Women’s Track & Field Tallies 10 PSAC Marks in Season Opener at Bucknell

12/2/2017 | Women’s Track and Field

Results

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Kutztown University women’s track & field team had 10 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC)-qualifying times from nine different individuals in the season opener at the Bison Invitational at Bucknell University.

The Golden Bears had 10 top-five finishes in their respective events, and had one Top-10 marks in program history.

Freshman Trinity Ponton cleared the 17-4 mark in the long jump in her first career invitational to put her into the record books into a tie for ninth in the program record books.

Macey Tanseco, Shelby Samuels, Katie Seegert, Abigail Zeger, Ponton, Rebecca Hemingway, Ashley Petre, Kelly Groth and Ashley Stewart all recorded conference-qualifying marks.

Samuels (5-3) finished third in the high jump.

Tanseco, who is third in KU history with a 45-1.50 mark, was fourth in the shot put (42-11).

Petre ended up in the top-three and was third in the weight throw at 51-4.5.

Groth posted a qualifying time in the 60m run with a time of 7.95 and a fourth-place finish. She was

third in the 200m at 26.51, which was also a PSAC-qualifier.

Stewart placed third in the 400m with a time of 1:00.16.

Julia Wiemken had a top-five finish in the 800m with a time of 2:27.69.

Leah Talley was fourth in the 3000m at 11:33.08 and Shannon McChesney was just behind her in fifth with a time of 11:52.27.

Kutztown is off for the next month and will return to action at its annual Golden Bear Invitational at O’Pake Fieldhouse on Jan. 11-12, 2018.

Kutztown Results 

High Jump
3. Shelby Samuels – 1.60m (5-3) (PSAC-new)
6. Rebecca Hemingway – 1.50m (4-11)
Pole Vault
6. Katie Seegert – 3.30m (10-10) (PSAC-new)
8. Abigail Zeger – 3.15m (10-4) (PSAC-new)
Long Jump
6. Trinity Ponton – 5.28m (17-4) (PSAC-new)
8. Rebecca Hemingway – 5.12m (16-9) (PSAC-new)
14. Abigail Zeger – 4.72m (15-6)
Shot Put
4. Macey Tanseco – 13.09m (42-11) (PSAC-new)
17. Olivia Morano – 9.70m (31-10)
18. Sydney Wilson – 9.54m (31-3.75)
20. Madelyn Witkoski – 9.44m (30-11.75)
Weight Throw
3. Ashley Petre – 15.66m (51-4.5) (PSAC-new)
15. Madelyn Witkoski – 12.19m (40-0)
19. Olivia Morano – 10.94m (35-10.75)
60m Prelims
3. Kelly Groth – 7.96q
26. Alani Tompkins – 8.65
60m Finals
4. Kelly Groth – 7.95 (PSAC-new)
200m
3. Kelly Groth – 26.51 (PSAC-new)
16. Rebecca Hemingway – 27.79
26. Keri Marini – 29.76
300m
9. Alani Tompkins – 47.75
400m
3. Ashley Stewart – 1:00.16 (PSAC-new)
12. Jessica Glass – 1:04.25
800m
5. Julia Wiemken – 2:27.69
6. Julie Stratton – 2:32.86
3000m
4. Leah Talley – 11:33.08
5. Shannon McChesney – 11:52.27
60M Hurdles Prelims
13. Keri Marini – 10.81
4x400m Relay
6. Kutztown ‘B’ (Tompkins, Samuels, Hemingway, Marini) – 4:17.32
11. Kutztown ‘C’ (Hewitt, Wiemken, Groth, Talley) – 4:41.37

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