All Done in Azusa

Dores recorded five Vandy all-time top 10 performances

AZUSA, Calif. — From Thursday to Saturday at the Bryan Clay Invitational, Vanderbilt track and field student-athletes gave several personal and season-best performances and registered five marks ranking in the program’s all-time top 10.

Alix Still led the Vanderbilt heptathletes, winning the section with a 5,471-point performance. Her score ranks fifth in program history. She started the competition with a 13.98-second time in the 100-meter hurdles (No. 9 in school history). Still compiled marks of 1.61 meters in the high jump, 11.32 meters in the shot put and 25.13 seconds in the 200 meters. On Day 2, she had a mark of 5.75 meters in the long jump, threw the javelin 35.57 meters and closed the meet with a personal-best time of 2:14.84 in the 800 meters.

Madison Murray’s weekend performance was highlighted by a PR In the high jump, one of two personal records she broke this weekend. In the high jump, she cleared the 1.73-meter bar for the sixth-ranked mark in Vanderbilt history. She also PRed in the 100-meter hurdles, turning in a time of 14.97 seconds. Additionally, she had a season-best throw of 38.84 meters in the javelin. Her final score of 5,164 points placed fifth in the section.

Coming in seventh in the section, Marta Sivina registered a score of 4,996 points in the heptathlon. In the 200 and 800 meters, she turned in personal-best marks of 25.57 seconds and 2:16.78, respectively. Sivina also notched a season best in the javelin, throwing 32.71 meters.

In the 5,000 meters, Ella Lambert and Cameron Fawcett placed sixth and seventh in their heat with respective times of 16:39.87 and 16:40.00. In her first time running the event, Emma Curry recorded a time of 17:19.94. Also in the 5,000 meters, Bria Bennis was the third freshman and 11th overall in her heat with a time of 16:05.11, which is the No. 2 mark in program history. Caroline Eck came in 15th in her heat turning in a time of 16:26.87.

To close out the weekend, Julia Rosenberg PRed by 7 seconds in the 1,500 meters, recording a time of 4:19.23. It is the fourth-ranked mark on Vandy’s all-time top 10 list.

Next, Vanderbilt heads to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the LSU Alumni Gold meet on April 20.