Cavaliers Fare Well at Father Diamond Invitational
Jan. 12, 2002
Vika Osipenko led a 1-2-3 sweep for the Cavalier track and field team in the women’s pole vault at the Father Diamond Invitational today in Fairfax. Osipenko won the event with a vault of 3.35m, while her teammates Annica White and Lauren Taggart finished right behind her as White posted a 3.35 and Taggart vaulted 3.05m. Kiamesha Otey also won for the Cavaliers, inching past 6 meters with a leap of 6.02m to take the long jump.
Naccole Guinn also finished on the medal stand with a second-place leap in the triple jump (11.97m). Guinn also finished sixth in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.93. Carielle Doe was also a medallist for Virginia with her run in the 500-meters, finishing second with a time of 1:14.55.
Full Virginia results are below:
WOMEN: 60m: Caroline Harvey, 7.88, Ingrid Marable, 8.00, 500m: Doe, 1:14.55, 2nd, Micheline Diakite, 1:22.78, 60m Hurdles: Guinn 8.93, 2nd, Curtrell Frye, 9.28, HJ: Jessica Randolph, 1.60m, Courtney Cox, 1.60m, PV: Osipenko, 3.35m, 1st, White, 3.35m, 2nd, Taggart, 3.05m, 3rd, LJ: Otey, 6.02m, 1st, Harvey, 5.61, TJ: Guinn, 11.97, 2nd, Frye, 11.52, 4th.