Depalo qualifies for 400 final

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Colby College's Taylor Depalo was seventh overall and second among Division III sprinters in the 400-meter dash at the Open New England Women's Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Williams College

Depalo had her fastest time of the season at 56.541 in a preliminary race Friday. She had a time of 57.78 in Saturday's championship final. Rachel Leonard took 24th place in the event at 58.97.

Leonard, Sophie Stokes Cerkvenik, Michaela Athanasopoulos, and Depalo placed eighth in the 1,600 relay in 3:56.64.

Stokes Cerkvenik was 15th in the 100 hurdles (15.05) for the Mules.