Feb. 15, 2016
Patriot League Release
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – Christy Wood and Kennedy Jones of the women's track & field team each earned Patriot League weekly honors, the conference announced on Monday.
Senior Christy Wood was named Patriot League Female Track Athlete of the Week after competing at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational on Friday. Wood came in seventh place in the 400 meters with a time of 54.49, best in the Patriot League and easily ahead of the ECAC standard. The time places Wood eighth among all ECAC qualifiers in the race this season.
Freshman Kennedy Jones was named Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week after finishing fourth in the triple jump with a personal-best and ECAC-qualifying jump of 12.32 meters, which leads the Patriot League and is 10th in the region this season. She also just missed an ECAC mark in the long jump by placing sixth at 5.63 meters.
The Terriers next compete at the Patriot League Championships, which they will host at the TTC Feb. 19-21.