Cambridge, MA --- Noelle Richard (Oxford, MA) became WPI's first-ever New England Division III Women's Indoor Track and Field champion Saturday afternoon when she captured the 400-meter dash at MIT with a time of 57.64.
Richard and graduate student Krista Baker (Medfield, MA) both earned multiple All-New England individual honors while Richard also anchored the fifth place 4x400 relay team.
Richard came back to claim her second All-New England honor with a fourth place time in the 200 meters (26.09). She anchored the 4x400 relay that featured Caroline Allen (Norton, MA), Amira Yusif (Leominster, MA), Kristine Zeeb (Nashua, NH). The foursome turned in a time of 4:10.24 to take home fifth. Allen (62.67) and Yusif (63.36) also recorded 18th and 20th place finishes respectively in the 400 meters while Zeeb placed 25th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:47.14.
Sophomore Jacqui Foti (Hopkinton, NH) finished 16th in the pole vault with a height of 9-6.25 while classmate Emily Hartzell (Brunswick, ME) cleared 9-0.25 to place 25th. Vicky Hewey (Sanford, ME) crossed the finish line in 10:47.07 to take 17th place in the 3000 meters and Joan Keyes (Plymouth, MA) turned in a time of 7.83 to finish 22nd in the 55-meter dash.
Women's Track and Field is back in action next weekend with select athletes participating in the All-New England All-Divisions Meet at BU.