WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. - Action at day one of the 2019 New England Division III Track & Field Championships concluded on Friday as three Mount Holyoke College student-athletes were in action. The event, which was hosted by Williams College, saw a number of strong efforts, including an Open New England qualification.
Senior Hannah Gershone competed in the 10000-meter race, finishing ninth overall with a time of 39:50.56. Her mark was not only an Open New England qualifying mark, but also saw her post outstanding splits. Through the open 5k of the event, she ran a 20:10, before notching a time of 19:40 over the final 5k.
In the long jump, junior Charleen Theroux was solid as well, earning a mark of 5.12 meters (16-10.00). For her efforts, she earned 10th overall, all while battling back from injury. Rounding out the efforts was sophomore Isabelle Wohlin, who posted a time of 16.75 in the 100-meter hurdles. Despite a strong effort, she did not make it into the qualifiers for Saturday's finals - placing 29th overall in the field.