Women's Track and Field Notch Five First-Place Finishes at Maryland Invitational


COLLEGE PARK, Md.—Penn women’s track came onto Maryland’s home turf firing on Saturday, winning five events and snagging multiple other top-five finishes on the day.

The Quakers’ first win of the day came from Shaunee Morgan, who finished the 400 meters in 55.61.

Teammate Jesse Carlin was hot on her heels, crossing the line just behind Morgan to finish second in the 400 meters at 56.76.

Jamie Massarelli also competed in the race, finishing in ninth at 59.00.

Carlin won a race of her own later in the day, finishing first in the 800 meter finals with a time of 2:11.81.

Kimberly Shooshan ran to a fourth-place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 2:15.44.

Stacy Kim went the distance in the 5,000 meter run to score another victory for Penn at 16:20.68.

Kinjal Parikh finished just her in second place, running the 5,000 meters in 17:15.74.

Leah Brogan notched a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters at 17:40.21.

Stacy’s sister Claire Kim won a race of her own, finishing first in the 1,500 meter run to score another victory for Penn at 4:33.01.

Jamie Liberti finished fifth in the race with a time of 4:45.13.

The Quakers’ 4x400 meter relay team of Carlin, Morgan, Massarelli and Pari Hashemi also won their race. The relay squad finished with a time of 3:54.17 for the win.

Hashemi also finished fifth in the 400 meter hurdles at 1:04.43.

On the field, Penn also had multiple impressive finishes, with Camille Richard finishing fourth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.90 meters.

Megan Vanbuskirk finished eighth in the triple jump at 11.50 meters.

Iman Johnson threw for 13.40 meters to finish sixth place in the shot put, while Heather Kennedy tossed her javelin 32.56 meters to finish ninth.

The Quakers’ are next in action on their home track at Franklin Field April 5th, where the team will compete in the Penn Invitational.