Huskies Open Outdoor Season at Hurricane Invitational

MIAMI, FL (March 22) - The University of Connecticut women’s track and field team started the outdoor season at the Hurricane Invitational in Miami, FL on Saturday.

UConn’s had three second-place finishes on the day. Andrea Gourdine (Penfield, NY) finished second in the triple jump with a jump of 11.77 meters (38-7.50). Kristin Meyer (Hillsborough, NJ) also earned a second place finish in the 3000 meter run, with a time of 10:11.00. The final second place finish went to Amy Parkosewich (Bethlehem, CT) in the discus, with a distance of 48.39 meters (158-9.00).

UConn Finishers Listed Below:

200 Meter Dash
6. Antonia Cadore, 23.99
11. Sharmaine Abrams, 24.54

400 Meter Dash
8. Michelle Carter, 57.01
11. Nicola Hines, 57.43

800 Meter Run
16. Christine Goetter, 2:27.46

1500 Meter Run
7. Allison McCabe, 4:50.80

3000 Meter Run
2. Kristin Meyer, 10:11.00
4. Julie Cavanaugh, 10:44.90

100 Meter Hurdles
5. April Garner, 14.09

400 Meter Hurdles
8. Amanda Crichlow, 1:05.12

4x400 Meter Relay
Seventh Place, 3:52.03

Long Jump
14. Andrea Gourdine, 5.20 (17-00.75)
16. Caitlyn Brady, 5.11 (16-9.25)
17. Gizele Richards, 4.90 (16-1.00)

Triple Jump
2. Andrea Gourdine, 11.77 (38-7.50)
9. Caitlyn Brady, 10.88 (35-8.50)
11. Gizele Richards, 10.60 (34-9.50)

Discus
2. Amy Parkosewich, 48.39 (158-9.00)

Hammer Throw
3. Amy Parkosewich, 51.77 (169-10.00)

Shot Put
7. Amy Parkosweich, 12.51 (41-00.50)