(ASHLAND, Ohio) – More women's track & field records fell as Walsh had another strong weekend with meets at Hillsdale and Ashland.
Sarah Berger set a new G-MAC and school record in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 16:18.85 to hit yet another provisional mark. The time places her in the top five in her third event of the outdoor season. Brianna Coy finished second in the 10,000 meter run with a time of 36:12.27, which also hit the DII provisional mark and introduced a new school record by over a minute. She is now No. 30 in the nation in the event.
Andra Lehotay finished seventh in a loaded field that included Division I athletes in the 1,500 with a time of 4:31.16. At Ashland, Macy Lynch was second in the 3,000 meter steeplechase with a time of 12:06.65 to place the highest in the track events. Jetaiya Smith finished fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 25.91. Meredith Fennell was also fourth in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 15.27. Alexandra Rodgers was sixth in the same event with a time of 16.08. Amanda Vincent was fifth in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 18.54.40. Julia Losasso was seventh in the same event with a time of 19.21:24.
The 4x100 team of Rachael Kotoch, Emily Joyce, Jetaiya Smith, and Meredith Fennell finished fifth with a time of 50.48. Alexa Leppelmeier finished sixth with a time of 2:21.65 in the 800 meter run. She was also sixth in the 1,500 meter with a time of 4:48.50. Clarise Culhane finished seventh in the 400 meter run with a time of 1:02.55.
In the field, All-American Kaitlyn Barber finished first in the pole vault with a height of 4.00 meters. Dominique Foley finished fourth in the high jump with a mark of 1.57 meters. Foley also placed eighth in the high jump with a distance of 4.85 meters. Karley Dougherty was fifth in the javelin with a throw of 35.83 meters. Christine Fiegl was sixth in the triple jump with a distance of 9.95 meters. Malia Turley was eighth in the hammer throw with a mark of 49.19 meters.
The Cavaliers will travel back to Hillsdale next week for the G-MAC Championships.