There’s lots of action inside the track and at the lower fields with the jumpers and throwers. Our first championship result of the day: Purdue’s Leah Kincaid won the college women’s long jump at 20′ 9-1/4″ (6.33 meters). Full results here.
Candis Kelly of Texas Christian wins the college women’s shot put championship at 51′ 3-3/4″ (15.64 meters).
In non-championship divisions, Liza Todd of South Carolina won the college women’s pole vault (12′ 9-1/2″/3.90 meters) and Lynn Mayer of East Stroudsburg takes the college women’s Eastern high jump (5′ 8″/1.73).
In high school events, Abigail Schaffer of Easton Area H.S. smashed the Penn record in the pole vault, winning the championship at 13′ 0-1/2″ (3.98). Previous record: 12′ 8″ (3.86) by another Easton athlete, Lindsay Regan, in 2006. Schaffer wins for the second year in a row and gives Easton four of the last five victories in this event.
Brieanna Kennedy of Caravel (DE) wins the h.s. javelin championship at 149′ 2″ (45.48 meters). That ranks eighth on the all-time Penn list.