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Madeia Records Career-Best Time in 800 Meter Race at MIT Final Qualifying Meet

Madeia Records Career-Best Time in 800 Meter Race at MIT Final Qualifying Meet

Cambridge, Mass. - May 17, 2018 - Racing at the MIT Final Qualifying Meet on Thursday afternoon, junior Kristen Madeia (Berlin, Conn.) of the Springfield College women's track and field team put forth a career-best performance in the 800 meter race, crossing in 2:12.40 to take fourth overall in the event.

Madeia's time of 2:12.40 moved her up to No. 18 in all of Division III, as the junior will now wait to see if she earned a trip to the 2018 NCAA Division III Track and Field National Championships, which will begin at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse on May 24.