Tartans Compete at Dragon Invitational

Tartans Compete at Dragon Invitational

(TIFFIN, Ohio) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the Tiffin University Dragon Invitational on Saturday, February 11.    

Freshman Rachel Reolfi (North Canton, Ohio/Canton Central Catholic) led a trio of top ten finishers in the mile run with a second-place finish. The freshman crossed with a season-best time of 5:25.14. Sophomore Rose Ciriello (Madison, N.J./Madison) finished fourth with a time of 5:26.58 and freshman Abigail Levine (Bethesda, Md./Bethesda Chevy Chase) placed sixth with a time of 5:34.74.

Freshman Emmalyn Lindsey (Eugene, Ore./South Eugene) ran a season-best time in the 3,000-meter in 11:32.03 and took 15th. Classmate Vayda Farino (Scottdale, Pa./Southmoreland) also turned in a season-best time, as she crossed with a time of 2:33.94 in the 800-meter run.

In the pole vault, senior Grace Yee (San Francisco, Calif./Lick-Wilmerding) placed third after clearing the bar at 3.50 meters while freshman Michelle Karabin (Ruffs Dale, Pa./Greensburg Central Catholic) cleared it at 3.35 meters to place sixth.

The triple jump saw sophomore Tessa Allen (Manhattan Beach, Calif./Bishop Montgomery) mark with a season-best jump of 9.93 meters to place sixth. Allen also placed ninth in the long jump with a mark of 1.50 meters. Sophomore Autumn Hair (Blue Bell, Pa./Wissahickon) leapt 9.92 meters in the triple jump to place seventh.  Senior Sommer Farber (Pittsburgh, Pa./Mt. Lebanon) took 10th in the triple jump with a distance of 9.77 meters.

Freshman Julianne Igbokwe (Chantilly, Va.) tossed the shot put 11.16 meters to finish 11th while Kiersten Chuc (Cupertino, Calif./Monta Vista) placed 17th in the weight throw with a mark of 12.71 meters.

The Tartans will compete again on Friday, February 17 at the Ohio State University Indoor Tune-Up Meet.