Huskies Host UConn All-Region Meet Saturday

UConn senior Christine Vogel and five others will be recognized on Saturday.
UConn senior Christine Vogel and five others will be recognized on Saturday. UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM

April 5, 2012

REVISED: UConn All-Region Schedule

STORRS, Conn.- After having a tremendous opening to the season last week, the UConn women's track and field team will host the UConn All-Region meet on Saturday, April 7 starting at noon at the George J. Sherman Family Sports Complex. Connecticut will recognize six Husky seniors on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m.

The Huskies are coming back from the Raleigh Relays with three first place finishes, as well as earning two top-five performances at the UConn Spring Invite.

Junior All-American Brigitte Mania led the way for UConn on the track. In the 800m, Mania placed first with a time of 2:04.86. The first place finish is currently first in the nation. Finishing close behind was fellow All-American Heather Wilson, who completed the race in 2:05.81, claiming third. For her first place finish, as well as her second place effort in the 1,500m (4:22.72), Mania was named BIG EAST Track and Field Athlete of the Week.           

Back in Storrs, Conn. the Huskies performed well, claiming two top-five finishes. Senior Danika Ham captured the third spot in the javelin with a throw of 38.87m, while senior Shelby Donahue placed fifth in the 1,500m (4:42.18).

The Huskies will conclude their 2012 home schedule this Saturday starting at noon with senior recognitions beginning at 11:30 a.m.  Meghan Cunningham, Courtney Dinnan, Shelby Donahue, Danika Ham, Christine Vogel and Heather Wilson will all be honored on Saturday morning.