WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Saint Joseph’s women’s track and field squad earned all but one of its points out of its relays as SJU placed 22nd in a field of 38 teams at the 54th Annual Colonial Relays, held at William and Mary’s Zable Stadium this weekend. The Hawks accumulated 14 points over Friday and Saturday.
Saint Joseph’s earned a pair of fifth-place, four-point performances out of its 4x1500m relay of senior captain Lucy Harmon, junior Emily Bracken, senior captain Elaine Estes, and senior captain Lindsey Oremus (19:12.28) and its Sprint Medley Relay of juniors Tamar Bourdeau, Karley Hess, Sophia Recchilungo, and Monica Higgins (4:11.32).
The Hawks also earned three points from their sixth-place 4x200m relay of junior Aliyah Stokes, junior captain Caroline Duffy, senior captain Kelly Liebl, and senior captain Nathaniela Bourdeau, who posted a new school-record time of 1:41.41.
N. Bourdeau, Liebl, Hess, and T. Bourdeau won their heat to turn in a seventh-place, two-point finish out of the 4x400m relay (3:53.51) while N. Bourdeau was the only Hawk to score in an individual event, placing eighth in the 200m field of 62 (25.43).
Also of note, Harmon placed eighth in the 1500m University finals field of 85 (4:39.45) while Estes (17:16.62 PR) and Oremus (17:19.94 PR) went 14th and 15th in the 5k field of 52 and junior Morgan Camerlo (37:41.98 PR) and senior Britton Gagliardi (38:26.69 PR) finished 16th and 22nd in the 10k field of 37.
Saint Joseph’s will split up to compete at the Rider Invitational, to be held at Rider University’s Track and Field Complex in Lawrenceville, N.J. next Saturday, April 13 and the Bucknell Bison Classic, to be held at Bucknell University’s Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium in Lewisburg, Pa. next Saturday, April 13 through Sunday, April 14.