Fortnam Represents Blue Track & Field at NEICAAA Outdoor Championships

Senior Taylor Fortnam was the lone Wellesley competitor at Saturday's NEICAAA Championships (Springfield Athletic Communications).
Senior Taylor Fortnam was the lone Wellesley competitor at Saturday's NEICAAA Championships (Springfield Athletic Communications).

HANOVER, N.H. -- Following a Division III All-Region performance at last weekend's New England Division III Championships, Wellesley College track & field senior Taylor Fortnam (Portolla Valley, N.H.) represented the Blue on Saturday at the cross-divisional NEICAAA New England Championship. 

Fortnam finished fifth in her heat and 20th overall with a time of 11:27.15, finishing just tenths of second off of her collegiate best mark of 11:27.11 set earlier this spring at the NEWMAC Championships. The Wellesley senior was eighth overall among Division III competitors in the field.  

Thursday's Last Chance Qualifier at MIT is the last opportunity for student-athletes to register qualifying times for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.