LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - The Iona College women's outdoor track and field team earned three individual MAAC titles on the final day of the 2013 MAAC Championships at Rider University.
Senior Marion Joly-Testault became a four-time MAAC Champion in the outdoor 5,000-meter race. Her time of 17:08.18 was more than 27 seconds faster than Loyola's Kiera Harrison. Graduate student Nicole Cochran was sixth overall (18:00.96) and junior Tara Jameson finished eighth in the event.
Cochran and junior Kirsten Stewart finished first and second in the 1,500-meter run. Cochran won the MAAC Championship with a 4:30.97. Stewart crossed just over a half second later in 4:31.49. Junior Luci McLoughlin crossed in fifth place (4:38.10) while graduate Jeanne Mack was seventh overall for the Gaels.
Sophomore Regina Neumeyer finished first in the 800-meter run. Her 2:12.87 was just over two seconds faster than Loyola's Jacqueline D'Antonio. McLoughlin and Mack finished back-to-back in fifth and sixth places to earn points for the Maroon & Gold.
Rider won the team championship. The Gaels were fourth overall. Iona competes in the IC4A Championship next weekend at Princeton.
2013 MAAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships Lawrenceville, NJ - Rider University May 5, 2013