Bulldogs secure eight all-time top 10 performances, win eight events at URI Coaches Invite

KINGSTON, R.I..- The Bryant track and field teams had eight all-time top 10 finishes and won eight events this past Saturday at the URI Coaches Invitational.

Freshman Bethany Marsella became 2nd all-time in the women’s 60m hurdles after running a 9.27. Graduate student Aliya Barrows also continued an outstanding season for the Black and Gold as she would win the women’s 400m with a time of 56.68 which ranks 3rd all-time in program history. Since coming to Smithfield, Barrows has recorded three top 10 individual performances which included setting the school record in the 500m. 

Meet Info

Results: TFRRS 

Bulldog Notes and Notables

  • The Bulldogs set 17 total PR’s at URI. 

  • Jasmine Hope won the women’s 60m dash with a time of 7.69 in the finals (7.66 in the Preliminaries).

  • Vincent Sivo won the men’s 200m dash with a time of 22.44 (4th all-time)

  • Savannah Pineda placed 2nd in the women’s 200m with a time of 25.39 to tie her for 4th all-time.

  • Connor McCue ran an 8.86 in the men’s 60m hurdles to become 6th all-time. 

  • Marissa Crowley finished second in the women’s 1000m with a time of 3:03.23 to move to 5th all-time.

  • Kalen Knott cleared a height of 4.40m which was good for 4th all-time as a Bulldog.

  • The women’s 4x800m relay team which featured Marissa Crowley, Kelley MacElhiney, Emma Grzybinski, and Abby Hamilton combined for a time of 9:45.63 which is good for 7th all-time in Bryant’s history.


What’s next: Bryant will compete in the America East Championships at The TRACK at New Balance in Boston. Prelims will start on Monday February 19th followed by the finals on Tuesday.


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