Jan. 13, 2018
HUNTINGDON, W.V. - The Duquesne women's track and field team tied for first place in the first ever Marshall Women's Classic on Saturday afternoon at the Jeff Small Track at the Chris Cline Indoor Athletic Complex. The Dukes, who tied with the Thundering Herd with 160 total points at the meet, won five events on the day.
Senior Jenny DelSignore paced the 3000 meter run with a time of 10:00.33 followed by sophomore Elizabeth Morris in third at 10:06.46.
Sophomore Maiah Yankello won the 800 meter run with a mark of 2:16.54 while also helping the Dukes capture the title in the 4x400 meter relay with freshman Gabby Holmberg and fellow sophomores Kel-Lisa Sebwe and Bethany Evankovich with a time of 3:55.45.
Sebwe also paced the 400 meter dash with a time of 58.62 in the event, while Evankovich posted a second-place mark of 7.86 in the 60 meter dash.
Victoria Soeder finished first in the long jump for Duquesne, recording a jump of 5.55m to lead the field.
Senior Rachel Fyalkowski (12.76m) and sophomore Maris Seto (J1.65mM) each placed second in the shot put and high jump, respectively.
Freshman Chyna Beck recorded a third-place finish in the triple jump (11.51m) for the Dukes, while junior Taylor Pletz finished second in the mile run (5:11.40) followed by sophomore Megan Aller in third (5:11.70).
Duquesne is back in action on Friday, Jan. 19 at the Youngstown State Open.