Clarion track and field sets three school records at PSAC Championships

This past weekend, the Clarion University track and field team competed in the PSAC indoor Championships.

Junior Kristen Belko finished the year with an impressive performance taking seventh place in the high jump.

She also scored two points for the team’s total points.

The Golden Eagles finished in 14th place on Sunday.

On Belko’s second try, she jumped 5- feet, 4 ¼ inches.

She scored six of the Clarion’s eight points Sunday afternoon.

With Belko scoring six of the eight points, this made Clarion tied with Mansfield University for 14th place at the PSAC championships.

Belko also just missed scoring in the triple jump.

She leaped 35-feet, 6 inches.

This made Belko 5 ½ inches out of the scoring.

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Tatiana Cloud is part of the 4×400 relay team

Senior Katie Chambers also had a good showing at the championships on Sunday.

She just missed the scoring as well.

Chambers finished 12th in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.08, which was her personal best time.

She missed the scoring by one and a half seconds.

The relay team, including Chambers, also broke a school record Sunday in the 4×400 relay.

The relay ream finished in ninth place at the PSAC championships.

The new school record for the 4×400 relay is 4:04.17.

The relay team was also one and a half seconds close from the scoring.

The three other team members who competed in the 4×400 were sophomores Tatiana Cloud and Courtney Corban and senior Anna Pfingstler.

Six out of the eight Clarion points came on Saturday when Belko scored four points when she participated in the penthalon.

She finished in fifth place and set the new school-record with 3,226 points.

In the pole vault, sophomore Jessica Hamrick finished in seventh place with another school-record height of 10-feet, 8 ¼ inches.

The Clarion Golden Eagles women indoor track and field team set three new school-records this past weekend at championships.

“Even though we didn’t finish where we wanted as a team, we still competed and set some new school-records this weekend. This shows that this year wasn’t a waste. It shows that we progressed and the final meet proved it. I’m proud of our girls.” Tatiana Cloud said.

The PSAC championships was the final meet for the women for the year.

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