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Barre Sets High Jump Record at Dave Labor Invitational

Barre Sets High Jump Record at Dave Labor Invitational

(SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team competed at the Dave Labor Invitational hosted by Slippery Rock University on Saturday. The Tartans turned in numerous top performances against a field of Division I, II and III athletes.

Junior Liz Barre (Ithaca, N.Y. / Taft) topped her school record in the high jump from a week ago of 1.63 meters when she placed second clearing the bar at 1.68 meters Saturday. The junior also placed second in the 100-meter hurdles after crossing in a career-best time of 15.27.

Senior Taylor Jacobs (Bozeman, Mont./ The Taft School) crossed in 2:19.17 to win the 800-meter run. The 400-meter run saw sophomore Isabella Rhee (Midland, Mich. / H.H. Dow) post a time of 59.55 to place third.

Junior Samantha Giordani (Pittsburgh, Pa. / Ambridge) turned in a pair of second-place showings. The first came in the 100-meter dash as she crossed in 12.44 and then later finished in 25.29 in the 200-meter dash.

In the field events, graduate student Kendra Noneman (Eagle, Idaho / Eagle) won the hammer throw with a toss of 55.45 meters.

The Tartans will next compete at the Westminster Invitational Saturday, April 9.

Top 10 performances for the meet include:

200-Meter Dash
4. Liz Barre - 26.45

100-Meter Hurdles
8. Allison Silva - 16.48

400-Meter Hurdles
7. Allison Silva - 1:10.34

800-Meter Run
4. Kristen Seballos - 2:20.07
6. Kavya Tummalapalli - 2:21.63

1,500-Meter Run
4. Kristen Seballos - 4:50.52

Shot Put
6. Katie Monahan - 11.44 meters
10.Taylor Symonette - 10.98 meters

Pole Vault
9. JoJo Huczko - 3.25 meters
9. Ashley Zhang - 3.25 meters

Long Jump
4. Liz Barre - 5.20 meters

Triple Jump
10. Serena Li - 9.66 meters