Juniors Briahna Chambers (Bell, Texas) and. Mackenzie Dye (New Castle, Ind.) each collected two individual wins as the Hanover College women’s track & field team won the Anderson University Indoor Invitational.
Chambers started the meet in winning fashion, anchoring the victorious 4x200-meter relay. Chambers teamed with Jordan Moseby (Indianapolis, Ind.), Savannah Hubbard (Madison, Ind.) and Erika Jervis (Sheridan, Ind.) to run 1:52.50, the fifth-best time in school history.
Chambers followed this performance by setting a fieldhouse record in the 60-meter dash (8.06) and tying the fieldhouse record (5.38-meters) in the long jump. Chambers also placed second in the 200, running 27.18.
Dye took top honors in both the 5000-meter run (18:40.48) and 1000-meter run (3:20.99). Her time in the latter event is third best in college history.
Moseby, also a junior, ran 9.25 to place second in the 60-meter hurdles.
In the mid-distance events, sophomore Rachel Smith (Brownsburg, Ind.) placed second in the mile run (5:27.51) and fourth in 800-meter run (2:33.75).
In the jumps, Hubbard placed second in the long jump (4.62m), while
junior Frannie Larson (LaGrange, Ky.) leapt 1.56-meters to claim second in high jump.
Competing in her first collegiate meet, freshman Olivia Hewitt (Florence, Ind.) took third place in the high jump. Her 1.53-meter jump ties the second-best jump in school history.
Freshman thrower Megan Richey (Marshall, Ill.) bettered her previous personal record with a 10.59-meter toss in the shot put, placing third. Her mark is second-best in college history. Richey also placed fifth in the weight throw (11.09-meters).
Hanover won the nine-team invitational scoring 163 points to outdistance host Anderson University’s 115 point total.
Published Saturday, February 8, 2014