Berry '19 breaks own women's program record in 60-meter dash

Cat Berry '19 (Josh McKee photo)
Cat Berry '19 (Josh McKee photo)

The Hamilton College Continentals finished in second place out of 10 teams at the 2019 Colgate University Class of 1932 Indoor Invitational at Sanford Field House on Saturday.

Hamilton racked up 167.5 team points and trailed only team champion Ithaca College's 191 points. Ithaca is ranked third in the Atlantic Region in the USTFCCCA Track & Field Rating Index. The Continentals finished ahead of Colgate, which was third with 155 points.

Cat Berry '19 broke her own team record in the 60-meter dash as she captured first place with a time of 7.96 seconds in the finals. Berry went on to win the 200-meter dash in 25.99 seconds. Berry led off the winning 1,600-meter relay (4:08.54). She was joined by Mary Lundin '19, Alanna McGill '21 and Caitlin McHugh '20.

Lundin took first place in the 800-meter run by more than 10 seconds with a personal-record time of 2:15.54. McGill boasted a personal-record time of 1:20.77 in winning the 500-meter dash.

Brigit Humphreys '21 grabbed first place in the mile run (5:22.88). Grace Heller '19 was runner-up in the 3,000-meter run (10:42.35) and Andy Uribe '19 followed in fourth place (11:11.20).

Kyandreia Jones '19 collected another win for Hamilton as she finished atop the 60-meter hurdle results with a time of 10.00 seconds in the finals. Emma Liles '21 was runner-up in 10.13 seconds but clocked a personal-record time of 9.97 seconds in the preliminary heats.

Liza Greene '22 finished fourth in the 800 meters (2:27.51), McKela Kanu '22 ended up fifth in the 60 meters with a time of 8.39 seconds, and McHugh landed in fifth place in the 400-meter dash (1:03.92). Willa Rose '19 was seventh in the 200 meters in 28.03 seconds and Diamond Jackson '21 was right behind in eighth place with a time of 28.34 seconds. Mia Schiel '22 claimed fourth place in the 1,000-meter run (3:16.26) and Emily Dunetz '21 was sixth (3:21.75).

Jackson led the field event performers in third place in the triple jump with a mark of 10.36 meters, and she tied for fifth place with Leigh Gelotte '19 in the high jump with a height of 1.40 meters. Emily Steates '19 was fourth in the long jump with a leap of 4.70 meters, and Andrea Shipton '22 finished sixth in the pole vault as she cleared 3.05 meters. Audrey Bartels '19 was eighth in the 20-pound weight throw with a personal-record distance of 12.15 meters.

The Continentals compete in Cornell University's Marc Deneault Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 16.