Fitchburg, MA -
The University of Maine at Presque Isle women were again at Fitchburg State University for the Eric Loeschner Memorial meet on Saturday. The meet was won by Franklin Pierce who were followed by the University of New England and Host Fitchburg State. The Owls finished in seventh spot of the 16 teams represented, having garnered 22 points.
Marge Dickinson (Lisbon Falls, ME) placed second in the javelin (27.22m/90-05, 8 points) and third in discus (24.50m/80-04, 3 points). Liz Ward (Winthrop, ME) placed seventh in the javelin (19.55m/ 64-02, 2 points), and Dianna Poulin (Woodland, ME) scored her first point in a meet in javelin (eighth, 16.47m/54-00, 1 point). The 4 x 400m team of Irina Norkin (Denmark, ME), Rebecca Griffin (Hodgdon, ME), Ward, and Chenoa Jackson (Wilton, ME) was second and gained the other eight points.
School/personal bests were logged by Jackson (800m), Dickinson (shot and discus) and Norkin (800m). Personal bests were hit by Griffin (800m), Laura Fitzgerald (Springvale, ME, 100m), and by Poulin (shot and javelin).
Complete performances including school records and personal bests were:
Chenoa Jackson (Wilton, ME): 800m – 3:01.45 (*personal best)
Marge Dickinson (Lisbon Falls, ME): shot – 8.36m/27-05 (*school record); discus – 24.50/80-04 (*school record); javelin – 27.55m/90-05
Liz Ward (Winthrop, ME): 100m – 15.94; shot – 5.94m/19.06; discus – 19.64m/64-05; javelin – 19.55m/64-02
Jenny Sanborn (Sangerville, ME): 100m – 18.80; 200m – 39.83
Irina Norkin (Denmark, ME): 200m – 33.84; 800m – 2:42.74 (*school record)
Rebecca Griffin (Hodgdon, ME): 800m - 3:17.35 (*personal best)
Laura Fitzgerald (Springvale, ME): 100m – 18.81 (*personal best); 200m – 40.78
Dianna Poulin (Woodland, ME): shot – 5.94m/19-06 (*personal best); discus – 13.45m/44-04; javelin – 16.47m/54-00 (*personal best)
The Owls will next be at Regis College in Weston, MA on April 27th and 28th for the combined NAC, NECC and GNAC championship meet.
Complete results (both women and men):