Women's Track Dominates Field at Richard Stockton Osprey Invitational
Galloway, N.J. - The Swarthmore College women's track & field team capped a successful weekend with a strong showing at the Richard Stockton Osprey Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
For the day, Garnet women captured first place in six different events.
Senior Kenyetta Givans earned four first place finishes on the day, two individually and two as part of a relay team. Individually, Givans won the 100 (15.96) and 400 (1:06.58) hurdles. In the relays, she teamed with freshman Ruth Talbot, senior Ogechi Irondi and sophomore Chelsea Hicks to win the 4x100 (52.28), while again teaming with Talbot, Irondi and senior Stephanie Beebe to win the 4x400 (4:22.45).
Irondi and Beebe also earned first-place finishes as individuals. Irondi took the 200 meter dash with a time of 27.67 while Beebe captured the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:02.52. Talbot was right behind Beebe in the 400 with a second-place time of 1:03.42.
In the 800 meter run, senior Kathryn Gonzalez placed second with a time of (2:32.21), followed by fellow senior Hannah Rose (2:38.17/7th).
Rose's best result of the day came in the 5,000 meter run, where she crossed the finish line in third place (5:10.48). Sophomore Emma Saarel finished in sixth place with a time of 5:18.75.
Freshman Osazenoriuwa Ebose competed in three events on the day, finishing third in the shot put (10.79m), fifth in the javelin (26.76m) and 10th in the discus (25.01m).
Swarthmore returns to action on Saturday with the Moravian Invitational.