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Track and Field Sets Two Records on Day one of Silfen Invitational

Track and Field Sets Two Records on Day one of Silfen Invitational

Lewis and Regan set Men's and Women's 3000-meter Steeplechase on Day one of the Silfen Invitational

NEW LONDON, Conn.—The Babson College men's and women's track & field teams set a pair of school records and qualified for the NCAA regional championships in two events on day one at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational.

First-year Colin Regan (Rochester, N.Y.) placed seventh in the 3000-meter steeplechase, running 9:55.48, to lower his own school-record and classmate Colin Cianciolo (East Greenwich, R.I.) ran a season-best 1:57.02 to win his heat of the 800-meter run heat and his ticket to the NCAA regional championships.

In the throws, first-year Sean Kennedy (Weymouth, Mass.) led the way for the Beavers with his toss of 139-feet, 5-inches in the Javelin, while junior Sean Rezendes (Scituate, Mass.) was the Green and White's top long jumper with a distance of 19-feet, 11.75-inches.

In her 3000-meter steeplechase season-debut, sophomore Camille Lewis (Cheshire, Conn.) reset her school-record running 12:24.23, classmate Emma Cavanaugh (Southbury, Conn.) ran over half a minute faster in the 5000 meters with an NCAA regional qualifying time and lifetime-best 18:04.57, and junior Stephanie Rodriguez (Guatemala City, Guatemala) ran a season-best 4:56.68 in the 1500-meter run.

The Green and White will begin the second day of competition at Connecticut College on Saturday at 8 a.m.