Friday Night Times

Dartmouth, Yale, Cornell, and Columbia  have set the standard for this weekend,  setting outstanding conference and nationally-ranked marks in both New York and Boston last night.

BU Terrier Invite:

Abbey D’Agostino of Dartmouth improved her mile time, winning the mile in 4:37.41 at the BU Terrier Classic over Emily Sisson of Providence and Lauren Penney of Syracuse (half mile in 2:19, 3/4 mile in 3:30).  D’Agostino led the top three to finish in under 4:40, which can be seen in the Flotrack video here.  Dartmouth’s Christina Supino (see image) finished 6th in 4:47.60, holding off BU’s Monica Alder.

Cornell’s Katie Kellner placed 3rd in the 5000m in 16:11.38, a time which is not only #2 in the Cornell recordbooks, but also the 2nd fastest 5000m time in the nation as of this morning.  The race was won by Katie Matthews of host BU in 15:52.80 (#1 nationally) as unattached runner Corey Conner came 2nd in 16:02.38.  Princeton’s Alex Banfich came 8th in 16:33.17 and Cornell’s Genna Hartung came 9th in 16:38.32.   Race video found here.

Emmaline Berg of Dartmouth won the shot put by less than 5 inches, winning over Sacred Heart’s Lindsey Aponte (49-9 to 46-4.25).

Other top finishers include:

  • Dartmouth’s Alexi Pappas in the 3k (4th – 9:14.75), and Supino, Isabella Terhorst,  Naomi Stahl, and Megan Krumpoch in the 4×400 relay (5th – 3:54.01)
  • Yale’s Alexa Monti in the 60m (2nd – 7.78), Annelies Gamble in the 800m (4th -2:10.98, top collegian), Nihal Kayali in the 1000m (2nd – 2:49.67), Emily Urciuoli in the pole vault (6th – 11-1), and Allison Rue, Monti, Jenna Poggi, and Emily Cable in the 4×400 relay (4th – 3:53.95)

Other videos and interviews from the Terrier Invite can be found at Flotrack’s event page.

Metropolitan Indoor Championships:

The Columbia women’s team won their first Metropolitan Indoor Championships last night, winning seven events during the event.  Rookie Waverly Neer won both an individual and relay title, claiming the 1000m (2:52.52) and 4×800 relay (9:14.39) crowns.  Madeline Rathburn, Sophia Harrington, and Mallory Anderson were also on the winning relay team.  The other event wins for the evening were in the mile (Emily Lanois – 4:52.47), 3000m (Aryn Foland – 10:00.99), hurdles (Kyra Caldwell – 8.64), high jump (Monique Roberts – 5-9.25), and triple jump (Nadia Eke – 41-3.25).

More Ivy action will go on today across the region.

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