April 7, 2012

DU competes at Marv Frye Invite

The Big Red women's track and field team took ninth at the Marv Frye Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Saturday.

Sophomore Tiffany Davis won the 100 and 200-meter dashes to pace Denison in Delaware on Saturday.  Davis posted a time of 12.62 in the 100, and 25.34 in the 200.  The sophomore's time in the 200-meter dash was the second-best time in school history, and was four-hundredths of a second shy of the school record set by Jill Westerfeld in 2001.

First-year Abbi Boss finished fifth in the 5,000 with a time of 18:28.35, which ranks sixth on the all-time peformer's list.  Trailing Boss was sophomore Olivia Galano, who finished 14th after crossing the line in 19:40.60.  In the 1500, junior Michelle Clark posted a time of 4:56.29 en route to a sixth-place finish.  Clark's time also ranked 10th on DU's all-time list.  First-year Jillian Reagan took ninth in the 400 hurdles after crossing the line in 1:22.22.

In the field events, seniors Ashlee Dickson and Katherine Sylvia posted top-9 performances.  Dickson took eighth in the pole vault after clearing 9-02.25, while Sylvia was ninth in the discus with a toss of 108-00.  The team of Davis, Jane Zelenkov, Dickson and Reagan posted a time of 54.67 en route to an eighth-place finish in the 4x100 relay.

The Big Red returns to Delaware next Saturday for the Division III All-Ohio Championship.  Events are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.