NEW ROCHELLE, NY — Iona College women’s indoor track freshman Kristina Bozic made an impressive indoor debut for the Maroon & Gold finishing in second place in the 3,000-meter event at the 2015-16 Boston University Season Opener at the Track & Tennis Center. Bozic was the lone women’s performer representing the Gaels.
Bozic ran a time of 9:54.76, just over a second behind the race winner, Northeastern’s Brook Wojeski. The time was a Croatian Junior National Record, lowering the mark of 10:01.01 set by Nikolina Hrelec in Vienna, Austria on Jan. 29, 2013.
The Gaels also had a contingent at the Fordham University Season Opener Friday evening.
Bozic and Alexandra Naughton finished 10th in their respective events; Bozic in the 60-meter dash and Naughton in the 400-meter event.
Boston University Season Opener
Boston, MA – BU Track & Tennis Center
Dec. 5, 2015
3k: Kristina Bozic, 2nd, 9:54.76.
Fordham Season Opener
Bronx, NY – Fordham University
Dec. 4, 2015
60: Kristina Bozic, 10th, 9.26; Jessica Scheriff, 13th, 9.69; Daniele Martino, 14th, 9.87; Kara McKenna, 15th, 9.94; Shannon O’Hehir, 16th, 10.27; Cassandra Gill, 17th, 10.42. 200: Helena Keenan, 30th, 29.87; Danika Jensen, 31st, 29.91; Natalie Holder, 33rd, 30.61; Marianna Sticca, 34th, 31.52; Kerri Sexton, 38th, 34.24. 400: Alexandra Naughton, 10th, 1:05.10; Rachel Garn, 13th, 1:08.76; Kristal King, 14th, 1:08.89; Jeannette Ridgeway, 17th, 1:09.87; Melissa Hawtin, 19th, 1:11.49; Shea Foley, 21st, 1:15.27; Jillian Baldassarre, 22nd, 1:18.51.