The St. Mary’s College of Maryland Women’s Indoor Track and Field Team traveled to Collegeville, Pennsylvania to participate in the Frank Colden Invitational. They were among 24 other teams to compete this Saturday, February 4th including the hosting Bears of Ursinus College. 

Credit: Tim Dougherty

How It Happened:

  • Lauren Sapp set the school record in the 5000-meter run with a time of 19:27.26 and a fourth-place finish overall. 
  • Chay’La Rivers broke the 60-meter dash school record with a time of 8.79, which earned her 19th place. Fladania Bruno was the other Seahawk participating in the 60 meter dash with a finish of 41st place at 10.01 seconds.
  • The Seahawk 4×200 relay team of Ariat Ojulu, Dina JonesChay’la Rivers, and Elise Kinyanjui earned 10th place overall and set the school record with a time of 2:01.05.
  • Brittney Douglas broke her own school record in the one-mile run by notching a time of 5:47.16. This performance earned her 15th place overall. Betsy Robey was right behind her placing 19th with a time of 5:54.84.
  • Chay’la Rivers wasn’t satisfied with one broken record for the day. Rivers ran a time of 29.50, which breaks the school record in the 200 meter dash. 
  • Elise Kinyanjui placed 10th overall in the women’s high jump at 1.42 meters.
  • Personal Records set at today’s Frank Colden Invitational for the women are as follows:

Up Next:

The Seahawks will be back in action on Saturday, February 17th and 18th as they travel to Newport News, Virginia to participate in the Coast-To-Coast Athletic Conference Indoor Championships.

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