DANVILLE, KY- This weekend The Berea college women's track team competed in their third outdoor meet at the 2017 Centre Invitational at Centre College. With a total of 16 scoring teams, this was one of the largest meets that Centre has ever hosted. The women saw 16 individual personal records (PR) this past weekend and finished 15th out of the scoring teams. Most of these performances are all-time PRs and will be noted with (*) to indicate so.
Sophomore Jenna Hughes and senior Megan Hale came in nearly side-by-side in the women's 800 meter dash, both with a time of 2:27. Hughes (2:27.19)* was just 0.7 seconds ahead of Hale (2:27.97)*. The women's 1500 saw many of the Berea girls finishing together. Freshman Jamie Welch scored 5 points for the women by finishing 4th with a time of 5:02.63*. Following not far behind was sophomore Jenna Hughes (5:09.20)*, senior Gabriella Sabino (5:10.36), and sophomore Dove DeNigris (5:13.84)*. Coming in the top 15 of the women's 5K was freshman Ivanna Sabino with a time of 19:52.55*.
The women will compete in their next competition Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th at the University of the Cumberland's Invitational in Williamsburg, KY.