LYNCHBURG, Va. — Junior Dana Lee (Nashville, Tenn./St. Cecilia Academy) took the top spot in the long jump to lead the Washington and Lee women's track and field team on day one of the ODAC Outdoor Championship hosted by Lynchburg on Friday.
Through six events, the Generals are fifth with 23 points. Shenandoah leads with 59 points, Bridgewater is second (58 points) and Roanoke sits in third (37 points).
This marked the third straight season Lee has claimed the title in the long jump. She recorded a leap of 5.64m (18'6.00"). Senior Maggie Kleber (Beach Haven, N.J./Southern Regional) placed eighth in the event at 4.77m (15'7.75"). Kleber also scored in the high jump by taking fifth at 1.46m (4'9.50").
In the final race of the evening, first-year Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) claimed second in the 10,000m with a time of 38:37.82.
The Blue and White also qualified six competitors to Saturday's finals. Lee advanced in two events. She qualified in the 200m in 25.61 and the 400m (58.12). Junior Kara Farroni (Willoughby, Ohio/Willoughby South) also moved on in the 400m in 1:00.21.
Senior Molly Ungrady (Ponte Vedra Beach. Fla./The Bolles School) advanced in the 100m with a time of 12.93. W&L had two competitors qualify in the 400m hurdles. Sophomore Kaleigh Hinton (Florham Park, N.J./Hanover Park) finished in 1:08.07 and junior Ali Peacock (Libertyville, Ill./Vernon HIlls) crossed the finish line in 1:08.77.
The Top 3 competitors in each event earn All-ODAC honors. The ODAC Championship concludes on Saturday, with field events beginning at 10:00 am followed by the track events at 1:00 pm.
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