May 13, 2012
PRINCETON, N.J.- The Huskies concluded the 2012 ECAC Championships in second place with 59 points following an impressive third and final day at Princeton’s William Weaver Track and Field Stadium. UConn had two athletes reach the top tier of the podium with Heather Wilson and Lindsay Crevoiserat capturing gold medals in their respective events.
All-American Heather Wilson (Homer, N.Y.) conquered the ECAC crown in the 1,500m run with a time of 4:18.14 as she notched 10 points towards UConn’s total. This marks her second ECAC title as she was part of the 2010 4x800 relay team that took home the gold.
Freshman Lindsay Crevoiserat will bring back a gold medal to Storrs after concluding her first Outdoor ECAC Championships. The Glastonbury, Conn. native won first place in the 3,000m with a time of 9:21.88 to add 10 points to UConn’s total.
Sophomore Celina Emerson (Newark, Del.) concluded the 400m dash in third place after posting a time of 53.32 to give the Huskies six points. Also earning UConn points was junior Ana Groff (Orlando, Fla.) who finished sixth (2:06.57) for three tallies towards the Husky total.
The 4x400m relay squad consisting of Tiffany Daley, Emerson, Brianna Allen and Groff turned in another top-five UConn performance with a fourth place finish in 3:38.94 which is a new UConn Outdoor record.
The Husky field performers tallied 12 points towards Connecticut’s total with senior Victoria Flowers (Providence, R.I.) capturing third in the shot put with a toss of 15.69m (51-05.75), while sophomore Natasha McLaren (Stroudsburg, Pa.) earned the Huskies six points with her third place finish in the high jump after registering a leap of 1.75m (5-08.75).