University of Delaware Women's Indoor Track Posts 10 Top 10 Finishes at Gotham Cup Invitational
January 14, 2011
File Photo Courtesy of Chris Permar
NEW YORK -- University of Delaware women’s indoor track & field athletes posted 10 top 10 finishes, including a pair of runner-up showings in the long jump and the 4 x 400 meter relay to highlight action at the Gotham Cup Invitational hosted by New York University Friday night at the New York City Armory.
Freshman Paige Morris posted the third best long jump distance in Delaware history in placing second in that event with a leap of 18-5, just five inches off the UD freshman record, while the 4 x 400 meter relay team of Vicky Caruso, Nijah Dupiche, Asia Hollis, and Kristi Cox (at right) also teamed for a runner-up finish with a time of 3:49.92.
Delaware had eight other top 10 finishes as Courtney Markow was fourth in the pole vault (10-8), Emily Gispert was fourth in the 800 meters (2:22.94) and teamed with Lindsay Prettyman, Carly Simmons, and Alyssa Kennedy to finish fifth in the 4 x 800 meter relay (9:45.83), Prettyman posted a seventh place showing in the seeded 800 meters (2:19.25), Briana Gray was eighth in the high jump (5-3), Jennifer Watunya was eighth in the 5,000 meters (18:12.09), Jessie Ermak was ninth in the 5,000 meters (18:24.25), and Rachel Wasserman posted a ninth place showing in the 800 meters (2:24.55).
Kennedy was also 12th in the mile (5:26.45), Cox was 13th in the 400 meters (58.97), Hollis was 18th in the 400 meters (59.68), and Caruso was 18th in the 60 meters (7.99).
Delaware will continue action next Friday when the Blue Hens again travel to the New York City Armory to compete in the Great Dane Classic hosted by the University at Albany.
Top Delaware Women’s Finishers: 2nd Place - Paige Morris, long jump seeded (18-5); 4 x 400m Relay (Caruso, Dupiche, Hollis, Cox), 3:49.92; 4th Place - Courtney Markow, pole vault (10-8); Emily Gispert, 800m (2:22.94); 5th Place - 4 x 800m Relay (Prettyman, Simmons, Gispert, Kennedy), 9:45.83; 7th Place - Lindsay Prettyman, 800m seeded (2:19.25); 8th Place - Briana Gray, high jump (5-3); Jennifer Watunya, 5,000m (18:12.09); 9th Place - Jessie Ermak, 5,000m (18:24.25); Rachel Wasserman, 800m (2:24.55); 12th Place - Carissa Carty, long jump (15-7); Alyssa Kennedy, mile (5:26.45); 13th Place - Kristi Cox, 400m (58.97); 17th Place - Leah Putman, 60m hurdles (9.49); 18th Place - Asia Hollis, 400m (59.68); Vicky Caruso, 60m (7.99); 20th Place - Kayla Hennessy, 60m hurdles (9.64); 21st Place - Leah Putman, long jump seeded (16-2 1/4); Tijen Ozcan, 1,000m (3:18.17); 23rd Place - Christine Sloat, 3,000m (10:59.03); 36th Place - Marla Woodarek, 500m (1:25.13); 37th Place - Jess Torres, 1,000m (3:32.96); 38th - Paige Morris, 60m (8.39), Kathryn Jenkins, 500m (1:25.37); 42nd Place - Kaylee Pineault, 3,000m (11:44.70); 45th Place - Bethany Fox, 60m hurdles (10.30); Carly Simmons, 500m (1:28.11).Back To Women's Indoor Track Home Women's Indoor Track Story Archive