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Eight is Great! JHU Claims Eighth Straight Indoor CC Title

Hopkins defeated second-place Haverford by 158.5 points
Hopkins defeated second-place Haverford by 158.5 points
Feb. 25, 2018

Complete Results

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
The Basics
• Location: Collegeville, PA • Ursinus College
• Team Score: 1st of 10 (235.50 pts.)
• The Short Story: The Johns Hopkins women's track & field team claimed its eighth straight Centennial Conference Indoor title as the Blue Jays defeated second-place Haverford by 158.5 points which is now the second largest margin of victory in conference history.

How it Happened
Erin Brush claimed first in the 800m run with a time of 2:16.69 which is the 22nd fastest time in Division III.
• In the 60-meter hurdles, Maya Hammonds set a new school record time of 9.13 to claim second while Daniela Torres set a new PR time of 9.64 on her way to a fifth-place finish. Hammonds also finished second in the 60-meter dash with a new personal-best time of 8.00 while Marisa Sailus also set a new PR in the event as she clocked in with a time of 8.08 to finish fourth.
• Johns Hopkins earned 33 points in the 3,000-meter run as the Blue Jays finished 1-5 and 7-8 in the event. Tasha Freed won the event with a time of 9:50.50 to set a new meet record and was followed by Rebecca Grusby (9:54.27), Felicia Koerner (9:55.62), Caroline Smith (9:57.39) and Therese Olshanski (10:00.87). Samantha Levy finished seventh with a time of 10:09.85 and Ellie Clawson finished in eighth with a time of 10:18.65. Freed's time is the eighth-fastest time in the country while Grunsby's ranks 12th, Koerner's ranks 17th and Smith's is 21st.
• In the mile, Caelyn Reilly added eight points to the Blue Jay lead with her second-place finish. She crossed the line just .08 behind the first-place finisher with a time of 5:07.59.
Alexandra Damron (1:00.84), Sailus (1:01.44), Cassandra Factora (1:01.78) and Lauren Roberts (1:01.96 finished 2-5 in the 400-meter dash.

Up Next
• The Blue Jays return to the track on Friday, March 2 for the ECAC Championships in New York as they look to add more qualifiers for NCAAs.

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