NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt track and field is set to split Thursday-Saturday between the Pepsi Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida, and the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Six Commodores will travel to Florida while 12 will compete in North Carolina.
Vanderbilt pole vaulters will compete at the Florida Relays. Caleigh Lofstead took first last weekend at the Black and Gold Invitational while Margaret Ollinger took second. Kristen Denk will get her first taste of outdoor action after being named an Indoor All-American.
Jennifer Edobi, Regan Clay and Taiya Shelby will be the lone runners at the Florida Relays. Edobi has yet to compete this season, but Shelby collected personal bests in both the 100 meter dash (12.28) and 200 meters (24.61) last weekend.
Grace Jensen will lead the charge at the Raleigh Relays. The freshman took first in the 1500 meters last weekend with a 12 second personal best of 4:26.30. The time ranks second in the SEC. She also collected a personal best of 1.1 seconds in the 800 meters, clocking a 2:10.90, the fifth best time in the conference.
Commodores in Florida
Regan Clay – 400 meters
Taiya Shelby – 400 meters
Jennifer Edobi – 800 meters
Kristen Denk – Pole vault
Margaret Ollinger – Pole vault
Caleigh Lofsted – Pole vault
Commodores in North Carolina
Lauren Moffett – 1500 meters
Grace Jensen – 1500 meters
Kendall Derry – 1500 meters
Ginger Hutton – 1500 meters
Haley Walker – 1500 meters
Reagan Bustamante – 1500 meters
Devon Grisbaum – 5000 meters
Gillian Mortimer – 5000 meters
Caroline Pietrzyk – 5000 meters
Jacqueline Pinon – 5000 meters
Anna Grace Morgan – 5000 meters
Kacie Breeding – 3000 meter steeplechase
Reagan Bustamante – 800 meters
Haley Walker – 800 meters
Vanderbilt – 4×1500 meter relay