It’s time once again for our look at some of the top performances of the week around D3 Women's Track and Field – the nominees for HERO of the Week!
The only way to vote is the poll at the bottom of the page. Once you’ve made your voice heard, be sure to share with friends so they can vote as well, and check back next week to see who won. Polls close Tuesday at noon Pacific, so be sure to get your vote in on time!
With 71.6 percent of last week's vote, you named Ithaca junior Katherine Pitman your D3 Women's Track and Field HERO of the Week. Her mark of 13-8.5 won the pole vault title at the NYSCTC Championships, and set a new high-water mark in D3 women's track and field for 2016.
Well done Katherine!
Now for this week's nominees…
Courtesy of PSU-Behrends Athletic Department
Jr. Paige Allen
PSU-Behrend: Won the 100 at the Gator Invitational with a time of 12.03. This came after she ran a 11.92 to win the prelim — the sixth-fastest 100 of the season in D3 women's track. [divider]
Sr. Hulerie McGuffie
UMass Boston: Placed second in the 200 at the NEICAAA Championships with a 24.33 mark — the third-best time of the season in D3 women's track. She also finished third in the 400 at the NEICAAA Championship with a 54.91.
Jr. Chelsea Gilles
Greenville: Topped the 400 field at the NCCAA National Championships with a 54.93 mark — just 0.02 seconds off the fastest time in D3 women's track this season.
Sr. Laurisa Titterud
UW-Stout: Came in second in the 800 at the NCC Dr. Keeler Track & Field Meet, finishing the event in a personal-best 2:11.14.
So. Hannah Swanson
Willamette: Placed 17th in the 1500 at the Portland Twilight with a 4:33.03 mark, the best time by a D3 runner at the meet.
Jr. Kaitlyn Arnold
Alma: Topped the 5000 field with a time of 16:58.84 at the NCC Dr. Keeler meet.
Sr. Peyton Dostie
Southern Maine: At the NEICAAA Championships, finished fourth in the 100 hurdles with a 14.32 mark, and set a personal best in the prelims with a 14.07. [divider]
Courtesy of Washington U Athletics
So. Alison Lindsay
Washington U: Captured the 3000 steeplechase title with a time of 10:38.03 at the NCC Dr. Keeler meet. [divider]
Courtesy of Utica Athletic Department
Sr. Sarah Wiatr
Utica: Won the triple jump with a 40-7.5 mark at the St. John Fisher Last Chance meet.
Jr. Meghan Serdock
Oneonta: Won the hammer throw event at the IC4A/ECAC Championships with a toss of 180-3.