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Tartans Win Six Events at Raider Tune-Up

Tartans Win Six Events at Raider Tune-Up

(ALLIANCE, Ohio) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the unscored Raider Tune-Up on Saturday, hosted by the University of Mount Union. The Tartans claimed six top spots on the day.

Freshman Katie Monahan (Cranberry Twp., Pa. / Seneca Valley) recorded a season-best throw in the shot of 11.62 meters to win the event. Classmate Jocelyn Kiefel (Downingtown, Pa. / Downingtown West) won the triple jump with a leap of 10.48 meters.

On the track, senior Kristen Seballos (Cleveland, Ohio / Padua Franciscan) recorded a top finish in the mile run with a career-best time of 5:13.38. The 800-meter run saw junior Kavya Tummalapalli (Plainsboro, N.J. / West Windsor-Plainsboro High School) cross first in 2:24.58 while junior Carmen Andrade (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico / Ramey) won the 400-meter run in 1:04.10.

Freshman Cora Marcet (Naperville, Ill. / Naperville Central) ran the 3,000-meter run for the first time in her collegiate career and won the event with a time of 11:05.85.

The Tartans will compete next at the UAA Championships hosted by Case Western Reserve University on Saturday, February 26.

Top 5 performances for the meet include:

60-Meter Dash
3. Isabella Rhee - 8.34
5. Ola Owodunni - 8.46

60-Meter Hurdles
3. Allison Silva - 9.59

200-Meter Dash
4. Isabella Rhee - 27.66

800-Meter Run
2. Mona Yuan - 2:25.56
4. Emily Lannen - 2:29.50
5. Rhythm Satav - 2:32.34

Mile Run
2. Taylor Jacobs - 5:13.38

3,000-Meter Run
2. Megan Baker - 11:07.75
3. Norah Czajka - 11:17.16
5. Lauren May - 11:33.37

Weight Throw
5. Kayla Rountree - 13.08m

Pole Vault
3. JoJo Huczko - 3.16m
4. Ashley Zhang - 3.16m

Long Jump
4. Serena Li - 4.97m
5. Jocelyn Kiefel - 4.91m

Triple Jump
2. Serena Li - 10.20m
4. Sami Johnson - 10.08m