Sunday, March 16, 2014

Hawks Continue Improving at Carthage College

Women's Track and Field: LoCoco-Robinson-Hagen Carthage College 2014
LoCoco, Robinson and Hagen all set PR's at Carthage. (Jim Cummins)

KENOSHA, Wis. – 
The Harper College women's track and field team continued to make strides over the weekend at the Carthage College "Gill Athletics Final Qualifier". 
Distance runner Lori Delfin (/Wheeling) qualified for nationals in the 5k, and the 1600m relay squad of Taylor LoCoco (/Prairie Ridge)Stephanie Hurwitz (Rolling Meadows, Ill./Fremd)Marisa Andreuccetti (Elk Grove Village, Ill./Conant) and Gabrielle Brosnan (Mount Prospect, Ill./Christian Liberty) posted a national-qualifying time.
Delfin ran the 5k for the first time this season and crossed the finish line in 21:42.21. The 1600m relay team finished in 4:44.74 to earn a berth into May's national meet.

Additionally, several Harper athletes set personal bests in their respective individual events. LoCoco PR'ed in the 200 (29.52 seconds) and 400-meter dash) (1:08.99).Titi Robison ran a PR 33.63 seconds in the 200-meter dash. Amanda Hagen (/Hoffman Estates) put up season-best results in the 200-meter dash (32.54 seconds) and weight throw (8.09m). Andreuccetti set a PR with a time of 2:48.96 in the 800-meter run.

Hurwitz took third place overall in the 55-meter dash finals with a time of 7.81 seconds. She also placed ninth out of 22 sprinters in the 200-meter dash with a time of 28.16 seconds, best among Harper athletes.

The Hawks begin their outdoor season at Augustana College on Saturday, March 22 at 11:00 AM.

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