MADISON, NJ - Sophia Lally ran 7.62 in the 55-meter dash to give Chatham a third-place finish at the Racine Invitational winter track meet held Friday at Drew University. 

The other Chatham girls winter track highlights included:

  • Sprint Medley - 6th place: Jessica Vespasiano, Melina Panagakos, Maya Lee, & Alexa Lee in a time of 4:46.60
  • 55m hurdles - 5th place: Elyse Panagakos with a qualifying time of 9.76 and a final time of 9.62
  • 55m dash - 5th place: Maya Lee with a qualifying time of 7.88 and a final time of 7.93
  • 55m dash - 3rd place: Sophia Lally with a qualifying time of 7.70 and a final time of 7.62
  • 800m run - 3rd place: Sarah Petitjean with a time of 2:30.6 
  • 400m run - 5th place: Jessica Vespasiano with a time of 65.31
  • 4x400 relay - 5th place: Sam Teisch, Nate Goldfield, Ellie Herr, & Karen Cashel with a time of 5:02.48
  • Shot Put - 7th place: Catherine Madden with a throw of 28-08.5 (season best); 9th place: Christine Madden with a throw of 28-04.25 (season best)

Chatham JV Highlights:

  • 55m hurdles: Ellie Herr with a PR time of 11.49 & Hayley Pigntaello with a PR time of 12.55
  • 800m run: Julia Hearne with a PR time of 2:58.73
  • JV Shot Put: 3rd place Ashley McNelis with a throw of 20-06.75 
  • JV Shot Put: 5th place Ava lee with a throw of 19-01.25