Duquesne Posts Six First-Place Finishes at YSU Mid-Major Invite
Feb. 3, 2018


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Duquesne women's track and field team participated in the Youngstown State Mid-Major Invitational on Friday and Saturday at the Watson and Tressel Training Site (WATTS). The Dukes finished with six first-place marks to go with eight other top-three showings at the two-day, 22-team event.  

Sophomores Bethany Evankovich (Edinboro, Pa./General McLane) and Megan Aller (New Kensington, Pa./Kiski Area) paced the 500-meter dash (1:15.38) and the 1000 meter run (3:00.74), respectively, for Duquesne. 

A week after setting a new school record in the 3000-meter run, senior Jenny DelSignore (Tonawanda, N.Y./Sweet Home) won the one-mile run on Saturday with a time of 5:02.20. 

Junior Elizabeth Morris (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) won the 5000-meter run for the Dukes with a mark of  17:33.28, while sophomore Maris Seto (Brownsville, Pa./Brownsville) paced the high jump at 1.65 meters. 

Junior Shannon Taub (Philadelphia, Pa./Council Rock) won the pentathlon for Duquesne with a score of 3313, with first-place marks in the 800-meter run (2:41.53),  high jump (1.63m) and the shot put (12.18m). 

Kel-Lisa Sebwe - 400 meter dash (2nd place - 57.56)
Maiah Yankello - 400 meter dash (3rd place - 57.62)
Maiah Yankello - 500 meter dash (2nd place - 1:15.88)
Gabby Holmberg500 meter dash (3rd place - 1:17.60)
Megan Aller - 800 meter run (3rd place - 2:21.86)
Victoria Soeder - 60 meter hurdles (3rd place - 8.99)
Maiah Yankello, Bethany Evankovich, Kel-Lisa Sebwe, Gabby Holmberg - 4x400 meter relay (2nd place - 3:51.86)
Victoria Soeder - long jump (2nd place - 5.53m)  

The Dukes travel to Virginia Military Institute (VMI) for the VMI Winter Relays on Friday, Feb. 9 and Saturday, Feb. 10 in Lexington, Va. 




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