Brynn Smith Named Women’s Most Outstanding Performer at Ivy League Heptagonal Championship

Brynn Smith Named Women’s Most Outstanding Performer at Ivy League Heptagonal Championship

New Haven, CT- The Brown University women's track & field team finished in third place at the Ivy League Outdoor Heptagonal Championships this weekend hosted at Yale University. The women combined for 101 points in their finish as senior Brynn Smith highlighted the meet by being named the women's Most Outstanding Performer.

Princeton clinched the championship with 132 points, whie Cornell followed in second (113) place.  Columbia finished in fourth (92), Penn in fifth (84), then Dartmouth 74), Harvard (71) and Yale (46).

On the track, Susan Scavone ran the 100m hurdles in 14.03 seconds to earn third place, and Colby Lubman earned sixth in the 200m dash finals in 25. 20 seconds, and Kesley Ramsey finished seventh in the finals of the 1500m with a 4:26.48. Following close behind was Samantha Adelberg with a 10th place time of 4:48.38.

Rookie Heidi Caldwell ran a solid race in the 3,000m run to finish third with a 9:51.57, and Elaine Kuckertz followed in 11th with a 10:07.34. Ari Garber led Brown in the 5,000m run with a 17:33.23 for 13th place, while Olivia Mickle earned 14th in 17:34.22. Lauren Pischel ran the 10,000m run in 36:30.67 to earn eighth overall.

The Bears' 4x400m relay of Brielle Beaudette, Lubman, Thomas and Adelberg finished sixth with a 3:50.05, ad the 4x800 squad comprised of Tess Plant-Thomas, Emily Mepham, Michaeline Nelson and Bree Shugarts earned sixth as well with an 8:53.77.

Hannah Wallace garnered third place in the pole vault with a 12-01.50 height, and Chelsea Hartigan followed in 10th with an 11-05.75 height. Rachel Biblo posted a distance of 19-0474 in the long jump to earn third, and Jara Crear earned an 18-03.25 for ninth.

Leading Brown in the javelin was Niina Al-Hassan with a fifth place distance of 132-05, as Holleigh Bergstrom earned eighth (127-05) and Nathasha Smith finished ninth (125-03).

Biblo captured the triple jump title with a 12.84m mark to earn First Team All-Ivy honors, and Baiter followed right behind in second place with a 12.62m for Second Team All-Ivy recognition.

In the shot put, picked up the title with a 51-01.50 distance to earn First Team All-Ivy honors, and Victoria Buhr finished in third place with a 47-00.75. Freshman Jessica Eason tossed a 45-10.50 for fifth place as well.

Lacey Craker earned First Team All-Ivy in the discus with a 153-04 throw, and Buhr earned Second Team All-Ivy honors with a second-place toss of 148-05.

Smith also won the hammer throw with an impressive 202-11 to earn First Team All-Ivy honors in the event, while teammate Craker came in third with a 185-09.

The Bears will now compete at the ECAC Championship on May 13-15 and then head to the NCAA Regionals on May 26.