BRIDGEWATER, VA– Seahawk Madeleine Blaisdell blazed the trail for St. Mary’s yesterday, earning herself two third place finishes for the day. In total St. Mary’s saw four top ten finishes across the seven events they competed in at the meet. Meaghan Collins broke two of her records in the Hammer Throw and the Discus Throw.
How it Happened
- Madeleine Blaisdell had herself a day at the Doc Jopson Invite, making the podium in both of her events. Blaisdell finished the 800M run in 2:39.94 to secure third place. Teammates Ariana Lecouras and Kendal Eldridge also competed in the 800M run and finished in the top ten for the Seahawks, clinching 8th and 10th place. The trio also took part in the 1500M run together where Blaisdell tallied her second third place finish of the day. Blaisdell took the podium with a time of 5:15.82.
- Meaghan Collins recorded the fourth and final top ten finish for St. Mary’s with her performance in the discus throw. Collins finished in eighth place of the 27 competitors, breaking her previous record of 27.20 meters with a throw of 28.39 meters. Collins also broke her record in the hammer throw yesterday by just over a meter. Setting her new record at 27.71 meters.
- Meaghan Collins competed in her third and final event of the day alongside Seahawk Morgan Marzec in the shot put. Collins placed 18th throwing 7.84 meters and Marzec secured 19th, throwing 7.78 meters.
- Stacie Lally picked up the javelin for the Seahawks yesterday, throwing a distance of 14 meters.
- Ariat Ojulu raced in the 400M dash yesterday. Ojulu crossed the finish line in 14th place at a time of 1:12.59.
The Seahawks will host their first meet in program history on April 2nd. Events are set to start at 9:30 AM and will take place at JLR Stadium.