Yates, Wagner go 1-2 at Millersville
Yates and Wagner rank fourth and fifth, respectively, in PSAC
MILLERSVILLE, Pa. -- Jessica Yates and Sara Wagner finished 1-2 in the heptathlon on Sunday with personal bests to wrap up the weekend for Shippensburg at the Millersville Metrics.
Yates finished atop the eight-person field with 3,848 points while Wagner finished second by totaling 3,823 points. Freshman Maeghan Sondermann finished seventh with a score of 3,201 points.
The second day of the multis competition put Yates atop the field. Three solid performances on Sunday – including top marks in the long jump (16 feet 3 inches) and the javelin (102 feet 5 inches) – helped Yates establish her PR and rank fourth in the conference. Last year, Yates posted a season-best of 3,708 points.
Wagner was the leader after the first day of competition with four solid outings. She ran the 100-meter hurdles in 16.67 seconds and the 200 in 28.28 seconds while clearing 4 feet 10 inches in the high jump. Wagner now ranks fifth in the PSAC and well-surpassed her previous PR of 3,480 points set last season.
Sondermann currently slots 12th in the conference. Her best performances this weekend included a 100-meter hurdle time of 17.08 seconds and an 800-meter time of 2:41.74.