Women's Track & Field Finishes Fourth at Heps
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (2/24/13) - The Princeton women's track & field team finished fourth at the 2013 Ivy League Heptagonal Championship.
Harvard won on its home track with 117 points, five ahead of second-place Cornell. Columbia was third with 85 and Princeton had 79.83 points. Dartmouth finished fifth with 72, followed by Penn with 27, Yale with 19 and Brown with 14.50.
Senior Greta Feldman was responsible for 22 points, finishing as the runner-up in the 800, fourth in the mile and the anchor of the winning 4x800 relay.
Feldman ran 2:14.97 to take second in the 800. Senior Kristin Smoot and junior Kacie O'Neil were fifth and sixth in the race at 2:15.77 and 2:15.93, as the Tigers picked up 11 points in the event.
In the mile, Feldman clocked 4:41.62. Fellow senior Alexis Mikaelian scored in the event as well with a 4:43.65 for sixth place.
Feldman, Mikaelian and Smoot made up three legs of the 4x800. Junior Molly Higgins led off as the relay finished nearly three seconds ahead of Harvard at 8:44.91.
Sophomore Cecilia Barowski was the runner-up in the 400 at 55.15.
Junior Imani Oliver placed third in the triple jump. She had her best jump on her final attempt, reaching 12.74 (41-9.75).
Senior Abby Levene was fourth and sophomore Jackie Nicholas was sixth in the 3000. Levene finished in a time of 9:28.84 and Nicholas 9:38.65.
Freshman Taylor Morgan and junior Theresa Kennedy finished fifth and sixth in the high jump. Morgan cleared 1.70 (5-7) and Kennedy 1.65 (5-5) for 2.33 points.
In the final event of the day, the 4x400 finished third. Senior Melissa Zajdel, sophomore Kim Mackay, senior Joie Hand and Barowski ran 3:50.65.