ITHACA, N.Y.The Penn women’s track and field team sprinted, leaped and went the distance this weekend to finish fifth in the Heptagonals Indoor Championships, hosted by Cornell. Penn racked up 45 points on the weekend.
Princeton took home the Heptagonals title after finishing in first place for the first time since 1998, with 114 points.
Shaunee Morgan recorded the Quakers’ first win of the weekend, crossing the line first in the 200 meters with an ECAC-qualifying time of 24.57.
Jesse Carlin snagged Penn’s second win of the weekend, finishing first in the 800 meters and provisionally qualifying for NCAAs with a time of 2:08.08.
Carlin also anchored the 4x400 meters team that finished in second place, clocking in at 3:48.27 and qualifying for ECACs. Jamie Massarelli ran the lead-off leg while Morgan ran the second leg, and Laura McDaniel the third leg.
Penn also came in seventh in the 4x800 meter relay with an ECAC-qualifying time of 9:09.33. Anna Aagenes led off the squad with Claire Kim running second, Charlotte Lawson running third, and Stacy Kim anchoring.
Stacy Kim also finished second in the 1 mile run and qualified for ECACs with a time of 4:49.69. Claire Kim finished eighth in the race at 4:58.30 and also qualified for ECACs.
Off the track, Yelizaveta Lozovatskaya finished fifth in the pole vault at 3.60 meters, qualifying for ECACs.
In the long jump, Whitney Tagliavini finished fifth with 5.58 meters.
Kathryn Gevitz finished sixth at 5.54, and Camille Richard finished seventh at 5.50.
Richard also finished fourth and qualified for ECACs in the triple jump with a distance of 11.90 meters.
Penn will next be in action at the ECAC Championships held in Boston, Mass. March 8-9.