2017 W&M WoMen's Track & Field Season Preview

The William & Mary women's track and field team heads into the 2017 season with a deep and talented roster in every event group, and poised to contend for the Colonial Athletic Association title this spring under new interim Director of Track and Field and Cross Country Alex Heacock '09. The Tribe also looks to extend its program-record streak of appearing at 11-straight NCAA Championships.

Meet the Team

Ten to Watch This Season

MOLLY APPLEGATE

Sr. / Middle Distance / Toms River, N.J.

  • NCAA Qualifier in the 3,000m Steeplechase
  • Two-time All-East at the ECAC Championships
  • Third in School History in the 3,000m Steeplechase (10:23.82)
  • Two-time All-CAA in Cross Country

MOLLY BREIDENBAUGH

Jr. / Distance / Mechanicsville, Va.

  • NCAA Qualifier in the 5,000m Run
  • All-Region in Cross Country
  • All-East in the 5,000m Outdoors

SAVANNA CRAIB

Sr. / Multis / Boxborough, Mass.

  • ECAC Qualifier in the Heptathlon
  • 12th in School History in the Pentathlon (3,019)
  • 15th in School History in the Heptathlon (3,856)

ROCHELLE EVANS

R-Sr. / Throws / Christiansburg, Va.

  • Four-time All-East Thrower
  • 2013 CAA Champion in the Shot Put
  • School Record-Holder in the Shot Put Indoors (14.68m/48-2)
  • Six-Time All-CAA

ABBY JONES

Jr. / Jumps / Woodbury, Conn.

  • CAA Silver-Medalist in the High Jump
  • ECAC Qualifier in the High Jump
  • Two-time CAA Commissioner's Award-Winner

BRIANNA MILLER

So. / Jumps / Midlothian, Va.

  • All-East in the Heptathlon
  • Fourth in School History in the Triple Jump (11.43m/37-6)
  • Fourth in School History in the 60m Hurdles (9.12)

LEIA MISTOWSKI

Jr. / Throws / Narragansett, R.I.

  • NCAA Qualifier in the Hammer Throw
  • Two-time CAA Champion in the Hammer Throw
  • School Record-Holder in the Weight Throw (17.67m/57-11.75)
  • School Record-Holder in the Hammer Throw (57.24m/187-9)

REGAN ROME

Jr. / Distance / Dallas, Pa.

  • Three-time NCAA All-American
  • Seventh in the NCAA 5,000m Outdoors
  • 12th in the NCAA 3,000m Indoors
  • Three-time CAA Athlete of the Year
  • Two-time CAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year

KACEY WHEELER

Jr. / Sprints / Fairfax, Va.

  • Bronze-Medalist in the 2015 CAA 400m Dash
  • CAA Silver-Medalist in the 2015 4x400m Relay
  • All-East in the 500m Dash Indoors
  • Freshman Record-Holder in the 300m Dash (42.02)

ASHLEY WOODARDS

R-Sr. / Hurdles / Franklinville, N.J.

  • 2014 CAA Champion in the 400m Hurdles
  • 2015 ECAC Champion in the DMR
  • School Record-Holder in the 400m Hurdles (1:01.11)
  • Two-time All-East

2016-17 SCHEDULE

The 2017 schedule is a packed slate both indoors and outdoors, highlighted by the ECAC and NCAA Championships. The home schedule includes three major events, including the 38th Annual Sentara Colonial Half Marathon and 5K on February 26. Outdoors, W&M opens the spring by hosting the Tribe Invitational on March 17-18, before welcoming teams from all over the country March 30-April 1, to the 52nd Annual Colonial Relays Presented by Berkeley Realty.

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