Beavers Take Fifth in Opening Weekend

Beavers Take Fifth in Opening Weekend

Willimantic, CT - University of Maine at Farmington's Women's track and field team opened their season up at Eastern Connecticut College.

The Beavers were led by Laura Pulito and teammates Haley Frizzle and Olivia Ridley. Pulito qualified for the New England's in the 800-meter run crossing the finish line at 2:20.69. Haley Frizzle placed 3rd in the shot put followed by Jessica Brink who placed 6th. Olivia Ridley won the 5k and punched her ticket to New England's early as well with a time of 18:37.10.

The Beavers have a packed weekend next weekend as they head to Regis Friday and Bowdoin College Saturday