Women's T&F Holds Third After Day Two

Women's T&F Holds Third After Day Two

(Collegeville, Pa.) – The Dickinson women's track & field team is currently third in the team standings after the second day of competition at the Centennial Conference Outdoor Championships.

Sophomore Natalie Suess (New Egypt, N.J./New Egypt) clocked the top time in the prelims of the 400 meters, posting a mark of 59.02. She advanced to the finals of the 200 meters, placing fourth in her heat and added a fifth place showing in the high jump on Saturday.

Sophomore Liana Tabtiang (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley) qualified for the finals of the 200 and 400 meter events as well, placing sixth and seventh in the prelims, respectively.

The 4x800 relay combined for a time of 9:24.69 to capture third. Senior Caitlin Farrell (Glastonbury, Conn./Loomis Chaffee) ran the lead leg, followed by first-year Olivia Gerstenbacher (Elmer, N.Y./Arthur P. Schalick) with sisters Sarah Yanega (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) and Allyson Yanega (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) running third and fourth.

Allyson Yanega advanced to the finals of the 800 meters, finishing seventh in the prelims. Farrell just missed the finals, placing ninth.

Junior Lucile Ionescu (Maple Glen, Pa./Upper Dublin) crossed the line fourth in the 3000-meter steeplechase with Amelia Lufrano (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) finishing 10th.

Sophomore Mary Smith (Carlisle, Pa./Carlisle) had an eighth-place showing in the discus while Wrutoe Bonwin (Lynn, Mass./KIPP Academy Lynn Collegiate) was 10th in the prelims of the 100 meters.

The Red Devils trail second-place Swarthmore by seven points (47.5-40.5) while Johns Hopkins holds the top spot with 110.5 points. Competition concludes with the final events on Sunday.



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