Eagle Wins the High Jump for Women’s Track and Field at the NE D3 Championships

Julie Eagle

Portland, ME --- Senior Julie Eagle (Rock Island, IL) won the high jump for the second straight year to lead the Engineers to 15 points  on Saturday at the New England Division III Championships held at Southern Maine.  WPI finished 17th out of 26 scoring teams, while Tufts took the first place spot in the meet.

Soaring 5-6, Eagle earned All-New England status with her jump.  Kelsie Lazaro (Somerset, MA) set a WPI school record in the 600-meter run.  The freshman ran 1:39.08 for a sixth place finish and All-New England honors.

Also setting a school record was the 4x800 quartet of Vickey Hewey (Sanford, ME), Maria Grandoni (Framingham, MA), Mary Schwartz (Quincy, MA) and Julie Tevenan (Weymouth, MA) who finished the race at 10:00.50 for the 11th spot. 

Adrianna Davis (Chelmsford, MA) performed well for the Crimson and Gray finishing seventh in the 55-meter hurdles.  With a time of 8:69, the senior garnered All-New England accolades in the event. 

On Sunday, three women's track and field athletes represented WPI at the USATF New England Chamapionship held at Harvard .  Noelle Richard (Oxford, MA) led the Engineers with a third place finish and a personal best of 58.68 in the 400-meter dash.

Amy Babeu (Groveland, MA) also posted a personal best finishing at 11:12.51 in the 3000-meter run.  Jacqui Foti (Hopkinton, NH) earned a nine place finish in the pole vault soaring 8-10.25.  Click here for full results from the USATF New England Championship.

Women's Indoor Track and Field returns to the track next weekend for the All-New England Championships at Boston University.