Lambert Wins Twice to Lead Women's Track & Field on Second Day of Elm City Challenge

Lambert Wins Twice to Lead Women's Track & Field on Second Day of Elm City Challenge

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (December 11, 2014) – Junior Alyssa Lambert (Manchester, N.H.) ran a 5:18.51 to win the mile and 5:48.71 to win the 3000 meter for the Franklin Pierce University women's track and field team. The Ravens placed third out of four teams on Friday in second day at the Elm City Challenge, hosted by Southern Connecticut State University, held at the Moore Field House. 

Four Ravens would place in the top 10, with two in the top five, in the 200 meter dash. Sophomore Nicki Zeigler (Circleville, N.Y.) placed third with 26.71. Fourth place was freshman Nicole Galewski  (Pembroke, Mass.) 27.20.  

Sophomore Hadley Doubleday (Plymouth, Mass.) would place ninth in the 800meter run 2:34.45 for her final.
Two Ravens placed in the top five for the one mile run, Lambert with 5:18.52 and junior Doria Brown (Little Falls, N.J.) placed fifth with a time of 5:49.40.
Lambert placed first again in the 3000meter run with a time of 10:51.96, almost ten seconds faster than the runner up. She was joined in the top five by junior Shannon Lozier (Merrimac, Mass.) in third place at 11:30.35, and freshman Natalie Davies in fifth at 11:47.95.

Sophomore Kendra Plant (Cumberland, R.I.) placed second in the shot put tossing it 10.87meters and placing fifth in the weight with 12.90meters. Junior Nadine Hyde (Maple Valley, Wash.) placed third at 10.67meters, while placing fourth in the weight throw at 12.49meters.

The Ravens are back in action Sunday January 11th for the Dartmouth Relays.

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