Junior Marlena Sabatino broke her own school record in the pole vault on Sunday. (Courtesy of the Ivy League)
PRINCETON, N.J. – Select Harvard student-athletes represented the Crimson at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Princeton University this weekend, headlined by a record-breaking performance by junior Marlena Sabatino in the pole vault.
On Sunday, Sabatino broke her own outdoor school record in the event, winning the competition by clearing 12'11" with the fewest misses earlier in the day. Sophomore Nicole Trenchard placed 10th in the event by clearing 11'7.75".
Inclement weather pushed the majority of the running events to Sunday and junior Jay Hebert kicked off the day for Harvard with a seventh place finish in the 110-meter hurdles (14.57). Jonas Aranda neared his own personal best in the 800-meter run, placing 22nd with a time of 1:53.07.
In field events, senior co-captain Julian Nunally placed 11th in the shot put with a throw of 52'1.75" and finished in 19th in the discus throw (152'3"). Freshman Donagh Mahon cleared 6'6.75" to take third place in the high jump.
Freshman Anthony DeNitto took ninth place in the long jump with a 23'0.50" effort on his third jump of the day.
Earlier in the weekend, Will Battershill finished third in the 3000-meter steeplechase, running his best collegiate time and the third fastest time in program history with his 8:55.84 finish.
In the women's 5,000-meter run, junior Elianna Shwayder took fifth place with her collegiate best time in the event, finishing in 16:31.27, also among the top-10 times in the event in Harvard history (9th). On the men's side, sophomore Kieran Tuntivate placed 13th in the men's 5000-meter run (14:33.84).
In the 10,000-meter run, Fiona Davis ran her personal record, placing 16th with a time of 36:50.68.
Senior co-captain Andrew Roney placed 12th in the pole vault, clearing 15'11".