Blue Jays Finish Seventh at Terrapin Open

Junior Emily Kashka took fifth in the pole vault with a jump of 2.90 meters (9'6.25

Loeb Finishes Sixth in 5,000-meter Run

Jan. 21, 2012

LANDOVER, MD - The Johns Hopkins women's track and field team placed seventh at the Terrapin Invitational, Saturday, hosted by the University of Maryland.

The Blue Jays finished with a team score of 32.5 points. Meet host Maryland captured a first place finish with 144 points while Hampton took second with 120.5. University of Maryland Baltimore County rounded out the top-three finishes with 70 points. Hopkins was the only Centennial school to compete in the meet.

Junior Alexa Tzaferos captured a first-place finish, 38th overall, in her heat of the 400-meter run. Tzaferos crossed the finish line at 1:05.32.

Junior Monika Sullivan finished 23rd in the 600-meter run (1:47.70) while sophomoreMaggie Shelton came in 24th with a time of 1:49.93. Freshman Megan Kelley took 26th with a time of 1:51.63.

Senior Cassie Cummings captured a 20th place finish in the 800-meter run, crossing the line at 2:31.34 with freshman Jill Anderson close behind for a 22nd place finish at 2:33.40. Sophomore Lily Murphy placed 10th in the one-mile run. Murphy finished with a time of 5:29.31. Sophomore Paige Boehmcke placed 15th in the one-mile run with a time of 5:34.86.

Sophomore Frances Doughtery captured an eighth place finish in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:49.02. Freshman Frances Loeb captured Hopkins highest finish in the track events with a sixth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 19:27.75. 

The Johns Hopkins distance medley relay team took seventh with a time of 13:20.93.

Freshman Kelsey Bowercaptured fourth in the pole vault with a height of 3.05 meters (10'0") while junior Emily Kashka took fifth with a jump of 2.90 meters (9'6.25"). Junior Tracy Vill took eighth with a jump 2.45 meters (8'0.5").

Johns Hopkins return to action next week when the Blue Jays travel to State College, PA to compete in the Penn State 

University of Maryland Terrapin Invitational