No. 20 Georgetown wins Big East
Hoyas’ Infield wins 3000 meters, mile run, anchors distance relay
NEW YORK -- No. 20 Georgetown earned its seventh Big East Indoor Track & Field Championship on Sunday, using the final event of the weekend to clinch the victory. The Hoyas finished with 102 points.
The Hoyas were led by Emily Infeld who won two individual events and anchored the Distance Medley Relay team that broke the meet record. She won the mile run with a time of 4:43.57 and the 3000 meters with a 9:39.39 mark. On Saturday, the Hoyas’ Distance Medley Relay time of 11:08.19 broke the old record of 11:11.00. The Hoyas also took first place in the 4x400-meter relay.
Cincinnati scored 90 points to secure a second-place finish ahead of third place Villanova by only 0.5 points. The Bearcats’ second place finish is the best finish as a member of the Big East. Kathy Klump set meet records in the 500 meters (1:10.08) as well as the 800 meters (2:05.47).
Jasmine Cotten took first place in the Pentathlon and second place in the long jump on Saturday and earned six points with a fourth place finish in the high jump Sunday.
Villanova’s Emily Lipari took first place honors in the 1000 meters for 10 team points. Lipari also anchored the 4x800-meter relay team that took first place. Bogdana Mimic earned 10 team points on Saturday with a victory in the 5000 meters.
Notre Dame’s Nevada Sorenson took first place in the 60-meter hurdles earning 10 team points for the Irish who finished in fourth place with 79 points. Other winners on Sunday included Syracuse’s Flings Owusu-Agyapong who took first place in the 60 meters with a time of 7.46.
Pittsburgh’s Cambrya Jones took first in the 200 meters with a time of 23.47 and Taylor Ellis-Watson earned a first-place finish in the 400 meters with a time of 53.82.
Connecticut’s Ilva Bikanova captured first place with a jump of 1.78 meters. South Florida earned a seventh place team finish with 64.50 points. Two Bulls took the top spots in the triple jump. Marqueshia Stallworth finished first with a 12.73 mark while Monique Williams finished in second with a 12.69 mark.