Berry ’19 wins twice for women’s track & field at Rochester

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

The Hamilton College Continentals finished in the top five in 14 events, including three first-place finishes, at the non-team scoring 2019 University of Rochester Track & Field Spring Classic on Saturday.

Cat Berry '19 led the way for the Continentals, blowing away the competition in both the 200-meter and 400-meter dash. Berry was the only sprinter to finish under 26 seconds in the 200 meters with a time of 25.58 seconds, and in the 400 meters her time of 58.26 seconds was the only time under one minute.

Mary Lundin '19 finished first in the 800-meter run with a season-best time of 2:16.00. Kyandreia Jones '19 placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.89 seconds after she ran a time of 16.66 seconds in the preliminaries. Emma Liles '21 was the top Hamilton finisher in the 400-meter hurdles with a fourth-place time of 1:11.18, and Emily Dunetz '21 finished fifth (1:12.16). Liles also finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.97 seconds. She recorded a slightly faster time of 16.93 seconds in the prelims.

Andrea Shipton '22 recorded a distance of 26.13 meters in the javelin throw to finish second, and Audrey Bartels '19 finished fourth in the hammer throw with a personal-best distance of 40.49 meters.

Willa Rose '19 was fifth in the 200 meters in 27.78 seconds, Brigit Humphreys '21 took fifth place in the 1,500-meter run (5:01.49) and Liza Greene '22 was less than a second behind in sixth place (5:01.81). Shipton was fifth in the pole vault with a height of 3.05 meters.

Hamilton heads to Middlebury College on Saturday, April 27 for the 2019 NESCAC Men's and Women's Track & Field Championships. The first event is scheduled to start at 9 a.m.