Women's Track & Field Finishes Eighth at A-10 Championship
Jenny DelSignore / Maris Seto
Jenny DelSignore / Maris Seto
May 6, 2018


FAIRFAX, Va. - The Duquesne women's track and field team wrapped up the 2018 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Championship on Sunday afternoon with the Dukes taking eighth place at the two-day event at George Mason Stadium. 

VCU won the 2018 title with 159 points followed by Dayton second with 109 points and George Mason third with 107 points. 

Senior Jenny DelSignore (Tonawanda, N.Y./Sweet Home) posted a bronze medal performance in the 5000-meter run on Sunday, crossing the finish line in 16:56.18. Junior Elizabeth Morris (Doylestown, Pa./Central Bucks East) was right behind DelSignore in fourth place with a mark of 17:03.10. 

After winning bronze in the long jump on Saturday, sophomore Maris Seto (Brownsville, Pa./Brownsville) placed fourth in the high jump on Sunday at 1.65 meters. Junior Shannon Taub (Philadelphia, Pa./Council Rock) finished seventh in the high jump at 1.60 meters as well as eighth in the heptathlon with 4409 points. 

Sophomore Maiah Yankello (Monaca, Pa./Central Valley) and freshman Gabby Holmberg (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) each recorded fifth-place finishes for the Dukes in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.16) and the triple jump (11.88 meters), respectively. 

In addition, Rachel Fyalkowski (Greensburg, Pa./Hempfield) placed seventh in the shot put with a mark of 12.77 meters for the Dukes. 

Duquesne is set to compete in the ECAC Championships on May 11-13 in Princeton, N.J. 

5000-meter run
3. Jenny DelSignore (16:56.18) 
4. Elizabeth Morris (17:03.10) 

10000-meter run 
4. Jenny DelSignore (35:47.39)
5. Elizabeth Morris (35:55.19) 

400-meter hurdles 
5. Maiah Yankello (1:01.16) 

4x400-meter relay 
6. Gabby Holmberg, Kel-Lisa Sebwe, Chyna Beck, Maiah Yankello (3:49.64) 

High Jump 
4. Maris Seto (1.65 meters) 
7. Shannon Taub (1.60 meters) 

Long Jump 
3. Maris Seto (5.70 meters) 

Triple Jump 
5. Gabby Holmberg (11.88 meters) 

Shot Put 
7. Rachel Fyalkowski (12.77 meters) 

8. Shannon Taub (4409 points)




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