Two School Records Fall for Spartan Women at Moravian

Alyana De Bruin photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography
Alyana De Bruin photo courtesy of David Sinclair Photography

BETHLEHEM, PA – The York College women's track and field squad traveled to Moravian College to participate in the Greyhound Invitational on Saturday in Bethlehem. The meet was a non-scoring meet.

Junior Alayna De Bruin earned the Spartans' lone win for the meet as she was victorious in the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 11:34.57. That was a new school record for the Spartans. Junior Georgia Gillcrist set a new school record in the 100 meter dash as she crossed the line in a time of 12.74.

 

TOP TEN SPARTAN FINISHERS

1. Alayna De Bruin – 3000 meter steeplechase (11:34.57)

3. Rachel Banchiere – 3000 meter steeplechase (12:12.82)

5. Anne Measley – 400 meter hurdles (1:06.64)

5. Sydney Fitzwater – discus throw (35.05 meters / 115')

5. Emily Clark – triple jump (10.57 meters / 34' 8.5")

6. Georgia Gillcrist – 100 meter dash (12.74)

6. Gabby Emeigh – discus throw (35.04 meters / 114' 11")

7. Steph Becker – 3000 meter steeplechase (12:39.69)

7. Emily Davis – 800 meter run (2:24.62)

7. Lucy Delker – hammer throw (36.80 meters / 120' 9")

8. Anne Measley, Georgia Gillcrist, Jess DelViscio, Emily Davis – 4x400 meter relay (4:35.07)

8. Olivia Miller – pole vault (3.05 meters / 10' 0")

8. Katie Krutz – pole vault (3.05 meters / 10' 0")

9. Georgia Gillcrist – 400 meter dash (1:01.77)

9. Gabby Emeigh – javelin (33.46 meters / 109' 9")

10. Abby Sykes – 5,000 meter run (19:40.48)

 

Invitational Notes

The Spartans notched a pair of school records in the with Alayna De Bruin (3000 steeplechase) and Georgia Gillcrist (100 meter dash) … De Bruin's time of 11:34.57 is the top time in the CAC with two weeks left before the 2018 CAC Championships … senior Anne Measley posted a new PR and the best time of the year in the CAC in the 400 meter hurdles as she crossed the line in a time of 1:06.64 … a trio of Spartans notched PRs in the 5K as Abby Sykes (19:40.48), Oriana Howell (19:52.37) and Kim Massa (20:41.11) all ran strong races on Saturday … Rachel Banchiere (12:12.82), Steph Becker (12:39.69), and Jilly Wagner (12:54.98) all recorded new personal bests in the 3,000 meter steeplechase … freshman Sydney Fitzwater set a new PR in the discus with a best throw of 35.05 meters (115') ... Olivia Miller set a pair of PRs in the long jump (4.25 meters) and the pole vault (3.05 meters).

 

Up Next

The Spartans have their final Capital Athletic Conference championship tune-up on Saturday when they head to Shippensburg University to participate in the Paul Kaiser Classic hosted by Shippensburg University. The action is scheduled for an 8:30 am start.

 

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