HAVERFORD, Pa. – The Bryn Mawr College indoor track and field team took the track in their final preparation for the upcoming Centennial Conference Championships as they competed at the annual Keogh Invitational.
The day belonged to senior Rachael Kahelin as she set a new personal indoor record in the long jump with a leap of 4.11m. Kahelin put forth a solid performance in the shot put with a heave of 6.03m before taking to the track in the 200. In the 200m, she set a new personal best time of 32.94, besting her previous record by over half a second
Freshman classmates Ann Lin and Ashley Macina took to the track in the same heat in the 400m. Lin opened up the race with a 32-second 200m, Macina was right on her heels at just a second behind. Macina climbed back into the race during the second lap, missing Lin at the line by only 2/100ths. Both athletes posted personal best times as Lin ran a 1:11.56 while Macina finished with a 1:11.58.
In the mile run, three athletes - freshman Sydney Maves, senior Sarah Macholdt and sophomore Betsy Helm - took to the track. Maves led the trio with a time 5:48.50 and claiming 20th place overall. The next heat featured Macholdt and Helm with the two finishing the race with times of 6:11.05 and 6:25.83, respectively.
Freshman Jing Ma ended the day by leaping to a personal best distance in the long jump with a 3.92m.
Some of the team will travel to Princeton tomorrow before the whole team returns to Haverford College for the annual running of the Centennial Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships a week from today.