Bowman and Gonzalez notch season best times in the 600m and 60m hurdles
Middletown, Conn. – The Fitchburg State University women's indoor track & field team returned to action this afternoon as the Falcons competed in the 2019 Wesleyan University Invitational at the Wesleyan Bacon Field House.
Meet: Wesleyan University Invite
Location: Wesleyan-Bacon Field House
Scoring: No Team Scoring
How It Happened
Sophomore Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) led the way for the Falcons with a season-best, MASCAC qualifying time of 8.62 seconds in the 60 meter hurdles with a seventh finish, while sophomore Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) placed eighth in the 600 meter with a season-best, post-season qualifying time of 1:47.75.
Freshman Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.) notched a pair of MASCAC qualifying times in the 60 meter (8.70) and 400 meter (1:09.18), placing 15th overall in both events, while classmate Nyasia Torres (Fitchburg, Mass.) turned in a solid time of 6:39.65 in the mile.
Senior Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) placed ninth overall in the triple jump with a post-season qualifying mark of 8.62 meters, while junior Kelly Mccusker-Brown (Watertown, Mass.) collected a MASCAC qualifying toss of 9.16 meters in the weight throw.
Junior Brianna Young (Mansfield, Mass.) posted a MASCAC qualifying toss of 10.57 meters in the shot put, while sophomore Allissa Carroll (Boxford, Mass.) put forth a pair solid efforts in the shot put (6.01m) and the weight throw (5.74m) to close out the top performances for the Green and Gold on the afternoon.
By The Numbers
- Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) 7th place in the 60m hurdles (8.62)
- Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) 8th place in the 600m (1:47.75)
- Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) 9th place in the triple jump (8.62m)
Falcons return to action next Saturday at both Boston University and MIT for meets starting at 10:00 AM.