SJC Track & Field Teams Open Season at USM

SJC Track & Field Teams Open Season at USM

GORHAM, Maine – The Saint Joseph's College men's and women's indoor track & field teams kicked off the 2018-19 season with an appearance in the University of Southern Maine Open on Saturday. The event was of the non-scoring variety.

The Monks opened the campaign by breaking several team records, as freshman Samantha VanDeMoere (Thornton, N.H.) posted a new top time in the 400-meter dash (1:06.04), sophomore Marissa Hoffman (Harwood, Vt.) bested the former long jump mark with a 4.82-meter distance, and freshman Dori LeMoine (Swan's Island, Maine) broke the shot put record with a 9.71-meter throw.


  • Freshman Michael Brooks (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) won the 1000-meter run with a 2:56.14 effort
  • Senior Avery Liotta-Henderson (Waterbury, Conn.) placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:18.30)
  • Senior Marshall Berninghausen (Brasher Falls, N.Y.) was third in the weight throw (12.05m)
  • Sophomore Connor Rice (Old Orchard Beach, Maine) finished third in the 800-meter run (2:13.97)
  • Sophomore Lance Santeusanio (Berwick, Maine) was fourth in the high jump (1.85m)
  • Sophomore Michael Mason (East Bridgewater, Mass.) placed fifth in the 600-meter run (1:32.34)
  • Freshman Jacob Huberdeau (Plaistow, N.H.) finished fifth in the 3000-meter run (9:26.64)
  • Freshman Cameron Rice (Old Orchard Beach, Maine) was sixth in the 600-meter run (1:50.75)
  • Sophomore Brandon Whitlock (Westbrook, Maine)  placed sixth in the 800-meter run (2:16.98)
  • Junior Jacob Boissonnault (Biddeford, Maine) was eighth in the 3000-meter run (10:58.89)
  • Junior Alex Fitzgerald (Lebanon, N.H.) finished ninth in the 200-meter dash (24.77) and 10th in the long jump (5.78m)
  • Senior Alex Gutierrez (York, Maine) placed seventh in the weight throw (9.73m) and ninth in the shot put (10.07m)


  • VanDeMoere was the runner-up in the 400-meter dash (1:06.04)
  • Senior Sarah Curtin (Strafford, N.H.) placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:26.99)
  • Junior Lillian Bisset (Jefferson, Maine) placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles (9.48)
  • Sophomore Holly Moores (Rollinsford, N.H.) was fourth in the 3000-meter run (12:32.69)
  • Senior Alysha Smith (Jaffrey, N.H.) placed fourth in the 200-meter dash (28.53), fifth in the 55-meter dash (7.97)
  • Hoffman placed fifth in the long jump (4.82m), seventh in the 200-meter dash (29.29) and 10th in the 55-meter dash (8.14)
  • Freshman Carly Jordan (Turner, Maine) finished sixth in the 3000-meter run (13:48.68)
  • LeMoine finished sixth in the shot put (9.71m)
  • Sophomore Meghan Glisson (Merrimack, N.H.) finished sixth in the 400-meter dash (1:15.46)
  • Freshman Maelle Tati-Pamboy (Portland, Maine) was seventh in the 55-meter dash (8.02) and ninth in the 200-meter dash (29.48)
  • Senior Kelsey Barrett (Gardiner, Maine) was eighth in the 400-meter dash (1:17.23) and 55-meter hurdles (10.12)
  • Freshman Kaylee Todisco (Wilmington, Mass.) finished eighth in the 55-meter dash (8.09)
  • Freshman Katelyn McCarthy (Londonderry, N.H.) placed ninth in the 400-meter dash (1:19.31)
  • Bisset, Smith, Todisco, and Julie Unczur (Danvers, Mass.) finished third in the 4x200 meter relay (1:57.18)


Saint Joseph's is back in action at Southern Maine on Saturday, January 5th.




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