Women's Track Has Second-Most Qualifiers on Day One of Heps

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PHILADELPHIA - The Quaker women's track team qualified athletes to compete in tomorrow's finals for 10 events, second only to Cornell's 14, on Saturday at the 2006 Ivy League Heptagonal Championships hosted by Penn at Franklin Field.

Shaunee Morgan ran a 24.17 in the 200 meter dash to clinch the top time of the day and also won her heat in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.03 (good for second overall).

Penn's Charity Payne finished third in the shot put event with a throw of 45-02.25, while Catrina Chisholm had a throw of 52.10m to place second in the hammer throw(she won the event in 2003).

Dana McCurdyfinished with a time of 1:00.47 to place second and qualify in the 400 meter hurdles, and Jeanette Curtis placed third with a 14.59 in the 100 meter hurdles.

Shani Boston scored 3,032 points onthe first day ofthe heptathlon, which puts her in second place behind Cornell’s Jamie Greubel (3,247 points).

Penn’s Stacy Kim led the list of 10 qualifiers in the 1,500 meters as she ran a 4:27.12, while Jesse Carlin clocked in at 54.31 to finish second among qualifiers in the 400 meter dash.

Tomorrow's women'sevents start at 9:45 a.m., beginning with the long jump portion of the heptathlon at 11 a.m., at Franklin Field.