It was a solid day in Canton, NY as the club’s combined eventers competed in the Saints Indoor Invitational at St. Lawrence University. In the women’s pentathlon, veteran Michele Krech cruised to victory with a total of 3610 points, 667 clear of her nearest competitor. In their first ever combined events competition, first year University of Ottawa students, Bridget Hayes and Alannah McBride put up totals of 2885pts and 2422pts respectively. They finished in 3rd and 6th.
On day one of the men’s heptathlon, Mark Chenery proved to be the class of the field, claiming top spot in all four individual events – 60m, long jump, shot put, high jump. Chenery amassed 2904 points with performances of 7.17 seconds, 6.76m, 12.50m and 1.87m. He currently stands 430 points ahead of teammate Zach Quevillon. Matthew Johnson currently sits in 8th with 2184 points, but is sure to move up on day two where he is a favourite to win both the pole vault and 1000m