Tovkach Sets 800m Record in Boston
The Army West Point Women's Track and Field team competed in the first of two days at the David Hemerey Valentine Invitational at Boston University on Friday.
Yearling Anna Tovkach was very strong on the day, setting the Academy record in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:07.30. She also placed third in the 500-meter run with a time of 1:13.68.
Hannah Deines placed 17th in the 500-meter with a time of 1:17.04 and Haley Watson was shortly behind in 28th at 1:18.05.
Firstie Samantha Coletti posted the second-best mile run in Army history, finishing the race in 4:47.74. It's just the second mile under 4:50, joining Abby Halbrook at the Armory Last Chance meet in last season. Read more.