Desilvestre and Torres notch PR's in the 1000 meter
Medford, Mass. – The Fitchburg State University women's indoor track & field team competed at the 2019 Branwen Smith-King Invitational, hosted by Tufts University this afternoon at the Tufts Gantcher Field House.
Meet: Branwen Smith-King Invite
Location: Gantcher Field House
Scoring: No Scoring
How It Happened
Sophomore Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) led the way for the Falcons after placing ninth in the 1000 meter with a MASCAC qualifying time of 3:14.68, while the 4x200 meter relay team of freshman Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.), classmate Denise Yeboah (Worcester, Mass.), sophomore Sylvia Owusu-Agyeiwaa (Webster, Mass.) and sophomore Makaisha Gonzalez (Lunenburg, Mass.) turned in a tenth place effort of 2:03.27.
In the 1000 meter, freshman Nyasia Torres (Fitchburg, Mass.) and senior Jennifer Desilvestre (Beverly, Mass.) posted PR times of 3:57.28 and 3:59.13 respectively, while Guzman added a MASCAC qualifying time of 8.73 seconds with a 16th place effort in the 60 meter dash.
In addition, Gonzalez posted her second post-season qualifying time on the day, placing 15th in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 10.51 seconds, while Yeboah registered a MASCAC qualifying mark of 4.63 meters in the long jump.
Junior Brianna Young (Mansfield, Mass.) notched a pair of MASCAC qualifying marks in the shot put (10.47m) and the weight throw (8.62m), while junior Heisha Santos-Flores (Webster, Mass.) rounded out the top Falcon efforts on the day with a 6.45m toss in the shot put as well as registering a mark of 7.46 meters in the weight throw.
By The Numbers
- Kambrynn Bowman (Norton, Mass.) 9th place in the 1000m (3:14.68)
- Chloe Guzman (Pawtucket, Conn.), Denise Yeboah (Worcester, Mass.), Sylvia Owusu-Agyeiwaa (Webster, Mass.) and Makaisha Gonzalez (Lancaster, Mass.) 10th place in the 4x200m (2:02.27)
Falcons return to action next Saturday as they travel to Wesleyan University for a meet starting at 10:00 AM.