Women's Track and Field Win Great Dane Classic


NEW YORK, N.Y.--The Penn women out-sprinted, out-jumped and outlasted the competition on Friday to win the Great Dane Classic at The Armory.

Sisters Stacy Kimand Claire Kim went the distance in the 3,000m run to finish first and second, both with ECAC qualifying times of 9:40.77 and 9:50.14, respectively.

Jesse Carlin clocked the Quakers other top finish in the 500m dash, and was less than a second from breaking the Penn record (which she also set) with a time of 1:12.54.

Penn also showed strong performances in the relays.

The 4x400m team of Carlin, Lauren Blake, Shaunee Morgan and Jamie Massarelli snagged second place and qualified for ECACswith a time of 3:51.23.

The distance medley team of Anna Aagenes, Massarelli, Jamie Liberti and Kinjal Parikh also finished second, clocking in at 12:10.89.

Morgan sprinted her way to a second-place finish in the 200m dash with an ECAC qualifying time of 24.74, while Parikh notched a fourth-place finish in theone mile at 5:03.63.

Yelizaveta Lozovatskaya finished second in the pole vault at 3.45m, while Whitney Tagliavini also notched a second-place finish, in the long jump, with an ECAC qualifying length of 5.67m.

Iman Johnson finished second in the shot put at 13.36m.

In the high jump, Chelsea Townes leapt into fourth place with a height of 1.6m.

The Penn women will next compete at the Penn State Sykes-Sabock Challenge in State College, Pa., Feb. 1-2.