Women's track and field competes at home for last time in 2019

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

The Hamilton College Continentals hosted the multi-divisional, non-team scoring 2019 Mid-Week Outdoor Invitational at Pritchard Track on Tuesday.

Hamilton welcomed Colgate University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Hartwick College, Utica College and Sage Colleges to The Hill. The Continentals had a number of outstanding performances.

Cat Berry '19 and Marie Steiner '20 dueled in the sprint events again. Berry took first place in the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.59 seconds and in the 200-meter dash in 25.90 seconds. Steiner was close behind in both events with a time of 12.61 seconds in the 100 meters and 26.32 seconds in the 200 meters. She was runner-up in both events.

Caitlin McHugh '20 was a winner in the 400-meter dash (1:05.19) and Mia Schiel '22 was victorious in the 1,500-meter run (5:11.20). Brigit Humphreys '21 finished second behind a Colgate athlete in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.92.

Andy Uribe '19 edged Katie Cronin '21 for first place in the 3,000-meter run. Uribe posted a time of 11:07.80 while Cronin finished in 11:11.36. In the hurdles Emma Liles '21 captured first place in the 400 meters (1:09.92) and was second in the 100 meters with a time of 16.47 seconds.

Hamilton grabbed first place in three field events. Leigh Gelotte '19 qualified for the All-Atlantic Region Track & Field Conference Championships in the high jump with a height of 1.55 meters, Andrea Shipton '22 cleared 3.08 meters in the pole vault, and Emily Steates '19 posted a mark of 10.25 meters in the triple jump. Lindsey Royce '22 was right behind Steates with a jump of 10.21 meters and landed in third place in the javelin throw with a distance of 29.85 meters.

The Continentals are back at it again on Saturday, April 20 at the University of Rochester Spring Classic that starts at 10 a.m.