May 12, 2012

Women’s Track and Field Closes Out Season at New England Championships

CAMBRIDGE, MA – The Merrimack women's track and field team closed out their 2012 outdoor season at the New England Championships on Saturday.

"The New England Championships wrapped up a successful second year for the program," said head coach Matt Pimentel. "I was very happy with the improvement over the year by all the athletes."

In the track events, the Warriors picked up a 10th place finish by junior Anne Bajor (Methuen, Mass.) in the 5,000 meter run. Bajor finished with a team-best time of 18:19.71. Freshman Kelsey Grimmer (Shelton, CT) also competed in the 5,000 meter run and finished off her season with a 16th place finish. Grimmer finished the race in a time of 18:37.22.

Racing in her final event as a Warrior, senior Rebecca Ainscow (Derry, NH) picked up a 16th place finish in the 10,000 meter run.  Ainscow finished the race in a time of 40:27.04.

The 2012 New England Championships was the Warriors final meet of the season, closing out their second season as a division II program.