4x200 meter relay team paces Green and Gold with third place finish
Plymouth, N.H. – The Fitchburg State University women's indoor track & field team placed fourth overall at the 2018-19 MASCAC Indoor Track & Field Championships with a total of 26 points, hosted by Plymouth State University this afternoon.
Meet: New England Alliance indoor Championships
Location: Bank Of NH Field House
Scoring: Fourth Place, 26 Points
How It Happened
The 4x200 meter relay team of sophomore Paige Anderson (Winchendon, Mass.), freshman Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.), senior Phedelia Boakye (Lowell, Mass.) and sophomore Sylvia Owusu-Agyeiwaa (Webster, Mass.) placed third overall with time of 2:00.72, while newcomer Denise Yeboah (Worcester, Mass.) posted a sixth place time of 28.94 seconds in the 200 meter.
In the 60 meter hurdles, Owusu-Agyeiwaa (10.22) and sophomore Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) (10.26) placed fourth and fifth respectively, while sophomore Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) turned in a sixth place time of 3:25.43 in the 1000 meter.
Senior Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) (5th) and freshman Nyasia Torres (Fitchburg, Mass.) (6th) notched times of 2:58.84 and 2:59.11 in the 800 meter, while Guzman finished ninth overall in the 60 meter dash with time of 8.73 seconds.
Junior Brianna Young (Mansfield, Mass.) placed sixth in the shot put (10.27m) and seventh in the weight throw (10.61m), while Desilvestre notched a seventh place effort in the triple jump with a mark of 9.19 meters to close out the top Falcon performances on the day.
By The Numbers
- Sylvia Owusu-Agyeiwaa (Webster, Mass.) 4th place in the 60m hurdles (10.22)
- Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) 5th place in the 60m hurdles (10.26)
- Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) 5th place in the 800m (2:58.84)
- Paige Anderson (Winchendon, Mass.), Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.), Phedelia Boakye (Lowell, Mass.) and Sylvia Owusu-Agyeiwaa (Webster, Mass.) 3rd place 4x200m (2:00.72)
Falcons return to action next Saturday as select members compete in the 2018-19 DIII New England Championships, hosted by Bowdoin, starting at 10:00 AM.