SJC Track & Field Teams Open Season at USM

SJC Track & Field Teams Open Season at USM

GORHAM, Maine – The Saint Joseph's College men's and women's indoor track & field teams kicked off the 2018-19 season with an appearance in the University of Southern Maine Open on Saturday. The event was of the non-scoring variety.

The Monks opened the campaign by breaking several team records, as freshman Samantha VanDeMoere (Thornton, N.H.) posted a new top time in the 400-meter dash (1:06.04), sophomore Marissa Hoffman (Harwood, Vt.) bested the former long jump mark with a 4.82-meter distance, and freshman Dori LeMoine (Swan's Island, Maine) broke the shot put record with a 9.71-meter throw.


  • Freshman Michael Brooks (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) won the 1000-meter run with a 2:56.14 effort
  • Senior Avery Liotta-Henderson (Waterbury, Conn.) placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:18.30)
  • Senior Marshall Berninghausen (Brasher Falls, N.Y.) was third in the weight throw (12.05m)
  • Sophomore Connor Rice (Old Orchard Beach, Maine) finished third in the 800-meter run (2:13.97)
  • Sophomore Lance Santeusanio (Berwick, Maine) was fourth in the high jump (1.85m)
  • Sophomore Michael Mason (East Bridgewater, Mass.) placed fifth in the 600-meter run (1:32.34)
  • Freshman Jacob Huberdeau (Plaistow, N.H.) finished fifth in the 3000-meter run (9:26.64)
  • Freshman Cameron Rice (Old Orchard Beach, Maine) was sixth in the 600-meter run (1:50.75)
  • Sophomore Brandon Whitlock (Westbrook, Maine)  placed sixth in the 800-meter run (2:16.98)
  • Junior Jacob Boissonnault (Biddeford, Maine) was eighth in the 3000-meter run (10:58.89)
  • Junior Alex Fitzgerald (Lebanon, N.H.) finished ninth in the 200-meter dash (24.77) and 10th in the long jump (5.78m)
  • Senior Alex Gutierrez (York, Maine) placed seventh in the weight throw (9.73m) and ninth in the shot put (10.07m)


  • VanDeMoere was the runner-up in the 400-meter dash (1:06.04)
  • Senior Sarah Curtin (Strafford, N.H.) placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:26.99)
  • Junior Lillian Bisset (Jefferson, Maine) placed fourth in the 55-meter hurdles (9.48)
  • Sophomore Holly Moores (Rollinsford, N.H.) was fourth in the 3000-meter run (12:32.69)
  • Senior Alysha Smith (Jaffrey, N.H.) placed fourth in the 200-meter dash (28.53), fifth in the 55-meter dash (7.97)
  • Hoffman placed fifth in the long jump (4.82m), seventh in the 200-meter dash (29.29) and 10th in the 55-meter dash (8.14)
  • Freshman Carly Jordan (Turner, Maine) finished sixth in the 3000-meter run (13:48.68)
  • LeMoine finished sixth in the shot put (9.71m)
  • Sophomore Meghan Glisson (Merrimack, N.H.) finished sixth in the 400-meter dash (1:15.46)
  • Freshman Maelle Tati-Pamboy (Portland, Maine) was seventh in the 55-meter dash (8.02) and ninth in the 200-meter dash (29.48)
  • Senior Kelsey Barrett (Gardiner, Maine) was eighth in the 400-meter dash (1:17.23) and 55-meter hurdles (10.12)
  • Freshman Kaylee Todisco (Wilmington, Mass.) finished eighth in the 55-meter dash (8.09)
  • Freshman Katelyn McCarthy (Londonderry, N.H.) placed ninth in the 400-meter dash (1:19.31)
  • Bisset, Smith, Todisco, and Julie Unczur (Danvers, Mass.) finished third in the 4x200 meter relay (1:57.18)


Saint Joseph's is back in action at Southern Maine on Saturday, January 5th.




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Founded in 1912 by the Sisters of Mercy in Portland, Maine, Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s Catholic liberal arts college in the Mercy tradition. We are inclusive of all faiths, including no faith. The 474-acre campus, located on the shore of Sebago Lake in Standish, Maine offers more than 40 undergraduate programs and a Division III athletic program to a population of approximately 1,000 on-campus students. A pioneer of distance education since the 1970s, the College also provides online certificates and undergraduate and graduate degrees for thousands more working adults who reside in more than 20 other countries. In 2015 the College was selected by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching to receive its Community Engagement Classification, highlighting the College’s focus on community service throughout its mission and daily interactions within local, regional, and global communities. In 2018, Princeton Review recognized SJC as one of its “Green Colleges” for its sustainability initiatives. Learn more at