NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Commodore track and field team concluded the Vanderbilt Invitational on Saturday at the Multipurpose Facility.
Junior Kristen Denk continued her excellent early-season form in the pole vault, finishing second among 19 competitors with a clearance of 13-9. Two junior teammates, Caleigh Lofstead and Margaret Ollinger, each cleared 12-7.25.
Freshman Taiya Shelby and sophomore Regan Clay participated in the 60-meter dash, finishing with times of 7.82 seconds and 7.98 seconds, respectively.
Six Commodores competed in the one mile run: Grace Jensen (5:01.45), Ginger Hutton (5:04.08), Lauren Moffett (5:09.53), Becca Schulte (5:10.11), Emily Cohen (5:21.38) and Devon Grisbaum (5:32.39). Jensen topped the Vanderbilt contingent with a 13th place result.
Freshman Haley Walker placed third overall for the 800-meter run with a clocking of 2:10.42. Junior Reagan Bustamante placed seventh in the 800 with an effort of 2:12.82.
Vanderbilt placed five inside the top-20 in the 3000-meter run. Gillian Mortimer topped the Commodores with a time of 10:07.98, followed by Kacie Breeding (10:25.27), Anna Grace Morgan (10:25.35), Jacqueline Pinon (10:27.74) and Ana Wallace (10:27.85).
The Commodores will be back in action at the Bob Pollock Invitational in Clemson, South Carolina on Jan. 25-26.