PRINCETON, N.J.The Penn women’s track and field team headed to the Garden State this weekend to compete in the Larry Ellis Invitational hosted by Princeton.
The Quakers ran to several top-five finishes, including two in the top three in the 1,500 meter run.
Lisa Barnett finished second in the 1,500 meters at 4:46.89 with teammate Charlotte Lawson just behind her in third place at 4:47.50.
Pari Hashemi recorded an additional top-five finish when she ran to fifth place in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.05.
Hashemi also ran the second leg of the Penn A’ 4x400 meter relay team that finished third in 3:52.62. Anna Aagenes ran the lead-off leg, while Lauren Blake ran third and Jamie Massarelli anchored.
Massarelli also competed in the 400 meter dash, finishing seventh in 58.02.
The Quakers also saw many top finishers in the field.
Whitney Tagliavini continued her ascent in the long jump, finishing third with a distance of 5.61 meters. Kathryn Gevitz jumped 5.47 meters to finish in sixth.
Megan Vanbuskirk snagged third place in the triple jump at 11.78 meters, while Gevitz took seventh at 11.44 meters.
Yelizaveta Lozovatskaya leapt 3.35 meters to finish fifth in the pole vault.
Heather Kennedy threw for 33.86 meters in the javelin to finish sixth, while Deanna Morelli threw her discus 37.99 meters, good for seventh place.
Iman Johnson muscled her way to eighth place in the shot put with a distance of 12.97 meters.
The women’s track and field team will next be in action at the Penn Relays April 24-26 at Franklin Field.