PHILADELPHIA (4/25/13) – The Princeton women’s distance medley relay posted a school record time on opening day of the 119th Penn Relays on Thursday, April 25 at Franklin Field.
The DMR clocked an 11:10.13 in the Championship of America race, to finish fourth. Senior Alexis Mikaelian led off with a 3:24.8 in the 1200 leg and sophomore Cecilia Barowski followed up with a 54.3 in the 400. Junior Kacie O’Neil ran 2:08.8 in the 800 and senior Greta Feldman ran 4:42.2 in the final 1600. The previous best school time was 11:12.53 recorded in 2006 by Catha Mullen, Laura Landry, Jordan Wagenseller and Cack Ferrell incidentley at Penn Relays.
The 4x400 was the runner-up in the Heptagonal, finishing second to Cornell. Sophomore Kim Mackay, junior Kristin Smoot, senior Joie Hand and Barowski recorded a 3:49.58 in the relay between the Ivy squads.
The final relay, the 4x100, of senior Abidemi Adenikinju, sophomore Joanna Anyanwu, sophomore Emily Eaton and senior Erin Guty posted a time of 47.59.
Senior Tory Worthen finished in third place in the championship pole vault. She cleared 3.90 (12-9.5). In the college pole vault, senior Lauren Tauscher cleared 3.65 (11-11.75).
Freshman Taylor Morgan took third in the Eastern high jump. Her best jump measured 1.68 (5-6). Classmate Inka Busack cleared 1.64 (5-4.5) in the same event.
The Tigers continue competition tomorrow beginning at 10 a.m., with Imani Oliver in the championship triple jump. The team is also slated to compete in the 4x1500 Championship of America, the sprint medley Championship of America and the 4x200.