Shippensburg : Women’s Track & Field Concludes Regular Season

Lady Raiders

Rainy conditions did not stop the Shippensburg University women’s outdoor track & field team from the Jim Thorpe Invitational. This was their final meet of the season. The Raiders were guests at Penn State University.

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What Happened

SU’s competition consisted entirely of field events, with the throwers having the busiest day.
 
Madisen Kling paced the Raiders in the shot (36 feet, 4 ¼ inches), the discus (130 feet, 8 inches) and hammer (130 feet, 11 inches). Nicola Puggé; was the Raider pacesetter in the javelin.
 
Deja Winkler and ShanAnn Simmons had marks close behind Kling in the shot. Winkler’s best shot put traveled 36 feet, 3 inches, while Simmons’ best was 35 feet, 9 ¼ inches.
 
Norah Vallon competed indoors due to the weather and got over the high jump bar at 5 feet, 1 inch, which resulted in a tie for third place. It equals her season best and career best.
 
In the pole vault, also contested indoors due to the weather, Ashlee Newton cleared 10 feet, 2 inches.

Inside the Box Score

High
T3. Norah Vallon 5′ 1″ (1.55m)

Pole Vault
6. Ashlee Newton 10′ 2″ (3.10m)
Ellie Kuhn NH

Shot
6. Madisen Kling 36′ 4 ¼” (11.08m)
7. Deja Winkler 36′ 3″ (11.05m)
8. ShanAnn Simmons 35′ 9 ¼” (10.90m)
Nicola Puggé; 34′ 7 ½” (10.55m)

Discus
1. Madisen Kling 130′ 8″ (39.82m)
2. ShanAnn Simmons 101′ 9″ (31.01m)
3. Deja Winkler 87′ 6″ (26.68m)

Hammer
5. Madisen Kling 130′ 11″ (39.90m)
8. Deja Winkler 117′ 7″ (35.84m)
ShanAnn Simmons 99′ 11″ (30.46m)

Up Next

Shippensburg will head to Millersville University next week for the 2022 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Outdoor Track & Field Championships, scheduled for Thursday through Saturday at the Biemesderfer.

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