Running in the Sunday rain, the women’s track and field team won their second straight Ivy Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championship at Princeton’s Weaver Stadium.
Penn was victorious in eight events. Junior middle-distance runner Nia Akins continued her dazzling season by winning the 800m title with a time of 2:04.86, the second-fastest in Ivy Heps history. She also helped anchor the winning 4x800 relay team, and was named the Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete.
Kimmel won the title in the shot put with a throw of 15.69m. She is the first Quaker to win the Ivy Heps shot-put championship since 2004. Wilson triumphed in the hammer throw with a toss of 63.58m, and Malizia won the high jump for the second year in a row, clearing 1.79m.
The women’s track and field team has also won two consecutive Indoor Ivy Heps titles.