Women's Track & Field Runs Giegengack Invite


NEW HAVEN, Conn.--The women's track and field team competed Friday and Saturday at the Giegengack Inviational host by Yale in New Haven, Conn. Theteam set four ECAC marksand Shaunee Morgan came just one hundredth shy of breaking Penn's record in the 60 meter dash.

The Quakers' distance medley (Kinjal Parikh, Lauren Blake, Anna Aagenes and Jamie Liberti)clocked an 11:59.11, an ECAC mark and a fourth-place finish on Saturday at Yale. Another squad of Jesse Carlin, Christina Morrison, Shaunee Morgan, Stacy Kim ran the same raceFriday in New York City andfinished in fifth place, with a time of11:34.70, just four seconds short of anNCAA provisional qualifying time.

Morgan ran a personal-best 7.79 that was just shy of the 7.74 ECAC standard and even closer to the school record 7.78 set by Izu Emeagwali in 2004. She finished third in the race.

Individually at Yale, Kim ran a personal best 9:48.44 in the 3000 meters, beating her previous best by five seconds. She also hit an ECAC mark and finished fourth in the race.

Carlin earned herself an ECAC mark with a time of 56.93 in the 400 meter dash.

Camille Richard came close tothe ECAC mark (11.70) in the triple jump with a mark of 11.68. She did tie Aqiyla Muhammad for sixth place in Penn's record books.

Penn will next compete at the Penn State Collegiate Open, Feb. 9, in University Park, Pa.