LEWISTON — The University of Southern Maine’s women’s track and field team placed second on Saturday at the Bates College Invitational. Senior Peyton Dostie placed among the top three in five events to lead the Huskies to their successful finish.

Dostie won the 60-meter hurdles with a school record time of 9.05 seconds in the finals, and the high jump with a leap of 1.52 meters (4- 11.75). She was second in the 200 meters with a time of 26.77 seconds, and the long jump with a mark of 5.06 meters (16-7.25). Dostie completed her day’s work with a third-place finish in the 60- meter dash flashing across the finish line in 8.05 seconds.

Junior Nicole Kirk had a strong day in the sprints winning the 200 with her time of 26.70 and finishing second in the 60-meter dash with a time of 8.04. Kirk also ran the first leg of the Huskies’winning4x200- meter relay. Kirk, as well as former Mt. Ararat High School standout Liz O’Neal, and teammates Deonna DaSilva and senior Anna Whitaker combined for a time of 1:50.26.

Several other Huskies finished in the top three of their events including senior Emily Panciera who finished first with a personal best 5:18.23 in the mile, as well as running the first leg intheHuskies4x800-meter relay victory.

Host Bates won the sixteam meet with 168 points, edging USM by two points. Colby College was third with 132.50 points, followed by Wheaton College with 130, Husson University with 27.50 and Saint Joseph’s College with 23.

Southern Maine travels to the Bowdoin College Invitational next Saturday.