Women's Track and Field Races at Maryland; Carlin Earns NCAA Mark


COLLEGE PARK, Md.--Jesse Carlin and Stacy Kim finished first in their events while many other Quakers performedin the top-five of their eventat the Maryland Invitational, Saturday.

Penn junior Carlin earned an NCAA regional mark in the 800m run with a time of 2:09.54. Also competing in the race were Claire Kim (2:17.52), Caroline Pearsall (2:23.39) and Stephanie Hayden (2:25.05).

The Quakers also got a top performance from Stacy Kim in the 5000m run. The junior took first with a time of 17:31.37. Newcomer Carol Xu also ran to a seventh-place finish in a time of 18:24.30.

In another distance event—the 1500m run—Kinjal Parikh placed second with a time of 4:40.93.

The 3000m steeplechase saw Penn gain another top-five finish with Jacqueline Dunn’s performance. She was clocked at 11:51.75 for fourth in the event.

Penn’s 4x400m relay team of Carlin, Pari Hashemi, Jamie Massarelli and Laura McDaniel outkicked the competition and took first with a time of 3:50.38.

In the field, Liza Lozovatskaya continued to perform well in the pole vault. She finished in second place after clearing 3:35m.

In the long jump, Penn had two top-five finishes. Whitney Tagliavini marked 5.34m for third place while Camille Richard hit 5.27m for fourth.

Richard added another fourth-place finish jumping to 11.36m in the triple jump. It was Penn’s best mark in the event.

Catrina Chisholm threw the hammer to 48.61m for third in the event.

The Quakers are home next for the Penn Invitational, April 7, at Franklin Field.