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Close Places Seventh in the Heptathlon at Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet

Junior Emily Close placed seventh in the women's heptathlon at the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (file photo by Jason Johns).
Junior Emily Close placed seventh in the women's heptathlon at the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet (file photo by Jason Johns).

Close Places Seventh in Heptathlon at Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet

            WORCESTER, Mass. -- University of Southern Maine junior Emily Close (Orleans, Vt./Lake Region Union) finished seventh in the women's heptathlon at the College of the Holy Cross Multi-Event Meet held Wednesday and Friday.  The meet was interrupted for a day by bad weather.

            Close compiled a total of 3,933 points in the seven events that make up the women's heptathlon.  Close had the quickest time among the competitors in the 100-meter hurdles (15.12 seconds, 826 points) and was third quickest in the 200 meters (26.06, 792).  Among the four field events, her best finish was a tie for third in the high jump (1.52m/4-11 ¾, 644).

            Southern Maine competes this weekend at the annual Aloha Relays held at Bowdoin College.

 

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