By Christine Houghton
On Saturday, Dec. 1, the men’s and women’s track teams traveled to the Armory Track in New York City for the TCNJ Indoor Open to start their winter season.
For the men, sophomores Anthony Lorenc and Daulton Hopkins placed ninth and 14th in the 300-meter race at 36.45 and 37.03, respectively. Running the 400-meter race, freshmen Kai Zachman-Muira and Dylan Peck took eighth and ninth, running a time of 54.90 and 54.97, respectively.
Freshman Brett Schuett finished 10th at 1:26, while freshman Andrew Gratti placed 12th at 1:27 in the 600-meter race.
In the long jump, junior Tim Reilly jumped to a mark of six meters to take 11th place.
For the women, junior Katie La Capria took fourth place in the 600-meter race with a time of 1:36 and was followed close behind by senior Kathleen Jaeger, who clocked in at 1:37 for fifth place.
Sophomore Kim Lewis placed third in the 400-meter race with a time of 1:04 and freshman Marissa Kaplan took fourth in the same race at 1:06. In the 300-meter race, sophomore Shannon Lambert took seventh place with a time of 42.39 and freshman Megan Gasnick took 11th, clocking in at 43.00.
In the weight throw, junior Angela Rambert placed ninth with a throw of 13.55 meters. Freshman Kassidy Mulryne took sixth in the long jump, putting up a mark of 5.29 meters.
The Lions continue their season on Saturday, Dec. 8, as they travel to the Princeton New Year’s Invitational.