NEW YORK, N.Y. – Junior sprinter Danielle Asaro capped a stellar indoor track season by breaking her own school record in the 60-meter dash twice on Friday evening, leading the Marist College women’s track team at the MAAC Indoor Championships held at the Armory Track and Field Center.

Asaro bettered her school record in the dash with an 8.00 clocking in the preliminary round, qualifying her for the final. In the final, she dashed to a sixth-place finish of 7.95 seconds, another school record and her first-ever sub-8.00 clocking.

In the 400-meter dash, freshman Molly Weeks capped her strong first indoor track season with a school-record time of 59.04 seconds. This betters the four-year-old mark of 59.08, set by Holly Burns. Weeks also broke the 500-meter dash record earlier this winter.

In the mile run, sophomore captain Kristen Traub was the only other individual scorer, placing fifth in 4:59.38. The time narrowly missed the ECAC qualifying mark in the event. However, Traub has already qualified for the championships in the 3,000-meter run, which she will compete in at the championships in two weeks.

The Red Foxes placed seventh overall in the meet with 13 points.

MAAC Indoor Championships

Friday, February 21, 2014

Armory Track and Field Center

Women’s individual results

60-meter dash

6. Danielle Asaro 7.95 *school record (8.00 in preliminary round **school record)

16. Ashley Haynes 8.26

19. Alexia Santiago 8.72

200-meter dash

16. Danielle Asaro 26.83

21. Alexia Santiago 28.94

400-meter dash

11. Molly Weeks 59.04 *school record (old record, Holly Burns, 59.08, 2010)

17. Courtney Cartwright 1:02.30

800-meter run

19. Marissa Porter 2:26.02

20. Bryn Gorberg 2:26.95

23. Jackie Gamboli 2:28.73

27. Olivia Lappas 2:34.09

28. Emily Franko 2:35.13

Mile run

5. Kristen Traub 4:59.38

17. Megan Brady 5:31.37

18. Taylor Mueller 5:36.47

19. Jackie Bunce 5:39.55

23. Lizzy Peper 5:44.85

3,000-meter run

17. Brianne Vess 11:21.44

18. Annie Gould 11:29.02

21. Jaime Durso 11:36.86

60-meter hurdles

10. Alex McCahill 10.01

11. Meaghan Gillespie 10.27

1,600-meter relay

6. Marist (Courtney Cartwright, Meaghan Gillespie, Danielle Asaro, Alex McCahill) 4:17.12

Distance medley relay

6. Marist (Kristen Traub, Molly Weeks, Bryn Gorberg, Jackie Gamboli) 12:58.33

Long jump

13. Nicole Scicolone 4.88 meters

Women’s team standings

1-Monmouth 215.5, 2-Rider 94, 3-Manhattan 82.5, 4-Iona 81, 5-St. Peter’s 66, 6-Quinnipiac 62, 7-Marist 13, 8-Canisius 10