Women's Track and Field Breezes By Princeton and Yale


PRINCETON, N.J.--The Quaker women’s track and field team scored 81 points with seven first-place finishes to beat Princeton and Yale, Saturday. The Tigers scored 67 team points for second while the Bulldogs brought in 54 points for third.

Camille Richard scored 10 points for the Red and Blue with first-place marks in the long jump (5.61m) and the triple jump (11.93m). Kathryn Gevitz scored in both events as well, taking third in the long jump (5.58m) and triple jump (11.31m). Whitney Tagliavini scored one point with a fourth-place 5.51m mark in the long jump and Megan VanBuskirk scored one with 11.31m mark in the triple jump.

Kathleen Librizzi scored five points in a first-place effort in the javelin throw. She marked 39.20m. Heather Kennedy marked 32.16m for third place and Stephanie Guy marked 30.56m to give the Quakers one more point.

In other field events, Catrina Chisholm marked 49.07m in the hammer throw, just 10 centimeters shy of the top mark of the day. She earned the Quakers three points while senior Charli Tabler marked 43.29 for one team point.

Newcomer Liza Lozovatskaya continued her success in the pole vault with a second-place finish after clearing 3.35m for three team points.

In the shot put, Iman Johnson marked 13.09m for three points and Guy scored one with a mark of 11.51m.

Gevitz tacked on three with her 1.60m jump in the high jump.

NewcomerAmy Donovan scored one team point with her mark of 38.18m in the discus throw.

On the track, Leslie Wilson took fist in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.91. Richard scored three points (16.30) and Chelsea Townes contributed two more points (16.39).

Anna Aagenes raced to a first-place finish in the 800m run with a time of 2:11.49. Kinjal Parikh scored a point with a time of 2:14.95.

Pari Hashemi kicked her way to five team points and first place in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:02.49.

Penn also picked up points in the 4x400m relay when Jesse Carlin, Laura McDaniel, Jamie Massarelli and Hashemi combined for first place in a time of 3:49.90.

Penn picked up points from Carlin and Massarelli in the 400m dash with times of 55.12 and 56.91, respectively. Laura McDaniel contributed points in the 100m dash (12.53) and the 200m dash (25.63). Halloran Cope (12.81 in the 100m), Claire Kim (4:33.62 in the 1500m), Christina Morrison (4:34.45 in the 1500m) and Stacy Kim (9:54.52 in the 3000m) all grabbed points for the Quakers to put them ahead of the competition.

Penn will head back to Princeton, N.J., for the Larry Ellis Invitational, April 20-21.