COLLEGEVILLE, Pa. - The Bryn Mawr Track and Field Team was back in action Saturday afternoon for the opening day of the Indoor Track & Field Centennial Conference Championships hosted at Ursinus College. Day one of the two day championship was highlighted by freshman Jennica Terry's performance in both the 60m dash and 60m hurdles where she broke both school records.
Jennica Terry began the day with the prelimary heaat of the 60 meter dash. An event where she was seeded second at 8.15 going into the meet. After her speedy performance of 7.98 she now stands as the top seed in the event going into finals and is the new Bryn Mawr record holder. The record was previously set by Tara Holman at the 2016 Centennial Conference Championships (8.14). In this years competition Tara Holman finished eighth in the 60m dash in a time of 8.40 and will also go on to finals Sunday. Jennica Terry's day did not end after the 60 meter dash. Terry was also a participant in the 60m hurdles where she broke the school record for the third time this season. In prelims Terry was able to bump her time down to 9.11. Sunday it will certainly be a battle between Jennica Terry and junior Maya Hammonds from Johns Hopkins University in both the 60 meter dash and 60 meter hurdles. After Saturday performances Terry currently sits first in both events and Hammond is not far behind in second.
In the pole vault Julie Gonzales posted a strong performance for the Owls. In finals she cleared a height of 2.89m, placed fifth overall and scored four points for the team.
Noor Banihashem Ahmad faced tough competition in the triple jump where she finished 11th overall with a best jump of 9.33m.
Bryn Mawr's 4X200 relay finished eighth overall and beat out Muhlenberg. The foursome of Tara Holman, Georgia Nelson, Olivia Brintlinger-Conn, and Cailey Klink finished in a time of 1:55.73 scoring one point for the Owls.
Bryn Mawr will be right back in action tomorrow for the conclusion of the 2018 Centennial Conference Championships. It is certain to be a busy day for all involved, with 32 events on the slate, including shot put and long jump, the sprints, mile, and 3k, as well as the 4x200 and 4x400 meter relays.