MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University track and field team recorded four personal-best marks Friday on the first day of the Wake Forest Open in Winston-Salem, N.C.
In the first event of the day, Heather Adams
recorded a personal-best hammer throw of 53.93 meters for a fourth place finish. The mark was just above her previous personal-best and still sits at No. 2 on the WVU all-time list for hammer throw in program history.Sydney Cummings
was also successful on Friday by finishing in second in the high jump with a personal-best leap of 1.78 meters. Cummings is now tied for third in high jump in WVU program history. Karissa Knabenshue
was the final field performer to score a personal-best mark with a throw of 12.47 meters in the shot put. Knabenshue moved from No. 5 to No. 3 on WVU’s all-time list with her mark.
On the track, Allison Pettit
led the way in the 1,500-meter run with a fourth place finish in the “B” section with a personal-best time of 4:49.76. Sarah McCauley
followed in 15th place with a time of 4:55.57, while Lauren Moskal
, Alex Klauke
and Chelsea Jarvis
followed in 21st (4:59.76), 25th (5:02.35) and 26th (5:02.90), respectively.
Competition at Wake Forest resumes tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. with the javelin, while the 4x100-meter relay will start the running events at 11 a.m. Live results from the race can be found at flashresults.com with final results and a recap posted on WVUsports.com following the completion of the competition. Wake Forest Open Day One ResultsHammer ThrowHeather Adams
… 4th … 53.93mAlanna Pritts
… 24th … 37.20mShot PutKarissa Knabenshue
… 13th … 12.47mHigh JumpSydney Cummings
… 2nd … 1.78mHannah Stone
… tied-10th … 1.63m100-meter dash prelimsAshanti Bess
… 37th … 12.971,500-meter run “B”Allison Pettit
… 4th … 4:49.76Sarah McCauley
… 15th … 4:55.57Lauren Moskal
… 21st … 4:59.76Alex Klauke
… 25th … 5:02.35Chelsea Jarvis
… 26th … 5:02.905,000-meter runAlison Kimble
… 16th … 18:26.63