The Quakers started off their indoor track & field season with record-breaking performances at the TCNJ Indoor Opener at The Armory on Saturday in New York City.
Senior thrower Rachel Lee Wilson broke her own school record in the weight throw with a throw of 20.04m. She lengthened her own record by more than two feet.
Junior thrower Maura Kimmel also broke her own program record in the shot put with a toss of 16.28m.
Junior pole vaulter Sean Clarke also rewrote the school record books by clearing 5.40m, breaking his own record.
Wilson, Kimmel, and Clarke each won their respective events.
Additional standout performances by the Red & Blue women at the meet include senior hurdler Meghan Barnes’ winning 8.69 time in the 60m hurdles, the third-fastest in school history; sophomore distance runner Alyssa Condell’s victory in the 5000m with a time of 17:14.03; junior sprinter Cecil Ene’s victorious 7.68 time in the 60m; and sophomore middle distance runner Melissa Tanaka’s triumphant 2:52.59 time in the 1000m.
Red & Blue men who excelled at The Armory include freshman hurdler Enoch Cheung, who won the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.15, the sixth-best in school history. Freshman Ray Sellaro was tops in the mile with a time of 4:10.50. Sophomore thrower Jake Kubiatowicz prevailed in the weight throw with a throw of 18.71m—the fourth-best all-time in school history.
Both the women’s and men’s programs are coming off of successful 2017-18 campaigns. The women’s program won the indoor and outdoor Ivy Heptagonal Championships last season for the first time since 1988. The men’s program finished second at the indoor and outdoor Heps—their best indoor finish in 16 years and best outdoor performance since 2005.