Relay team fifth for women's track at Open NE meet

Contact: William Sodoma
Date: May 12, 2012

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. --- Colby College's 400-meter relay team of Brittney Bell, Brittany Reardon, Frances Onyilagha, and Annabelle Hicks finished fifth overall and were the top Division III team at the Open New England Women's Track and Field Championships at MIT on Saturday.
 
The foursome had a clocking of 48.24 to finish slightly slower than their time last weekend at the New England Division III Championships at MIT.
 
Bell and Berol Dewdney both had sixth-place finishes for the Mules. Bell finished fourth (57.90) in the prelim races in the 400 meters and then finished in sixth in the championship final with a 57.48. Meanwhile, Dewdney placed sixth in the 3,000 steeplechase in a time of 11:04.0.
 
Kate Connolly placed 11th for Colby in the 5,000 meters (18:23.49) and Maeve McGovern was 17th with a 40:28.57 in the 10,000 meters.


 
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