NE athletes compete in NCAA championships

3/12/2017
 
The collegiate indoor season closed last weekend with New England school competitors earning several National Championship titles.

At the Division 2 Nationals in Birmingham Alabama, 2 time USATF-NE Athlete of the Month Carly Muscaro (Merrimack College) won both the 200 meter (23.57) and 400 meter (51.78) races, the latter in a championship record and all-NE collegiate record. She also anchored Merrimack's fourth place 4x400 relay. In Division 3 action,

UMass Boston freshman Wadeline Jonathas won the 400 and placed second in the 200.

The top Division I performance was turned in by another past AOM, New Hampshire’s Elinor Purrier, who earned a silver medal in the mile in a time of 4:31.88, just .64 out of first.