Women's Indoor Track Competes At The University of Rhode Island Invitational

Kingston, R.I. - The Quinnipiac University women's indoor track team competed at the University of Rhode Island Invitational at the Mack Field House in Kingston, R.I. on Saturday, Jan. 22.

For the first time in Quinnipiac history, the team participated in the 55-meter hurdles. Janet Dempsey (Hanson, Mass.) finished in sixth place in 10.30 seconds, while Grace Harvey (Clinton, N.J.) crossed the finish line in 10.63.

Julie Lanning (Victor, N.Y.) placed fourth in the 1000-meter run with a time of 3:09.53. In addition, Rebecca Smith (Hardyston, N.J.) ran the race in 3:14.97, for a sixth place finish.

Brianna Faust (Macungie, Pa.) finished in 11th place in a competitive one-mile race, with a time of 5:19.15, while Becca White (Natick, Mass.) placed sixth in the 3k, in 10:24.95. Hannah Donadio (Killingworth, Conn.) ran the 500-meter run in 1:22.74 for eighth place.

"We had a very tough week of training this week," said Quinnipiac Head Coach Carolyn Martin. "We ran tired, but did a great job staying positive. We expect to see faster times in the next few weeks."

Quinnipiac returns to action when it takes part in the Terrier Invitational at Boston University on Friday, Jan. 28.