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Track and Field Concludes Regular Season On High At Blue Jay Tune Up

Track and Field Concludes Regular Season On High At Blue Jay Tune Up

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. – The Bryn Mawr Track and Field team concluded its regular season at the Blue Jay Tune Up Meet hosted by Elizabethtown College on Saturday. The Owls had a number of solid finishes, powered by Jennica Terry who rewrote the record books for yet another time this season. Collectively the Owls were able to score 69.5 points and finish fourth in the meet edging out Centennial Conference competitors, McDaniel and Franklin & Marshall College.

In the 100 meter dash the sophomore record holder came out the blocks blazing. Jennica Terry broke the school record in prelims racing out of heat two and finshing in a time of 12.72. She then when on to top her prelim performace in finals and rewrite the record books yet again with a season best of 12.63. Terry also competed in her primary event, the 100m hurdles and secured herself a first place finish where she crossed the line at 15.15.

Running out of heat two in the 1500m run the Owls saw Sarah Keane run to a fourth-place finish in a time of 5:38.70. Anna Kyle got in some speed work in the 400 meter dash where she finished in 1:06.11, good for eighth overall. Her time of 1:06.11 will also add to the teams Centennial Conference qualifying list. Kyle also appeared in the 800 meter run, where she crossed the line at 2:30.50 and beat out 22 other competitors in the event. Amelia McDonnell's performance in the 800 meter run landed her a spot just behind Anna Kyle at 2:32.69.

The 400m hurdles saw two Owls in competition Kass Wjoick and Haley Varnum. Kass Wojcik's time of 1:10.14 secured her a second-place finish in the event. While Haley Varnum capped off the Owls performances with a third place finish at 1:13.00. Shortly after Kass Wjoick made another appearance, this time in the 200m dash. The freshman crossed the line a 27.11 and secured herself another top five finish in the meet.

Emily Haller competed in the 5000 meter run and finished third at 20:52.01 just behind competitors from Widener and Dickinson College.

Julie Gonzales added to the Owls conference qualifying totals and scored three points for Bryn Mawr in the High Jump with a best jump of 1.37m. In her main event, Pole Vault she cleared 2.93m which secured her a second place finish. Gonzales also threw a 24.29 season best in the discuss. In the Long Jump Rachel Eaglin tied Dickinsons' Nathalie Suess for fourth overall both with best jumps of 4.85m.

Bryn Mawr will now transition to post-season action as they head to Muhlenberg College to compete at the Centennial Conference Championships. The three day championship is set to begin on Friday May 3rd at 1PM.

"The team was supported today by members of the Billings, Haller, and Terry families. Many thanks to those who made the trip down to Elizabethtown and many more to those who supported us from afar!" – Coach Hewitt