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Tartans Place Fourth at UAA Outdoor Championships, Barre Wins High Jump and 100-Meter Hurdles Titles

Tartans Place Fourth at UAA Outdoor Championships, Barre Wins High Jump and 100-Meter Hurdles Titles

(CHICAGO, Ill.) - The Carnegie Mellon University women's track and field team placed fourth at the University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Championships. The two-day championship meet was hosted by the University of Chicago. The Tartans finished the championships with 89 points while Washington University in St. Louis scored 253.5 points to take first. The fourth-place finish ties the 1995, 1998 and 2018 teams for the best finish in school history.

Top Performances in the Field:

  • Senior Liz Barre won the UAA high jump title with a school record and association record height of 1.72 meters. The senior tops her previous school record of 1.70 meters she set early this season.
  • In the triple jump, sophomore Jocelyn Kiefel recorded a career-best mark of 13.92 meters to place fourth while freshman Alexa Lowe jumped 10.76 meters and took seventh.
  • Sophomore Jolie Wasserman placed fifth in the javelin with a throw of 30.60 meters while Barre placed seventh with a mark of 29.53 meters.

Top Performances on the Track:

  • Barre won the UAA title in the 100-meter hurdles after crossing with a personal-best time of 14.21.
  • Senior Samantha Giordani ran in the finals of the 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash and placed fourth and third, respectively. She ran the 100 in a season-best 12.32 and the 200 in 25.62.
  • The 4x400-meter relay team of junior Isabella Rhee, junior Emily Lannen, senior Kavya Tummalapalli and Barre ended the running events with a fourth-place show crossing in 4:00.81.
  • Lowe topped her season-best time she recorded in the preliminaries of the 400-meter hurdles in the finals and placed sixth. She crossed with a time of 1:08.27.


  • Barre ended the championships with three titles, winning the long jump, high jump and 100-meter hurdles. She becomes the first Tartan in program history to win three events at the UAA Track and Field Championships.

Up Next:

  • The Tartans will next compete at the Red Flash Open on Saturday, April 29.