(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) – A loaded field provided a lot of competition at the Youngstown State Invitational on Friday, and the Cavaliers didn't disappoint with numerous placers. Schools that competed on Friday included Alderson Broaddus, Allegheny, Ashland, Bethany, Charleston (W. Va.), Clarion, Duquesne, Edinboro, Geneva, Malone, Notre Dame (Ohio), Ohio, Ohio Dominican, Pitt-Johnstown, Pittsburgh, Point Park, Robert Morris, Seton Hill, Slippery Rock, Waynesburg, Walsh, West Liberty, West Virginia, West Virginia Wesleyan and Wheeling Jesuit.
It should come in no surprise that Sarah Berger will finish first in many events for her senior season and today was no different. This time she won the 3,000 meter run with a time of 9:52.52. It should also come as no surprise that it set a new school record and cleared the provo mark.
Andra Lehotay placed second in the one mile run with a time of 4:54.16 and was the top Division II finisher with only West Virginia's Maggie Drazba finishing ahead of her with a time of 4:49.92. Lehotay also hit the provo mark in the process. Tori Reeves finished sixth in the same event with a time of 5:05.83 and was third amongst non-Division I competitors.
Meredith Fennell impressed in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 8.94 to finish second. She also placed in the long jump with a distance of 5.37 meters.
In the 5,000 meter run, Clair Robertson finished fourth with a time of 18:29.39. Kaitlyn Barber was sixth in the pole vault with a height of 3.76 meters. Christine Fiegl finished eighth in the high jump with a height of 1.46 meters.
The Cavaliers will return to action next weekend with split squads going to Findlay and SPIRE on Friday and Saturday.