Dearborn Breaks CCSU Record in Day 1 of NEICAAAs
The Central Connecticut women's track and field team completed day one of the New England Indoor Championships in Boston, MA on Friday. Junior Krisztina Dearborn completed the 5,000 meter run finals race in fifth place in a time of 17:20.26, shattering her own CCSU record of 17:29.59 set earlier this season.
Junior Shelby Tuttle, the CCSU record-holder in the 60 meter hurdles, placed 12th in the event with a time of 9.10 seconds. Her time qualifies her for Saturday's final competition. Tuttle was followed by senior Dara Edge who crossed the finish line in 9.42 seconds for 29th place.
In the 500 meter dash preliminaries, sophomore Chantelle Deer narrowly missed qualifying for tomorrow's match-ups. Deer crossed the finish line in 13th place with a time of 1:18.38, just .38 of a second behind the final qualifier.
Also competing for Central on the track was senior Rachel Dombroski who ran a time of 26.24 seconds in the 200 meter dash preliminaries.
In the field events, freshman Chelse Terry placed 22nd in final weight throw competition. She threw for 13.63 meters.
The Blue Devils will resume competition tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 23, at Boston University in Boston, MA.