Worthen & de la Bruyere Win at Lions Invitational
EWING, N.J. (4/28/12) - The Princeton women's track & field team competed at the Lions Invitational at The College of New Jersey on Saturday, April 28.
Freshman Emily de la Bruyere won the steeplechase at 10:57.57. She was the only runner to finish the race in under 11:25 and did so with a personal record.
Junior Tory Worthen picked up a victory in the pole vault, clearing 3.75 (12-3.50). Senior Bianca Reo was the runner-up with a mark of 3.60 (11-9.75). Senior Lydia Arias was fourth at 3.30 (10-10) and sophomore Sara Rubin was seventh at 3.00 (9-10).
Freshman Ashley Vandolah was the runner-up in the javelin. She threw to 39.90 (130-11), which was the best throw by a collegiate competitor.
Also in the throws, sophomore Chelsea Cioffi recorded a pair of top-10 finishes. She threw the discus to 39.42 (129-04) and the hammer to 43.15 (141-07) to finish fifth in both events.
Freshman Sophie Harkins ran a PR of 18:14.41 in the 5,000 to finish in third place.
In the 100-meter hurdles sophomore Beth McKenna clocked in at 15.66 to finish 10th.
Sophomore Theresa Kennedy earned a top-10 finish in the high jump as she cleared 1.51 (4-11.50) to place ninth.
Princeton competes in the Ivy League Heptagonal next weekend at Franklin Field.