Women's Track & Field

Natrasevschi Leads Women’s Track & Field at Ivy Heptagonal Championship

Natrasevschi Leads Women’s Track & Field at Ivy Heptagonal Championship

Day One Recap | Championship Central

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Junior Josie Natrasevschi (Fort Collins, Colo.) captured an individual title in the discus to lead the Brown women's track & field team on the final day of the Ivy League Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Yale's Cuyler Field & Dwyer Track.

Harvard captured the team title with 164 points, followed by Penn (125), Princeton (103), Columbia (97), Dartmouth (60), Cornell (59.5), Brown (44.5) and Yale (29).

Natrasevschi claimed her first Ivy discus title with a winning throw of 176-8 on the second attempt, besting Harvard's Nikki Okwelogu, the two-time defending champion at 172-5. Brown has captured the women's discus title in five out of the last eight championship meets.

Rookie Kendra Offiaeli (South Windsor, Conn.) turned-in a second-place performance in the shot put with a toss of 47-5.25.

Carly Paul (Fort Collins, Colo.) also added a runner-up finish in the heptathlon with 5,296 total points, breaking a personal-best mark set earlier in the season, second all-time in program history. She claimed a pair of first-place finishes in the heptathlon, winning the high jump and long jump.

Brown captured three of the top six spots in the high jump, led by Jenell Grier-Spratley (Alexandria, Va.), who placed third overall with a cleared height of 5-06.50. Shanelle DeJournett (Knoxville, Tenn.) and Paul went fourth and sixth, respectively, at 5-06.50.  

Freshman Zion Lewis (Canton, Ga.) took fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 40-11.00, while Shandell Scott (Norfolk, Va.) picked up a point in the long jump on Saturday as she placed sixth overall at 18-9.25.

On the track, junior Clare Peabody (Aptos, Calif.) finished sixth in the 1,500 meters in a time of 4:32.81.

Brown's 4x100 meter relay team of Lewis, May Stern (Providence, R.I.), Kennedy Kerr (West Hempstead, N.Y.) and Audrey Holt (Alpharetta, Ga.) placed fifth in a time of 47.43.