Southern Maine Inivitational
Open New England Championships
PUGLISI QUALIFIES FOR NCAAS,
LEWISTON, Maine Competing in two meets this weekend, the women's track and field team had twice as many chances for top showings. The Bobcats got two NCAA performances at the Southern Maine Invitational on Feb. 22 and at the Open New England championships on Feb. 23.
USM, senior Jen Strahle (Ridgewood, N.J.) improved her NCAA provisional
qualifying mark one more time in the 20-pound weight throw with a toss of 47-10.
Thatlifetime best throw moves her back into the top 20 in the nation, into 17th
place. The Bobcats also had two more top-three finishes as first-year Laura
David (Santa Rosa, Cal.) qualified for the ECAC championships in the 600
with a time of 1:43.97, while sophomore Tiffany Carter (Lisbon Falls,
Maine) had a p.r. in the 200 with a third-place time of 29.96 seconds.