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Two School Records Fall at Annual Tartan Invitational

Two School Records Fall at Annual Tartan Invitational

(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) – The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team hosted its annual Invitational on Friday and Saturday with teams from Division I, II and III institutions. Two school records were broke throughout the meet with three top places recorded for the Cardinal and Gray.

For the second straight meet, graduate student Kendra Noneman (Eagle, Idaho / Eagle) set a new school record in the hammer throw. Noneman won the event with a personal-best toss of 60.15 meters. She tops her school record mark of 55.42 meters set last weekend at the Washington and Lee Track and Field Carnival. Her mark currently ranks first in Division III.

Junior Liz Barre (Ithaca, N.Y. / Taft) set the second school record when she cleared the bar at 1.63 meters in the high jump. The junior topped Tessa Allen's height of 1.62 meters set in 2019. Barre also won the 100-meter hurdles after crossing 15.84.

The 400-meter hurdles saw junior Carmen Andrade (Mayaguez, Puerto Rico / Ramey) place third with a 1:11.48. A personal-best time by senior Kristen Seballos (Cleveland, Ohio / Padua Franciscan) in the 5,000-meter run of 17:54.61 placed her third.

The pole vault was won by junior JoJo Huczko (Murrysville, Pa. / Franklin Regional) after she cleared the bar at 3.20 meters. Freshman Jolie Wasserman (Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. / Briarcliff) took third in the javelin with a mark of 27.03 meters.

The Tartans will next compete at the Dave Labor Invitational hosted by Slippery Rock University on Saturday, April 2.

Top 10 performances for the meet include:

400-Meter Hurdles
5. Allison Silva - 1:14.66

400-Meter Run
6. Isabella Rhee - 1:00.98
9. Valerie Reiling - 1:05.85
10. Emily Lannen - 1:05.86

800-Meter Run
6. Kavya Tummalapalli - 2:25.62
7. Mona Yuan - 2:26.06

1,500-Meter Run
6. Taylor Jacobs - 4:49.33

6. Cora Marcet - 12:05.83
10. Norah Czajka - 12:42.06

3,000-Meter Run
9. Carina Sanborn - 11:55.47

5,000-Meter Run
4. Michelle Murray - 18:08.42
7. Megan Baker - 18:31.45

Shot Put
6. Katie Monahan - 11.87 meters

6. Katie Monahan - 36.04 meters
9. Kendra Noneman - 34.65 meters

6. Agnes Zhou - 25.94 meters
7. Liz Barre - 25.22 meters

Pole Vault
4. Ashley Zhang - 2.90 meters
6. Kate Stamper - 2.75 meters

Long Jump
9. Serena Li - 4.53 meters

Triple Jump
5. Jocelyn Kiefel - 10.02 meters
7. Francine Leung - 9.53 meters