W&L Women's Track & Field Competes at Jack Toms Invite

W&L Women's Track & Field Competes at Jack Toms Invite

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Senior Kaleigh Hinton (Florham Park, N.J./Hanover) won the 400m hurdles and took second in the 100m hurdles to pace the Washington and Lee women's track and field team at the Lynchburg Jack Toms Invitational on Friday.

Highlights From the Meet

  • Hinton took first in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:06.33 and second in the 100m hurdles with a career-best time of 15.91.
  • The Generals took three of the Top 5 spots in the 5,000m. Sophomore Julia Moody (Houston, Texas/St. John's School) was third in 18:34.01, sophomore Katie Bearup (Arvada, Colo./Ralston Valley) claimed fourth (18:38.22) and first-year Anna Nelson (Arvada, Colo./Standley Lake) placed fifth with a time of 18:38.50.
  • Sophomore Alexa Castellana (Boonton, N.J./Mountain Lakes) finished fourth in the high jump with an outdoor personal-best leap of 1.48m (4'10.25).
  • Junior Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) was fourth in the 1,500m with a career-best time of 4:56.78.

Top 6 Finishes
Senior Kaleigh Hinton (1st) – 400m Hurdles (1:06.33)
Senior Kaleigh Hinton (2nd) – 100m Hurdles (15.91)
Sophomore Julia Moody (3rd) – 5,000m (18:34.01)
Sophomore Katie Bearup (4th) – 5,000m (18:38.22)
Sophomore Alexa Castellana (4th) – High Jump (1.48m [4'10.25"])
Junior Kirsten McMichael (4th) – 1,500m (4:56.78)
First-year Anna Nelson (5th) – 5,000m (18:38.50)
Sophomore Alexa Castellana (6th) – Triple Jump (9.89m [32'8.50"])
Sophomore Sarah Leonard (6th) – High Jump (1.48m [4'10.25"])

New Personal Bests
Sophomore Alexa Castellana – High Jump (1.48m [4'10.25"] – Outdoor PR)
Sophomore Katie Bearup – 5,000m (18:38.22)
Sophomore Nikki Doherty – 200m (27.73)
Senior Kaleigh Hinton – 100m Hurdles (15.91)
Sophomore Sarah Leonard – High Jump (1.48m [4'10.25"])
Junior Kirsten McMichael – 1,500m (4:56.78)
Sophomore Julia Moody – 5,000m (18:34.01)

Up Next
The Generals finish up competition at the Lynchburg Jack Toms Invitational on Saturday.

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