Chatham Girls Win Group 2 State Shuttle Hurdles Relay Championship
Sunday, January 19, 2014 • 8:00pm
TOMS RIVER, NJ - The Chatham girls won the shuttle hurdles Group 2 Relay Championship, winning the race by more than a second, Sunday in the Bennett Center.
Liz Malatesta, Erin O'Connor, Elaine Weaver, and Simone Kirton took first place in the shuttle hurdles with a time of 34.88, breaking their own school record in the process.
Chatham earned 12 points overall to finish sixth out of more than 50 Group 2 teams competing.
Chatham's 4x800-meter relay team of Erin Tencic, Julie Hamilton, Catherine McNiff, and Laura Walsh took sixth place with a season-best time of 10:17.02.
Colleen O'Neill and Erin O'Connor combined to clear 16'6" in the pole vault to place sixth.
Two other Chatham teams posted season-best times: the 4x200 relay team of Simone Kirton, Sarah Prill, Laura Barber and Lia Ferrone ran 1:53.81 and the sprint medley team of Colleen O'Neill, Sarah Prill, Jess Barry and Julia DiSalvio clocked 4:39.04.