EMU - Eagle Ladies See Two First Place Finishes at Simmons-Harvey Invite

EMU - Eagle Ladies See Two First Place Finishes at Simmons-Harvey Invite

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) – The Eastern Michigan University women's track and field team competed at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational hosted by the University of Michigan Saturday, Jan. 19. The Eagles saw a lot of top-three finishes, including a pair of victories at the U-M Indoor Track Building.

Latipha Cross was the first athlete from Eastern to win an event, taking the 400-meter dash in 58.28, while the other top-finisher was the 4x400-meter relay team of Danielle Clark, Morgan Yeadon, Aaliyah McKinney and Asia Rawls who completed the race in 3:49.81, nearly three seconds ahead of the second place team.

Yeadon took fifth in the 60-meter dash in 7.77 and fifth in the 200-meter dash in 25.56. Clark completed the 200-meter dash in 25.10, good for second place. Iesha Hardiman placed fourth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 58.90.

Marina Manjon Rivadulla saw a fourth place finish in the 800-meter run in 2:14.77 and that was EMU's only top-five finish in the mid-distance races. Cara Smock notched a fourth place finish with Amy Frauhammer taking fifth in the 3,000-meter run for Eastern. Smock crossed the finish line in 11:00.32, while Frauhammer completed the race in 11:03.81.Vanessa Clerveaux took second in the 60-meter hurdles with a finish of 8.40.

In the field events, Tatijana Jacobson leapt 5-feet and 8.75-inches in the high jump, good for second place, while Alysha Newman's 12-foot and 3.50-inch leap earned her second place, while Ellie Braidic had a leap of 12-feet and 3.50 inches also. Tiara Oates jumped 17-feet and 11.75-inches in the long jump, good for second, while Makeda DeBardelaben's jump of 17-feet and 9.75-inches took third. DeBardelaben also took second in the triple jump with a 35-foot and 1.25-inch bound.

The Eagles hit the track again Saturday, Jan. 26, when they travel to Allendale, Mich. To take part in the Grand Valley Quad.

60-Meter Dash (Preliminary)

6. Yeadon, 7.84

16. Threatt, 8.23

60-Meter Dash (Finals)

5. Yeadon, 7.77

200-Meter Dash

2. Clark, 25.10

5. Yeadon, 25.56

11. Threatt, 26.86

400-Meter Dash

1. Cross, 58.28

4. Hardiman, 58.90

7. McKinney, 1:00.14

15. Jackson, 1:02.53

600-Meter Run

6. Heinzelman, 1:53.26

800-Meter Run

4. Manjon Rivadullo, 2:14.37

10. Scuillo, 2:17.47

12. Rawls, 2:25.26

17. Wolanin, 2:31.67

One Mile Run

11. Pfund, 5:10.00

18. R. Quaintance, 5:21.66

3,000-Meter Run

4. Smock, 11:00.32

5. Frauhammer, 11:03.81

60-Meter Hurdles (Preliminary)

3. Clerveaux, 8.46

60-Meter Hurdles (Finals)

2. Clerveaux, 8.40

4x400-Meter Relay

1. Clark, Yeadon, McKinney, Rawls, 3:49.81

5.Cross, Hardiman, Manjon Rivadulla, Scuillo, 3:59.31

High Jump

2. Jacobson, 5-feet 8.75-inches

6. Wolanin, 5-feet 5-inches

Pole Vault

2. Alysha Newman, 12-feet 3.50-inches

3. Ellie Braidic, 12-feet 3.50-inches

Long Jump

2. Oates, 17-feet 11.75-inches

3. DeBardelaban, 17-feet 9.75-inches

7. Hill, 16-feet 8.75-inches

11. Wolanin, 15-feet 4.75-inches

Triple Jump

2. DeBardelaban, 35-feet 1.25-inches

4. Hill, 34-feet 4.25-inches

5. Oates, 33-feet 0.25-inches

Shot Put

9. Wolanin, 30-feet 11-inches

Weight Throw

9. Gomez-Diaz, 48-feet, 10.75-inches

11. Waisner, 46-feet 4.75-inches