Cardi Breaks School Record in 5000 Meters

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(BALTIMORE, Md.) – The Dickinson women's track & field team turned in a number of strong performances at the Johns Hopkins/Loyola University Invitational on Saturday.

Senior Isabel Cardi (Media, Pa./Strath Haven) broke the school record in the 5000 meters while Elaina Clancy (Boiling Springs, Pa./Boiling Springs) came across the line second. Cardi clocked the third-fastest time in the country, coming in at 16:44. 18

First-year Darya Mikusova (Niantic, Conn./East Lyme) placed third in the 400-meter hurdles and eighth in the 110 hurdles. Alexandra Colby (Hingham, Mass./Hingham) was fifth in the 110 hurdles while Mikusova joined the 4x100 and 4x400 relays for fourth place.

Becca Brown (Lewisburg, Pa./Lewisburg) cleared 2.73 meters to finish fourth in the pole vault while Colby was sixth.

Mariana Penuela (Summit, N.J./Summit) and Sara Penuela (Summit, N.J./Summit) placed fourth and sixth in the long jump, respectively, and both placed fourth with the 4x100 and 4x400 relays. Sara added silver in the 400 meters and Mariana added a sixth place showing in the 200.

Allyson Yanega (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) and Sara Yanega (Center Valley, Pa./Southern Lehigh) crossed the line second and sixth in the 1500 meters and placed seventh and 11th in the 800.

Abby Everett (Palmerton, Pa./Palmerton Area) posted top-10 finishes in the shot put and discus while Elizabeth Lieb (Easton, Pa./Bethlehem Catholic) was fifth in the triple jump.

The Red Devils are scheduled to travel to the Gettysburg Quad Invitational next Saturday.