Juniors Briahna Chambers (Bell, Tex.) and Frannie Larson (LaGrange, Ky.) each captured individual titles to lead Hanover College’s women’s track & field squad to a fifth-place finish at the DePauw University Outdoor Invitational in Greencastle, Ind.
Chambers earned three top-five finishes. She was first in the long jump with a school-record leap of 18-feet, 7.25-inches. Chambers ranks third in the country in the event. She placed second in the 100 meters with a time of 12.57 seconds and was fifth in the 200 meters in 26.40 seconds.
Larson claimed first place in the high jump with a 1.58-meter effort. Freshman Olivia Hewitt (Florence, Ind.) was fourth in the event with a 1.43-meter leap.
Freshman Savannah Hubbard (Madison, Ind.) earned a second-place finish in the triple jump, bounding 33-feet, 3.25-inches.
Junior Jordan Moseby (Indianapolis, Ind.) was third in the 100-meter hurdles, covering the straightaway in a school-record 15.30 seconds.
Sophomore Rachel Smith (Brownsburg, Ind.) led three Hanover runners in the top 10 in the 800 meters. Smith ran the two-lap race in 2:23.71.
Freshman Brittany Ferrell (Hillsboro, Ohio) was ninth in 2:26.43 and sophomore Rachel Effinger (Versailles, Ky.) landed one spot behind in 2:28.43.
Junior Claire Hinshaw (New Castle, Ind.) finished seventh in the 1,500 meters in 5:05.95, while classmate and former high-school teammate Mackenzie Dye (New Castle, Ind.) was seventh in the 5,000 meters in 18:53.10.
Hanover totaled 71 points to wind up fifth out of 10 schools in the meet. Bethel College was first overall with 145 points.
Published Saturday, April 5, 2014