Lehigh hosts two-day Mountain Hawk Invite
BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh women's track and field team will host the Mountain Hawk Invite at Rauch Fieldhouse on Friday and Saturday. The meet will begin Friday at 5 p.m. and pick up again on Saturday at 9 a.m. The Invite will be an unscored meet that will feature 12 other schools and a total of 850 athletes.
The Lehigh women’s team is coming off a first-place finish at the six-team Army Meet at West Point on January 14th. The Mountain Hawks won three events – the 1,000 meter run, the 4X800 meter relay and weight throw.
In the 1,000 meter run, sophomore Jessica Kendzor won with a time of 2:57.06 while junior Julia Perry came in second, junior Brittany Pietrosh finished third and freshman Ingrid Simon placed fourth. Then the team of senior Alexandra Neville, juniors Lauren and Brittany Pietrosh, and Perry garnered the squad’s second first-place finish, winning the 4X800 meter relay with a time of a 9:24.85, nearly 12 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Monmouth.
Then junior E’Lana Lemon continued her stellar season in the weight throw as she won with a distance of 16.63m. For her efforts, Lemon was named the Patriot League Field Female Athlete of the Week. It was her third-straight honor and seventh of her career as Lemon is 3-0 in the weight throw this season.
The other schools that will compete at the Invite this weekend will be Millersville, Monmouth, Rider, Muhlenberg, East Stroudsburg, Wagner, Rider, Lafayette, Kutztown, Bloomsburg, Elizabethtown College and Moravian.
After this weekend, Lehigh will host Lafayette in a dual meet Saturday, January 28th at 3 p.m.
Complete schedule of events:
Friday, January 20, 2012
5:00PM Women’s Multi 60m Hurdles/Men to follow – all other multi events to follow
6:00PM Women’s 5000m Run
6:30PM Men’s 5000m Run
Saturday, January 21, 2012
9:00AM Multi event start
FIELD EVENTS (6 to finals) TRACK EVENTS (6 to finals)
11:00PM Women’s 20lb Weight (Men 35lb to follow) 12:00PM Women’s 60m Hurdle Trials
Men’s Shot Put (Women SP to follow) 12:15PM Men’s 60m High Hurdle Trials
12:00PM Men’s Pole Vault (Women PV to follow) 12:30PM Women’s 60m Dash Trials
Women’s High Jump (Men HJ to follow) 12:55PM Men’s 60m Dash Trials
Men’s Long Jump (Women LJ to follow) 1:20PM Women’s One Mile Run
Men’s Triple Jump (Following Women LJ) 1:45PM Men’s One Mile Run
Women’s Triple Jump (Following Men TJ) 2:10PM Women’s 60m Hurdle Finals
2:15PM Men’s 60m High Hurdle Finals
2:20PM Women’s 400m Dash
2:45PM Men’s 400m Dash
3:05PM Women’s 500m Dash
3:20PM Men’s 500m Dash
3:45PM Women’s 60m Dash Final
3:50PM Men’s 60m Dash Final
3:50PM Women’s 800m Run
4:10PM Men’s 800m Run
4:40PM Women’s 200m Dash
5:10PM Men’s 200m Dash
5:35PM Women’s 3000m Run
6:00PM Men’s 3000m Run
6:25PM Women’s 4 x 400m Relay
6:45PM Men’s 4 x 400m Relay
7:10PM Women’s 4 x 800m Relay
7:25PM Men’s 4 x 800m Relay