This past Saturday at California University of Pennsylvania, the Clarion Golden Eagles women’s outdoor track and field team competed in the CalU Early Bird Meet.
The team had six members qualify for the PSAC meet that is later in the season.
It was the season-opener as well.
Junior Kristen Belko led the team by qualifying twice.
Four others players qualified in one event.
The four included sophomores Danielle Vensel and Tatiana Cloud, senior Katie Chambers and freshman Kari Steuer.
Belko qualified for third place in the 100-meters hurdles.
She had a time of 15.37.
Belko also finished in third place in the high jump competition.
She had a leap of 1.60 meters/5-feet, 3 inches.
Vensel on the other hand finished second in the 10,000 meter run.
She finished with a time of 39.16.29.
Chambers finished fifth in the 1,500-meter run.
She finished with a time of 4:55.78.
Cloud also finished in second place in here competition.
She finished second in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:05.99.
Steuer was third in the shot put with a toss of 11.42 meters/37-feet, 5 ¾ inches.
Chambers not only performed well in the 1,500-meter run but she also finished third in the 800.
She finished with a time of 2:29.63.
Freshman Summer Murray finished in fourth place in the discus (34.30 meters/112-06 feet).
Sophomore Jessica Hamrick tied for third in the pole vault.
She went 3.05 meters/10-0.
While sophomore Maria Taylor finished seventh in the javelin (34.07 meters/111-09 feet).
“It was a good start for us. It was opening day, everyone was having fun and enjoying the first day back at it. I expect us to compete well this season.” Taylor said.