Kelly Wins ECAC Discus Title
PRINCETON, N.J. Senior Caitlin Kelly followed up her Penn Relays title last weekend with her first-ever ECAC title in the discus on Saturday afternoon. The senior threw 167’ 2” to win the event, while senior All-American Billie-Jo Grant finished runner-up with a toss of 165’ 11” and classmate Amy Bilmanis took third with a throw of 152’ 7”.
Freshman Erin Wykoff also competed in the event, throwing 137’ 8”.
In preliminary events, sophomore Chidi Uche advanced to tomorrow’s finals in the 400m hurdles, winning her heat and finishing second overall in 59.66 the eighth fastest time in program history.
Sophomore Adams Abdulrazaaq ran 14.51 in the 110m hurdles and 54.58 in the 400m hurdles, while sophomore Kristina Chapman finished the 400m hurdles in 1:02.49.
In other competitions, Virginia’s 4x400m relay team of freshman Meagan Gillespie, freshman Jenni Weatherly, Uche and Chapman finished in 3:47.26, while freshman Andy Fahringer threw 183’ 4” in the javelin.
After eight scored events, the women lead the field with 37 points. Cornell sits second with 22 points and William & Mary is third with 21. On the men’s side, Liberty leads with 44 points, while Manhattan is second with 23 and Virginia and Rutgers share third with 19 points each.
The Cavaliers will conclude competition at the ECAC/IC4A Championships tomorrow.