Caruso Places Second in 200 Meters to Lead University of Delaware at New Balance Collegiate Invitational Track Meet
February 4, 2011
File Photo Courtesy of Chris Permar
NEW YORK -- University of Delaware sophomore Vicky Caruso (at right) continued her impressive running this indoor season as she placed second overall in an impressive field at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational Friday night at the New York City Armory.
Caruso (Stockholm/Walkill Valley, N.J.), who has already won 16 career meet titles, including four this season, posted a second place finish in the 200 meters as she raced to a time of 24.65 for the runner-up finish. Her time was just .13 off the winning mark of 24.52 put in by winner Letecia Wright of Ohio State and just .19 off Caruso’s school record mark of 24.36 set last season. Caruso bested runners from schools such as Tennessee, Pitt, Villanova, Kansas, and Baylor to take the second place finish.
She was one of nine Blue Hen women’s student-athletes who competed during the first day of the two-day event Friday.
Caruso later teamed with Karen Mandrachia, Lindsay Prettyman, and Rebecca Pepper to place eighth in the distance medley relay with a time of 12:09.78.
Also for the Hens, freshman Paige Morris posted a 10th place finish in the long jump with the third best leap in school history (18-feet, 5-inches), Kristi Cox placed 25th in the 400 meters (57.79) and 36th in the 200 meters (25.89), Christine Sloat was 26th in the 3,000 meters (11:19.57), Nijah Dupiche posted a 38th place finish in the 400 meters (58.67) and was 52nd in the 200 meters (26.24), and Asia Hollis registered a 40th place showing in the 400 meters (58.70).
Delaware Competitors: 2nd Place - Vicky Caruso, 200m (24.65); 8th Place - Distance Medley Relay (Karen Mandrachia, Vicky Caruso, Lindsay Prettyman, Rebecca Pepper), 12:09.78; 10th Place - Paige Morris, long jump (18-5); 25th Place - Kristi Cox, 400m (57.79); 26th Place - Christine Sloat, 3,000m (11:19.57); 36th Place - Kristi Cox, 200m (25.89); 38th Place - Nijah Dupiche, 400m (58.67); 40th Place - Asia Hollis, 400m (58.70); 52nd Place - Nijah Dupiche, 200m (26.24).Back To Women's Indoor Track Home Women's Indoor Track Story Archive