Buena’s Maria Muzzarelli of Widener wins 60 at AARTFC Championships!!!!!!

Buena graduate Maria Muzzarelli, a sophomore at Widener, won the 60-meter dash by 4-100ths of a second Saturday at the AARTFC Championships at the Armory.

Muzzarelli, the Middle Atlantic Conference champion, ran 7.77 and edged Vassar’s Traci Francis, who was second in 7.81. The first four finishers are ran within 7-100ths of a second of each other.

The AARTFC is the All-Atlantic Regional Track and Field Conference.

Muzzarelli broke the school record at 60 meters last week with her 7.68 at the conference meet in Reading. The previous record was set by teammate Jayla Gore, who ran 7.81 last month at the Armory. Gore was third Saturday in 7.83.

Muzzarelli had PRs of 7.50 for 55 meters and 12.77 for 100 meters. She was 2020 Group 1 sectional champ in the 55 and placed 4th at states.

Muzzarelli ranks 17th in NCAA Division 3 with today as the deadline for qualifying for nationals. The top 20 performers in each event are invited to nationals, which will be held next weekend in Birmingham.


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