W&L Women's Track & Field Wraps Up Day One of Carnival

W&L Women's Track & Field Wraps Up Day One of Carnival

LEXINGTON, Va. — The Washington and Lee women's track and field team had four Top 5 finishes on day one of the W&L Carnival on Friday to open the outdoor portion of its schedule.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Sophomore Julia Moody (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) and junior Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) each registered a second-place finish to pace the Generals. Moody took second in the 1,500m with a new career-best time of 4:56.82. McMichael was the runner-up in the 5,000m in 18:22.79.
  • First-year Anna Nelson (Arvada, Colo./Standley Lake) was one spot behind Moody in the 1,500m, crossing the finish line in 4:57.09.
  • The 4x400m relay took third with a time of 4:14.54. The quartet consisted of senior Kaleigh Hinton (Florham Park, N.J./Hanover Park), first-years Kathryn Fagan (Metairie, La./Metairie Park Country Day) and Claire Smith (Nashville, Tenn./Harpeth Hall School) and senior Lily Arnold (Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School).

Top 7 Finishes
Junior Kirsten McMichael (2nd) – 5,000m (18:22.79)
Sophomore Julia Moody (2nd) – 1,500m (4:56.82)
First-year Anna Nelson (3rd) – 1,500m (4:57.09)
4x400m relay (3rd) – Hinton, Fagan, Smith & Arnold (4:14.54)
Sophomore Sarah Leonoard (6th) – High Jump (1.43m [4'8.25"])
Sophomore Katie Bearup (7th) – 1,500m (5:02.52)

New Personal Bests
Sophomoe Ellie Bradach – 5,000m (19:32.23)
Sophomore Alexa Castellana — High Jump (1.43m [4'8.25"] – Tied Outdoor PR)
Sophomore Sarah Leonoard – High Jump (1.43m [4'8.25"] – Tied Outdoor PR)
Sophomore Julia Moody – 1,500m (4:56.82)

Up Next
The Generals will finish up competition at the W&L Carnival on Saturday, starting at 11:00 am.

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