Spartan Women Have a Strong Day at Messiah

Georgia Gillcrist photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Georgia Gillcrist photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

GRANTHAM, PA – The York College women's track & field squad had a strong showing on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Messiah College Invitational in Grantham. The Spartans finished sixth of 16 teams at the event as the Green and White totaled 55 points for the day.

Sophomore Katie Krutz earned a win for the Green and White as she captured the victory in the pole vault with a best height of 3.11 meters. She won the event by one foot over the runner up finisher. The height tied Krutz's personal best in the event.

Junior Georgia Gillcrist also had a big day as she finished second in the 200 meter dash, ran lead off on the 4x400 meter relay team which finished third, and also ran the anchor on the 4x100 meter relay squad which finished seventh.

 

Top Ten Spartan Finishers at Messiah

1. Katie Krutz – pole vault (3.11 meters / 10' 2.5")

2. Georgia Gillcrist – 200 meter dash (26.45)

3. Emily Plante – 400 meter hurdles (1:08.35)

3. Georgia Gillcrist, Emily Plante, Morgan Jones, Anne Measley – 4x400 meter relay (4:10.30)

4. Anne Measley – 400 meter hurdles (1:09.92)

4. Olivia Miller – pole vault (2.81 meters / 9' 2.5")

5. Anne Measley – 100 meter hurdles (17.37)

5. Emily Clark – triple jump (10.12 meters / 33' 2.5")

6. Morgan Jones – 400 meter hurdles (1:13.10)

7. Anne Measley, Emily Plante, Nancy Llamas, Georgia Gillcrist – 4x100 meter relay (53.26)

7. Gabby Emeigh – discus throw (32.69 meters / 107' 3")

9. Sydney Fitzwater – discus throw (32.50 meters / 106' 7")

10. Gabby Emeigh – javelin (31.13 meters / 102' 1")

 

Messiah Notes

Freshman Nancy Llamas set a pair of new PRs in the 100 and the 200 … Llamas posted a time of 14.81 in the 100 and 30.97 in the 200 … Georgia Gillcrist set a new PR in the 200 with a time of 26.45 … sophomore Emily Clark set a new personal standard in the long jump with a distance of 4.45 meters while teammates Katie Krutz and Olivia Miller also set new standards … Krutz notched a best distance of 4.51 meters while Miller's best leap was 4.11 meters … freshman Sydney Fitzwater set a new PR in the discus with a best throw of 32.50 meters.

 

Spartan Finishers at Bucknell

Jess DelViscio – 1500 meter run (4:48.45)

Alayna De Bruin – 3000 meter steeplechase (11:53.21)

 

Up Next

The Spartans will head to the two-day Coach P Open hosted by Moravian College. Friday's action kicks off at 3:30 pm and Saturday's events will begin at 10:00 am.

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