Jackets Split Squads to Penn Relays and Tom Jones Memorial

Francis left last week's IAAF World Relays with an injury niggle. That set an event record previously set in 2013 by Central Bucks West's Lizanne Furst, Courtney Taylor, Kelsey Horst, Jamila Branch.

While Wiltrout will be heavy favorite to win the PIAA's Class AAA championship, Fiamoncini will be out to defend the Class AA crown she claimed a season ago.

"As the slowest leg, starry-eyed sophomore on the team, it kind of made me say, 'Hey, maybe this is a sport I can be successful in, and here I am, probably 30 years later, still involved with it". I wanted Angel to get that eighth title to break the record.

"God bless Kat (Stevenson) and Natalie (Kwortnik)", Nwogwugwu said. OR won three events at the Penn Relays on Friday.

A strong lineup of Olympic and World Championships competitors - including Jamaica's latest sprint sensation - is set to face off in the U.S. vs.

The relay team of Denesha Ransome, Destiny Davis, Jasmine Burkett and Christine Oguledo finished with a time of 1:40.37 and are set for the ECAC women's final tomorrow at 2:20 p.m.

When Blankenbaker crossed the line, more than a second passed before the second-place finisher, La Salle, did so.

"Our first year was 1964, that a high school from Jamaica ran in the Penn Relays", Rose said. Villanova won with a time of 17:25.85 in a race that turned into a duel between the Wildcats and Stanford for the second half of the race. The men's 4x100 relay or Jamal Pitts, Edward Clarke, Raheem Robinson and Kenil Grant is hunting a second consecutive trip to Saturday's Penn Relays Race of Champions, which will likely require an improvement on their season-best 40.16. The Wildcats won by almost two seconds.

The Penn Relays, JMI Sports, and Nike Inc. announced an agreement that makes Nike the exclusive athletic footwear and apparel supplier and sponsor of the Penn Relays through the 2020 Olympiad.

During their senior year, Goldstein and Jawork have developed a cordial, if still competitive, friendship.

"I have confidence in myself and I just remember what I am doing it for and who I am doing it for", Cleirigh Buttner said. "She's a really good competitor, and she pushes me to do better".

"I've never had an athlete accelerate like she has", she said. Then, you feel like you're going to lose.

Robinson also discussed how the team's Big Ten status has prepared it for high-profile meets like the Penn Relays.

Bottelier finished in a three-way tie for 14th place (5-5¾). Gibson won the event by over four inches and is the first Nittany Lion woman to win a triple jump title at the Penn Relays in program history.

Bottelier and Parks were glad to share a warm, late-April afternoon competing together.

SEPTA: Franklin Field is very accessible via Philadelphia's mass transit system, SEPTA. It's a good opportunity to go out there and hopefully do something good. I always thought that this is the grand daddy of all the relays.

  • Arturo Norris