Track & Field Has Strong Efforts at Wesleyan Invitational

Track & Field Has Strong Efforts at Wesleyan Invitational

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. - It was a solid afternoon of action for the Mount Holyoke College track & field team, which competed at the non-scoring Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The Lyons saw a number of outstanding efforts, including several first-place finishes.

Leading the way was senior captain Camille Coklow, who won the 60-meter dash in a time of 7.86. That time was also an ECAC, Open New England and DIII New England qualifying time.

First year Corrin Moss also posted victory on the day, winning the 3,000-meter event in a time of 11:30.28, while in the 5,000-meter run, sophomore Mia Barnes won in a time of 19:48.53.

Other solid finishes on the day included sophomore Hannah Gershone, who was fourth overall in the 1-mile run, crossing in a time of 5:50.05. First year Emsie Cronin, placed 10th in the same event with a time of 6:02.75.

Both student-athletes had strong efforts in other events as well as Cronin placed seventh in the 1000-meter run with a time of 3:33.94, while Gershone was 15th in the 800-meter run, posting a time of 2:43.41.

Also placing well in the 3,000-meter run were sophomores Caroline Black and Julia Criscione, who were eighth (12:53.56) and ninth (13:20.27), respectively. Rounding out the day was first year Ally Stoll, who finished sixth overall in the 60-meter hurdles with a mark of 10.05.

Mount Holyoke returns to the track next Saturday when it competes at the 2016 MIT Invitational in Cambridge.