Biswal, Mason dual winners, Saints women's track and field win Rochester Invitational
Junior Divya Biswal and first-year Ketura Mason both won a pair of events as the Saints women's track and field team won the Rochester Invitational in its first outdoor meet of the season. St. Lawrence tallied 137 points to narrowly edge host Rochester (129), the only other team to break the 100-point mark in the 23-team event.
Biswal picked up right where she left off after the indoor season, winning the long jump with a distance of 5.43 meters and the 100-meter hurdles in 15.77. Mason narrowly edged teammate Hannah Kinsey by three hundredths of a second to win the 100-meter dash in 12.94. The Toronto native also earned the win in the 200-meter dash, clocking in at 26.28.Biswal, Mason and Kinsey were joined by sophomore Chinelo Asanya on the Saints second-place 4x100 meter relay team that finished in 49.97 seconds.
Amy Cymerman was among the Saints' individual winners on the day, as she took first in the 1500 by a five-second margin in 4:43.52. First-year Lisa Grohn also grabbed points for St. Lawrence in the event, finishing third (4:48.67). Both were a part of the winning 4x800 meter relay joining Marisa Turner and Cassia Hameline to combine for a time of 9:47.95.
In addition, Turner was a winner in the field taking the high jump after clearing 1.64 meters. She and junior Carly Stine were the Saints top finishers in the 400-meter dash crossing the line in fifth and sixth, respectively.
Others earning points for St. Lawrence included first-years Molly Lennon and Jacqueline Ebeling, who both posted personal records in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing third (1:08.04) and fifth (1:09.16). In field events, Caitlin Boreyko took fourth in the pole vault clearing 3.13 meters, while Victoria Bean placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 10.88 meters. Kristen Linder finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 11.29 meters and Jenna Jasinski took third in the javelin (30.62m).