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Women's Track and Field Finishes Fifth at America East Indoor Championships
Freshman Amanda Deller
BOSTON—The UMBC women’s track and field team, picked to finish eighth in the conference, exceeded expectations and placed fifth in the 2010 America East Indoor Championships. Freshman Amanda Deller (Aberdeen, Md./Aberdeen), who placed third in the weight throw on Friday, earned gold in the shot put Saturday in Boston.
Deller won with a throw of 13.75m (45’1.5”), while junior Chrissy Robinson (
Senior Britney Foreman (
Senior Sara Parkinson (Chorley, England/Loughborough University), a day after setting the school record in the 5,000-meter run, finished third in the 3,000-meter run in 9:53.32 and fourth in the 1-mile run in 4:55.21, just 21 one-hundredths of a second over the UMBC mark.
The Retrievers return to action March 6 for the IC4A/ECAC Championships back in