Women's track and field competes in qualifying meet

MEDFORD, Mass. -- Helen Chavey won the mile and Sophie Stokes Cerkvenik placed second in the 200-meter dash for the Colby College women's indoor track and field team at the Tufts University Qualifying Meet on Saturday.

Chavey had a time of 5 minutes, 1.06 seconds to beat the field of nine runners. Meanwhile, Stokes Cerkvenik had a 25.58 time in the 200 in a field of 13 sprinters.
 
Rachel Leonard placed third in the 400 dash (58.77). She and Stokes Cerkvenik combined with Annah Rossvall and Taylor DePalo to take third place in the 1,600 relay (3:55.61).
 
Jayla Moss placed fifth in the triple jump at 36-4 and teammate Christie Woodside was sixth with a 35-6.5. Sharde Johnson added a seventh in the high jump (5-3) and Kaylie Vallee took 10th in the triple jump (34-1.5). Laura Polley (12th, 9.47), Christina Speliakos (13th, 9.51), Woodside (15th, 9.63), and Emma O'Hara (16th, 9.88) competed in the 60 hurdles.