Christina Hillman celebrates her shot put victory (photo by Kim Spir)

There’s plenty of field event action today.

• Lauren Kenney of State College (Pa.) set a new Penn Relays record in the girls high school javelin championship, throwing 156′ 2″ (47.62 meters). The previous record — 154′ 3″ (47.02) was set in 2004 by Rudy Radocaj (Williamsport, Pa.).

• Emma Ruggiero of Princeton won the college women’s hammer throw championship at 186′ 2″ (56.75).

• Faith Sherrill of Indiana won the college women’s shot put championship with a toss of 57′ 10-1/2″ (17.64), which is good for the No. 8 position on the Carnival’s all-time list.

• Christina Hillman of St. Thomas More (Magnolia, Del.) won the high school girls shot put championship at 48′ 8″ (14.83). That’s the seventh best mark in Penn Relays history.

• Kimberly Williamson of Edwin Allen (Jamaica) won the high school girls high jump championship at 5′ 11-1/2″  (1.82). That’s the second highest ever at the Relays.

• Karlee McQuillen of Penn State won the college women’s javelin championship for the second year in a row, with a mark of 158′ 4″ (48.28).

• NCAA indoor champion Tina Sutej of Arkansas defended her title in the college women’s pole vault championship and set a Carnival record, 14′ 7-1/4″ (4.45). The previous record, 13′ 10-1/2″  (4.23) was set by LSU’s Rachel Laurent in 2009.

• Klarissa Ricks of Holy Names (Albany, NY) won the high school girls long jump championship with a wind-aided leap of 19′ 10-3/4″ (6.06).

• Thea LaFond of John F. Kennedy (Silver Spring, Md.) won the high school girls triple jump championship in 41′ 3-1/4″ (12.58). That’s good for No. 8 on the all-time Penn Relays list.

• Sasha-Gay Marston of Edwin Allen (Jamaica) won the high school girls discus championship with a toss of 153′ 9″ (46.87), the sixth best ever at Penn.

• Whitney Gipson of Texas Christian won the college women’s long jump championship with a wind-aided leap of 21′ 11-1/2″ (6.69).