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JHU On Top After Day One of ECAC Championships

Caroline Smith won the steeplechase event.
Caroline Smith won the steeplechase event.
May 16, 2018

 Lauren Dellipoali
By Lauren Dellipoali
Athletic Communications Assistant
Day One Results

The Basics
• Location: Baltimore, MD • ECAC Championships
• The Short Story: After day one of the ECAC Championships, the Johns Hopkins women’s track & field team holds a 16-point lead over second place Misericordia.

How it Happened
Maya Hammonds and Jenn Su opened up the heptathlon with a 1-2 finish in the 100-meter hurdles. Hammonds won the event with a time of 15.12 while Su finished just .20 seconds behind her in second. Hammonds captured first in the 200-meter dash (25.85) while Su finished fourth (26.90). The high jump saw Su capture another first-place finish with a mark of 1.57m while Su finished third with a mark of 1.45m. Su won the shot put with a throw of 11.06m while Hammonds finished in eighth with a mark of 7.90m. After day one Hammonds leads with 2,730 points while Su sits in second, just 45 points behind her (2,685).
Veronica Montane won the javelin with a throw of 35.19m.
• The Blue Jays captured the top two spots in the 5,000-meter run as Felicia Koerner won the event with a time of 17:32.96 while Ellie Clawson finished second with a time of 17:38.87.
• Senior Caroline Smith captured a first-place victory in the steeplechase with a time of 10:56.27.
• In the pole vault, Sophia Cortazzo finished second, clearing 3.18m while Annie Gutierrez finished in third, also with a mark of 3.18m. Helen Girod earned a sixth-place finish with a mark of 3.03m while Catharine Wain finished in eighth with a mark of 2.88m.

Up Next
• Hopkins wraps up the ECAC Championships tomorrow, May 17 beginning at 10 am.

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