Full Results

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The University of Delaware track & field squad spent Friday at one of the most prestigious track & field establishments in the country, the NYC Armory.

The Blue Hens made their time count, posting nine top-10 finishes against some of the top teams on the East Coast on Friday at the Doc Sander Invitational.

“We had some solid performances today and will continue to work on getting better every time we step on the track,” said Head Coach Wendy McFarlane-Smith.

Highlighting the day was the 4x400 meter relay of Sydni Stovall, Carly Pettipaw, Michaela Meyer and London Freeland, who took home the top spot with a time of 3:53.54. The time is just a second off the ECAC qualifying mark and ranks as the eighth-best time in program history.

The 4x200 meter relay of Kai StarnesIsis Pinkney, Bema Kyeadea-Amponsah and Andriene Rose grabbed a top-three finish with a time of 1:44.44.

Senior Liz McGroarty had a big day, grabbing second place in the mile with a time of 4:50.89, which is an ECAC qualifying mark.

Junior Ashley Bailey earned her third straight top-three finish in the pole vault, clearing 12’ 7 1/2'” to finish third in the event. The Middletown, Delaware native also earned a top-10 finish in the long jump with a leap of 17’ 7 ¼”.

Other highlights from the day included McGrath’s personal best in the 60m hurdles, clocking in at 9:15, the eighth-best time in school history.

Classmate Lauren Zodl won her heat in the 5k, stopping the clock in 17:45.93, good for ninth-best in school history.

The Blue Hens return to action on Thursday, February 8 when they travel to the Navy Invitational.