Women's Track and Field Wins DMR at ECACs

BOSTON, Mass.--The Penn women's track and field team won the distance medley relay at the ECAC Championships in Boston.

Penn combined three of its top runners in the distance medley to clocked an impressive 11:11.90, which currently ranks as the 11th-best time in the country. Led by Claire Kim, Shaunee Morgan took the second leg. Jesse Carlin ran third with Stacy Kim on the anchor leg.

The Quakers clocked two NCAA provisional times at the event. In addition to the DMR’s provisional mark, Carlin finished second in preliminaries of the 800m with a time of 2:06.27. She did not compete in the finals.

Anna Aagenes also ran in the prelims of the 800m and finished 12th with a time of 2:14.06.

Aagenes also competed in the first leg of the 4x800 relay. Along with Kinjal Parikh, Kimberly Shooshan and Jamie Liberti the team finished seventh in the preliminary with a time of 9:09.94 and bettered it to 9:09.52 for sixth place in the final.

In the 4x400, Jamie Massarelli, Laura McDaniel, Kelly Allred and Lauren Blake clocked a time of 3:52.26 for 15th place.

Parikh also ran the mile in a time of 4:56.35 and was just one second away from qualifying for the final.

In addition to running the second leg of the DMR, Morgan finished sixth in the 200m preliminary with a time of 24.45. She did not run the final.

In the field events, Yelizaveta Lozovatskaya cleared 3.55m (11-7.75) in the pole vault and tied for 11th place.

The long jump saw Whitney Tagliavini leap to 5.47m (17-11.50) and 11th place. Meanwhile in the triple jump, Camille Richard marked 11.82m (38-9.50) and 10th place while Stephanie McIntyre jumped to 10.76m (35.3.75) and 22nd place.