WEST HAVEN, Conn. – Bentley University received a pair of seventh-place finishes Friday during the opening day of the Northeast-10 Conference Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Southern Connecticut State University.
Sophomore Ashley Nichols (Kenmore, Wash./Inglemoor HS) ran the 10,000 meters for the first time as a collegian, and finished in 40:36.05. In addition to seventh in the meet, that was good for fifth on Bentley's all-time list.
The other seventh was recorded by freshman Jacqueline Carlson (Kensington, Conn./Berlin HS) in the javelin, with a throw of 101 feet, seven inches.
The meet will continue on Saturday with Falcon All-America Amy Varsell (Burlington, Conn./ Lewis S. Mills HS) looking to win both the 800 and 1500.