Women's Indoor Track Wins Four Events at Bucknell Invite

LEWISBURG, Pa.- The Quakers took home four titles at the Bucknell Invitational on Saturday. The highlight of the meet was a sweep of the top three positions in the women's triple jump. Camille Richard took first place with a jump of 11.71m. The jump qualifies as the seventh longest indoor triple-jump in Penn history.Stephanie McIntyre followed in second with a jump of 11.61m, good for tenth all-time for the Quakers,and Megan VanBuskirk took third with a jump of 11.45m.

Jamie Liberti won the women's mile with a time of 5:08.55.

Shaunee Morgan got the indoor season off to a good start with a win in the women's 400m. Her time of 56.75 is her personal best and ties her for second all-time in Penn indoor history with Jen Roy, who clocked the same time in 1997.

Jesse Carlin continues the run into the record books for the women when she won the women's 1000m with a time of 2:52.41, over nine seconds better than the second-place finisher. Carlin's time is a personal-best and places her third all-time for the Red and Blue.

Carlin was also part of the 4x400yd relay team that finsihed third with a 3:57.32. She teamed with Morgan, Jamie Massarelli and Laura McDaniel.

Penn also had three of the top nine finishers in the women's 300m dash. Lauren Blake came in fifth with a time of 42.29. She was joined in the top-nine by Kelly Aldred(42.79) and Halloran Cope(42.82).

Rachel Villa posted an eighth-place finish in the 500m with a time of 1:19.65. Massarelli finished tenth with a 1:20.96.

Charlotte Lawson had a fifth-place run in the mile, clocking a time of 5:22.07.

In the 60-yard finals, MacDaniel ran a 7.80, which is a personal-best and places her alone infourth-place all-time for Penn. One of the times she is behind belongs to herself. She ran a 7.76 in the preliminaries, which is .12 behind Morgan's time of 7.64 set in 2007.

Hannah Cope hurdled into Penn's record books with her time of 8.99 in the 60m high hurdles in the preliminary round. That time sits her fifth all-time for the Quakers. Her 9.01 in the finals is also a top-ten for Penn, ranking sixth.

Stephanie Guy finished fifth in the shot put with a throw of 12.37m.

Chelsea Townes finished tied for third in the high jump with a jump of 1.60m.

Whitney Tagliavini registered second in the long jump with a jump of 5.56m.

The women are off for break until January 18-19, 2008 when they travel to State College, Pa to participate in the State College Open.