March 22, 2014

First-Years Lead W&L Women's T&F on Day Two of Carnival

LEXINGTON, Va. — On day two of the Washington and Lee Carnival on Saturday, first-years Lizzy Stanton (Papillion, Neb./Papillion-LaVista South) and Dana Lee (Nashville, Tenn./St. Cecilia Academy) led the W&L women's track and field team.

Stanton was the lone winner for the Generals, taking the top spot in the pole vault with a jump of 3.51m (11'06.25"). Also in the event, senior Alex Hagan (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) tied her career best at 3.06m (10'00.50") in taking fourth, and senior Leigh Dannhauser (Bronxville, N.Y./Bronxville) recorded a personal best in taking eighth at 2.61m (8'06.75").

In the triple jump, Lee tied the W&L school record with a leap of 10.54m (34'07.00") to finish second. It tied the mark Stacy Doornbos set in 2006. Lee also finished sixth in the 200m in 26.20.

W&L had one other second-place finish, coming in the 400m hurdles. Junior Janey Fugate (Atlanta, Ga./Whitefield Academy) crossed the finish line in 1:07.03 to claim the runner-up spot. First-year Ali Peacock (Libertyville, Ill./Vernon HIlls) took fifth in the event with a time of 1:11.42.

In the 100m hurdles, junior Jillian Katterhagen (The Woodlands, Texas/The Woodlands) claimed fourth with a time of 16.21, and first-year Catherine Fonvielle (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's & St. Agnes) placed sixth in the 800m in 2:25.14.

The Generals compete next Saturday at the Commonwealth Duals hosted by Christopher Newport. 

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