Distance Runners Open Women's Indoor Track & Field Season at BU

Jennifer Jackson ran a PR in the 3,000 meters

BOSTON – The Tufts University women's indoor track & field team had four distance runners compete at the Boston University's Sharon Colyer-Danville Season Opener on Saturday to begin their 2018-19 season.

Competing in the 3,000 meter run, junior Jennifer Jackson timed 10:29.97 to place sixth in her section and 24th out of 39 overall. Classmate Nicole Kerrigan ran a 10:35.21 time that was eighth in the section and 26th overall. The times were personal bests for both.

Tufts also had a pair in the 5,000 meter run. Senior Kelsey Tierney finished in 18:24.90 for third in her 10-woman section and 40th overall. Senior Caitlin Porrazzo was also in section and posted a 19:09.58 time that was 47th in the race.

This was a non-scoring meet.

Tufts' full squad will open the season at home on January 12.