Curham Wins 5k as Women's Track as Sam Howell Invite Gets Underway
PRINCETON, N.J. (4/4/14) - Freshman Megan Curham won the women's 5k to kick of Day 1 of the Sam Howell Invitational at Weaver Stadium.
Curham cruised in at 16:33.06, more than 20 seconds ahead of the rest of the pack. Junior Kathern Fluehr was third at 16:55.62 as one of just three that finished the race in under 17 miuntes.Freshman Lizzie Bird was seventh in the 1500 elite race at 4:29.07, the first finisher not from Villanova or a track club to cross the line.
Sophomore Brielle Rowe had a top-10 finish in the discus, throwing to 38.88 (127-07), in the lone field event the Tigers competed in on Friday.
Day 2 begins at 11 a.m., tomorrow.