Women's Track & Field

Double Medal Day For MacDonald

UNB's Sydney MacDonald stands atop the podium following the Indoor Pentathlon, at the Subway AUS Track and Field Championships, in Moncton. (U de Moncton Athletics)
UNB's Sydney MacDonald stands atop the podium following the Indoor Pentathlon, at the Subway AUS Track and Field Championships, in Moncton. (U de Moncton Athletics)

(MONCTON, NB) A total of nine records were established on the first day of the Subway Atlantic University Sport Track and Field Championships, being held in Moncton.

UNB's Jon Gionet(Bathurst, NB) set a new conference record in winning the men's shot put. Gionet registered a put of 16.76-metres to win the gold medal. The Varsity Reds' Liam Turgeon(Tide Head, NB) earned the bronze.

Sydney MacDonald(Miramichi, NB) led the UNB women, winning the Indoor Pentathlon and finishing 3rd in the 60-metre hurdles.

Tess McDonald(Fredericton, NB) won the gold medal in the women's triple jump, covering 11.67-metres.

The UNB women earned the bronze medal in the 4 X 800-metres relay, and Cailie McGuire(Mississauga, ON) was third in the 3000-metres.

Jeff Retallick earned the silver medal in the men's 300-metres, while the UNB men took bronze in their 4 X 800-metre relay.

Troy Wilson(Woodstock, NB) soared to 3.70-metres, earning the bronze medal in the men's pole vault.

Day two goes Saturday.