KENT, Ohio – Kent State’s women’s track and field team wrapped up the Doug Raymond Invitational on Saturday, January 10th in what turned out to be a meet of low attendance due to the harsh temperatures outside.

Final Results (PDF)

With what started out to be a long list of competitions, turned out to being shorter than planned with events getting dropped due to low attendance inside field house. However, the Golden Flashes took advantage of a meet after the holiday break and to start the 2015 year with great success.

The Flashes’ women’s team produced nine first place finishers with one athlete coming away from Saturday’s competition with two first place times. Freshman Tyler Williams came away in first in the 200m dash at 25.04 and came in first in the 400m dash at 56.99.

Senior Tabitha Jacofsky took home first place in the 800m run with a time of 2:14.74.

Sophomore Lauren Pannell came away with the victory in the high jump with a mark of 1.70m (5′ 7″).

Sophomore Morgan Estes jumped to a first place finish in the pole vault as she vaulted herself to a height of 3.84m (12′ 7.25″).

Junior Jackie Leppelmeier hit the furthest mark in the weight throw with a mark of 19.13m (62′ 9.25″) to win the event.

Freshmen Cayla Carey and Britni Phillips swept the horizontal jump competitions with Carey going 5.52m (18′ 1.5″) in the long jump and Phillips hitting 10.86m (35′ 7.75″) in the triple jump.

The women’s 4x400m relay squad of Jorian Ordway, Lynnese Beyan, Chelsea Laury and anchor Jennilyn Krumpe, ran a time of 3:58.39 on Saturday afternoon.

The Golden Flashes’ track and field team returns to action on Friday, January 16th in Akron, Ohio when the take on the Zips in a dual meet.




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