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Niagara track and field to compete at Alfred Invitational on Monday



NIAGARA UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- After three events were cancelled due to inclement weather, the Niagara University track and field team will have their first competition of the season at the Alfred Invite, hosted by Alfred State, on Monday.

Senior-Laden Team
  • Niagara has an experienced team featuring # seniors – Alyssandra Orfano (distance), Erin Clark (throws), Maggie Doyle (sprints), Sarah Grubbs (mid-distance), Casey Leader (hurdles), Lilly Lupinetti (sprints), Jenna Minges (hurdles), Emilee Welton (distance), and Rachel Wisely (sprints).

Field Commanders
  • Two of Niagara's most standout performers last season were Morgan Palmer and Maggie Gerard.
  • The pair routinely set PR and school records in the shot put and in discuss.
  • Palmer finished in first in the discus twice (Wolfie, SUNY Geneseo). Gerard finish first in the shot put at the Wolfie Invitational.  

Field Event Schedule
  • Shot Put – Erin Clark, Maggie Gerard, Morgan Palmer
  • Discuss – Erin Clark, Maggie Gerard, Morgan Palmer
  • Long Jump – Liz, Bri, Julia, Rak
  • Triple Jump – Liz, Julia, Rak

Track Event Schedule
  • 4x100 relay
  • 1500 – Nora Klinowski
  • 100m Hurdles – Jenna Minges, Alex Laubert
  • 400m – Rachel Wisely, Kelly Nichols
  • 100m – Lilly Lupinetti, Akira Thornton
  • 800m relay – Sarah Grubbs, Emma Bagnato, Nora Klinowski, Erin Murray
  • 400IH – Casey Leader, Maggie Rogers
  • 200m – Lilly Lupinetti, Maggie Doyle, Jenna Minges , Rachel Wisely, Kelly Nichols, Akira Thornton Alex Laubert
  • 4x400m relay
  • 3000 – Alyssandra Orfano, Mallory Ronan, Julia Freemire, Stephanie Webster