March 26, 2012

Carrie Robitaille Named MASCAC Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Bridgewater State University senior Carrie Robitaille has been selected as the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week.

Robitaille placed first in the both the triple jump and the high jump at the BSU Bears Invitational this past Saturday.  She posted a distance of 34 feet, 5.5 inches (10.50 meters) in the triple jump and a height of five feet (1.52 meters) in the high jump to qualify for the Division III New England Championships in both events.

A native of Ludlow, Massachusetts, Robitaille also placed first and qualified for DIII New Englands in the 400-meter hurdles (1:09.88), and finished second in the 100-meter hurdles (17.24 seconds).

In four seasons on the BSU women’s track and field team, Robitaille has set four school records including three indoor marks (long jump, triple jump, pentathlon) and one outdoor (triple jump).

Robitaille also competed on the Bears’ women’s soccer team during each of the last three seasons.  She appeared in 50 career games as a defender and midfielder, notching two goals and two assists.

The outdoor season continues for Robitaille and the BSU track and field teams as the Bears will compete at the Tufts Invitational on Saturday.

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