartet of junior Jess Conant (Canton, Maine), senior Rileigh Goulette (St. Albans, Vt.), freshman Mallory Lloyd (Hartland, Vt.) and junior Nora Robichaud (Hampstead, N.H.) held off Worcester State to finish in eighth place in record-setting fashion. Their combined time of 4:09.43 was 10.67 seconds faster than the previous mark (4:20.10) set just two weeks ago at the Sunshine Classic at Tufts University.
Plymouth State's 4x100 meter relay team also performed well, posting a season-best time that was less than one second off school record pace. Junior Brianna Warnick (Derry, N.H.), sophomore Rebecca Khimatian (Cumberland, R.I.), Lloyd and junior Diana Perez (Cranston, R.I.) finished in 52.63 seconds, 0.05 seconds ahead of the previous season-best time and just 0.78 seconds behind the school record of 51.85 seconds set in 2016.
Also competing in the final day of action was junior Jillian Edwards (Exeter, N.H.), who competed in the shot put. She finished in 20th with a throw of 10.84 meters (35' 7").
PSU earned two team points over the weekend to finish tied for 33rd in New England.
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