April 9, 2016
CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Master’s College women’s track & field program continued its strong 2016 campaign by posting standout marks at the 2016 Pomona-Pitzer Invitational.
Tess Thompson began the day in the 100 meter dash by finishing the event in 14.00 seconds.
Shortly after, Thompson went on to compete in the 200 meter dash and clocked an impressive time of 28.43.
The duo of Morgan Pedrick and Abigail Frankian competed in the 800 meter run and posted times of 2:22.56 and 2:25.01, respectively.
In the 1,500 meter run, Karis Frankian posted a blazing time of 4:34.14, eclipsing the NAIA’s “A” standard time of 4:38.50. Pedrick and Abigail Frankian met the NAIA’s “B” standard (4:42.50) by finishing the event with impressive times of 4:40.04 and 4:41.86.
Rylee Bishop and Janae Hickey also competed in the 1,500 meter run. Bishop posted a respectable time of 4:59.94, and Hickey finished the event in 5:14.92.
Notably, Rachael Ingoldsby met the NAIA’s “B” standard (11:27.00) in the 3,000 meter steeplechase by finishing the event with an impressive time of 11:20.97.
Thompson represented the Lady Mustangs in the high jump by clearing 1.35 meters.
Finally, in the pole vault, Ellie Kindlund and Madison Cole both finished the event by clearing 2.80m.
Now, after a few short days of rest, the Lady Mustangs will be back in action on Thursday at the prestigious Mt. Sac Relays at Cerritos College Stadium in Norwalk.
NAIA Championships Qualifying Tracker:
The following TMC women’s track & field athletes have currently qualified to compete at the NAIA National Championships in May: Morgan Pedrick (1,500m, 5,000m, Marathon), Karis Frankian (1,500m, Marathon), Mikala Fairchild (1,500m, Marathon), Abigail Frankian (1,500m, 10,000m, Steeplechase, Marathon), Rachael Ingoldsby (Steeplechase).