Women’s Track & Field Competes at ESU

Women’s Track & Field Competes at ESU

STROUDSBURG, Pa. – The Susquehanna women's track & field team traveled to East Stroudsburg University on Saturday to compete in the ESU All-America meet.

Megan Wright was first across the finish for SU in the 5000m run with a sixth-place time of 19:16.02 and Abby Taylor was 11th (19:56.09).

Amy Kaschak won the 3000m steeplechase with her time of 11:42.66, just 14 seconds off her career-best time.

In the 1500m run, Hannah Stauffer's time of 5:09.14 was good for ninth and a PR with Kirsten Hatton taking 29th (5:29.46 – a PR) and Emily Leboffe 32nd (5:33.28).

Kailyn Reilly's time of 2:22.99 in the 800m run was sixth overall and Hannah Perkins posted a time of 1:03.53 in the 400m run.

In the 100m dash, Jasmine Mitchell's time of 12.85 earned her ninth place while Jadzia Erskine took 15th with her time of 13.23 – a PR. Mitchell later ran to a 17th-place finish in the 200m dash with her time of 26.93.

Michelle Turnbach took 14th in the 100m hurdles, crossing the finish in a career-best time of 16.37 while in the 400m hurdles, Camille De Araujo was 15th (1:12.75 –a PR) and Leah Popple 18th (1:17.10 –a PR).

The track events concluded with the 4 x 400 relay where the team of Perkins, Megan Grady, Stauffer and De Araujo took eighth (4:18.28).

In the field events, Gabby Algurie won the javelin with a throw of 42.70m

Renea Broscious took 16th in the hammer with a throw of 33.69m and was 24th in the discus (26.99m). Monique Latourette was SU's top finisher in the shot put with a mark of 9.17m, a personal best.

Manouchka Paulemont tied for 12th in the long jump with a mark of 4.81m with Sarah Rinaldi in 29th (4.08m). Paulemont went on to earn eighth in the triple jump with a mark of 10.22m and Rinaldi placed ninth in the high jump with a height of 1.48m.

In the pole vault, Hayley Painter placed 15th with a height of 2.65m, easily surpassing her previous PR.

Several members of the team will compete at Penn Relays on April 28-29 with the final meet of the season on May 30 at Shippensburg.