CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track & Field Team continue to reach higher marks after competing at the Rossi Relays host at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps at Fritz Burns Stadium. Competing against top athletes from Division II, III, and NAIA programs, the Rossi Relays provided a valuable competitive experience for the Sagehens.
"We had a large number of very strong performances today," said Head Coach Kirk Reynolds. "We continue to put in some serious, challenging training, which is our focus at this point of the season. So to see the high quality marks is encouraging. We're headed into regular season meets next weekend, and I can't wait to see our squad face some conference teams on our home track this coming Saturday."
First year Quin Fraley continued to improve upon her young and promising career, setting the fifth-best mark in the program history in the 100 Meter Hurdles with a time of 15.07 seconds. She finished eighth overall at the event, but was the best among the Division III competitors.
In the distance medley relay, the Sagehens took ninth overall as Lila Cardillo,Rosie Linkus, Genevieve DiBari, and Lauren Hamilton combined for a time of 12:38.57, the fourth-best mark in program history.
Helen Guo finished ninth overall in the 3000 Meter run, second among Division III athletes, after clocking in at 10:23.77. Her time was the sixth-best mark in program history.
Over in the field events, Micaiah Palmer placed 10th in the triple jump with a mark of 35-4 (10.77m), setting the eighth-best mark in Sagehens history. She also scored 16-9.25 (5.11m) in the long jump to place 12th.
Up Next: The Sagehens will return home next weekend on March 2 to host a conference dual against Occidental College, Chapman University, Whittier College, and Caltech at Strehle Track at 10:00 a.m.