Track and Field Competes at NYU Invitational

Track and Field Competes at NYU Invitational

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Bryn Mawr track and field team took a trip to New York City for the NYU Invitational hosted at the New York Armory friday afternoon. A smaller group of Owls were in competition for the meet however season best were still aplenty.

Natalia Phillip posted a solid performance in the women's shot put. After finishing fifth in the trials Phillip went on to land a season best in the finals thanks to her solid throw of 13.34.

In the mile, Bryn Mawr saw great performances from Anna Kyle, Emily Williams and Emilly Haller. Anna Kyle's time of 5:24.50 will stand as a few PR for the sophomore. Williams (5:49.94) and Haller (6:06.01) both ran season best in the competitive event as well.

Rachel Green dominated in the long jump. The junior placed fifth overall, beat out 27 other competitors and landed a leap of 4.94. 

Haley Varnum locked in a season best of 2:32.48 in the 800 meters. Her time will qualify her for the Centennial Conference Championships. In the same event, Allegra Wham (2:50.51) and Nevada Powers (2:52.26) had great races while Emily Darrows clocked in a new PR (3:08.37).

Georgia Nelson had a huge PR in the 400 meters, clocking in a time of 1:07.65 and shaving off nearly three seconds from her mark established two weeks ago.

Freshman Jennica Terry finished 15th in the 200, garnering up yet another indoor PR for the Owls. Her time of 27.35 should move her up the ranks on the Centennial Conference perfomace list.

The Owls have one last meet to fine tune before they head to the Centennial Conference Championships. Bryn Mawr track and field will be in action next weekend at the Keogh Invitational held at Haverford College.