April 21, 2018
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.-Marshall track and field competed Friday and Saturday at the highly competitive Virginia Challenge.
A school record held since 1990 was broken in the 10,000 meter run. Graduate senior HollyAnn Swann ran the over six mile long race in 35:28.12 which broke the previous record of 37:15.64 held by Katrina Maynard. Swann holds the top time in the Conference USA this season in the 10,000m.
Junior Adriana Cook also ran an impressive time of 36:06.63 in the race which is the second fastest 10,000m time in school history.
In the hammer throw, for the second consecutive week Herd athletes placed first and second. School record holder Reneese Batson won the event with a top throw of 55.18 meters (181 feet). Hasana Clark finished second with a best throw of 54.82 meters (179 feet, 10 inches).
Senior Barkley Castro finished third in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:14.01.
Freshman Brandy Elysee finished fourth out of 37 sprinters with a time of 24.04 in the 200m.
Junior Melany Belot finished fourth in the triple jump with a top jump of 12.15 meters (39 feet 10.50 inches).
Sophomore Ericka Budd finished sixth in the shot put with a top throw of 13.70m (44 ft. 11.50 in.).
Sophomore Danere'a White finished eighth in the 400 meter dash with a time of 56.67.
FULL MARSHALL RESULTS
Triple Jump: Melany Belot (4th-12.15m/39 ft. 10.50 in.)
Discus Throw: Elena Marchand (10th-43.50m/142 ft. 8 in.)
100m: Kayla Haywood (14th-12.28)
Pole Vault: Lauren Zaglifa (6th-3.56m/11 ft. 8 in.)
400m: Danere'a White (8th-56.67)
Triple Jump Invite: Denisha West (8th-11.86m/38 ft. 11 in.)
Hammer Throw: Reneese Batson (1st-55.18m/181 ft.), Hasana Clark (2nd-54.82m/179 ft. 19 in.)
4x100m Relay: Team of Brandy Elysee, Talor Wilkerson, Kayla Haywood, Taylor Robinson (8th-46.95)
Javelin Throw: Heidi Heiniger (10th-41.50m/136 ft. 2 in.)
10,000m: HollyAnn Swann (10th-35:28.12), Adriana Cook (16th-36:06.63)
Long Jump: Lauren George (16th-5.47m/17 ft. 11.50 in.), Josie Raines (20th-5.36m/17 ft. 7 in.)
800m: Barkley Castro (3rd-2:14.01)
Shot Put: Ericka Budd (6th-13.70m/44 ft. 11.50 in.)
100m Hurdles: Taylor Robinson (12th-14.24), Sarah Bever (33rd-15.10), Hannah Carreon (36th-15.32),
200m: Brandy Elysee (4th-24.04)
400m Hurdles Invite: Christianna Dogan (24th-1:03.77)
4x400m Relay: Team of Christianna Dogan, Brandy Elysee, Danere'a White, Breanna Hargrove (13th-3:50.19)
The Herd will send athletes to the historic Penn Relays in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The world-renowned meet begins Thursday, April 26.
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