Stonehill Sets Two Program Records On Day Two Of New England Outdoor Championships

Junior Jeana Esernio set one of two program records today for Stonehill at the New England Championships, as she turned in a time of 14.52 seconds in the 100-meter hurdles prelims.

Junior Jeana Esernio qualifies for Saturday's 100m hurdles final with time of 14.52 seconds

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (May 9, 2015) – The Stonehill College women's track & field team set a pair of program records today on day two of the 2015 New England Outdoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at Henry G. Steinbrenner Stadium.

Junior All-American Jeana Esernio (Stony Brook, New York/Ward Melville) qualified for tomorrow's final in the 100-meter hurdles with a program record time of 14.52 seconds in the prelims, good for sixth overall. Esernio will go for her second career All-New England performance tomorrow at 1:40 p.m.

Senior All-American Maria Curit (Biddeford, Maine/Biddeford), who captured a Northeast-10 Conference championship in the long jump last weekend, posted her seventh career All-New England effort today with a leap of 18 feet, 5.25 inches to finish seventh overall.

Junior Erin Carberry (Milton, Massachusetts/Thayer Academy) placed 14th out of 31 entries in the 400-meter hurdles prelims with a program record time of 1:04.55.

Junior All-American Leanne Kent (North Andover, Massachusetts/Central Catholic) turned in a 14th-place finish in the 100-meter dash prelims, clocking in at 12.55 seconds. Kent also competed in the 200-meter dash prelims, where she finished 19th overall with a time of 25.93 seconds.

Junior Haela Booth-Howe (Scarborough, Maine/Scarborough), Stonehill's lone entry in a field event today, placed 17th in the javelin throw with a distance of 114 feet, ten inches.

Junior All-American Jordan Gray (Warwick, Rhode Island/Toll Gate) finished 23rd in the 400-meter dash prelims with a time of 57.76 seconds.

Stonehill will be back at MIT tomorrow for day three of the New England Outdoor Championships at Steinbrenner Stadium.

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