Pioneer Women's and Men's Track and Field Wins Nine Events at BU

(Boston, MA) - The Sacred Heart men's and women's track and field teams participated in a Tri Team Meet with Boston University and Boston College Thursday night at the BU Track and Tennis Center, with the Pioneer women winning with an overall 16-event score of 126 and the Pioneer men tying BU with an overall score of 108.

The women placed first in seven events.  Angelica Johnson (Little Ferry, NJ) won the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.65.  Katelyn Racanelli (Riverside, CT) paced the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:01.13.  Brittany Battis (Beacon Falls, CT) took the pole vault with a 3.20 meter clear of 3.20.  Ashley Matakevich (Stratford, CT) won both the long jump with a leap of 5.17 meters and the triple jump with a 10.85 meter leap.   Kolbi Smith (Valatie, NY) took the shot put with a toss of 12.98 meters, while Athalia Smith (New Britain, CT) won the weight throw with a distance of 17.10 meters.

For the men, Bertony Jean-Louis (Norwalk, CT) and Peter Conti (Mansfield, MA) finished first and second in the 60 meter hurdles with respective times of 8.19 seconds and 8.34 seconds.  Brandon Hutchinson (Bay Shore, NY) won the triple jump with a leap of 14.23 meters.