Shannon Gagne Highlights the Day at George Davis Invitational

Charger Athletics

LOWELL, Mass. – Shannon Gagne won three events on Saturday as the University of New Haven men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams competed at the George Davis Invitational, hosted by the University of UMass Lowell.

Gagne won the 400 meter dash, 200 meter dash and the long jump with marks of 57.21 seconds, 24.21 seconds and a leap of 5.95 meters respectively. Ada Udaya also won an event on the day as she claimed the 100 meter dash in 12.26 seconds and finished second in the 200 meter dash with a time of 24.80.

The Chargers claimed three top-five finishes in the long jump. Gagne won the event followed by Alissa Howell in second with a leap of 5.50 meters and Calista Hutchinson in fifth with a jump of 5.15 meters.

The field events were highlighted by Shraya Manick’s second place finish in the hammer throw with a toss of 46.38 meters.

The men’s team took home two more first place finishes. The 4×100 relay team consisting of David Thomas, Kevin Downing, Winston Reid and Mark Kichar won the event with a time of 42.98 seconds and Downing also claimed first in the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.04 seconds. Thomas finished right behind him to take second overall with a mark of 11.23 seconds.

New Haven returns to action on Saturday, April 23 as they are set to compete at the Springfield College Invitational.