Women's Track & Field: Lauren Hamilton Wins 10,000 Meter Final at Day One of SCIAC

Women's Track & Field: Lauren Hamilton Wins 10,000 Meter Final at Day One of SCIAC

CLAREMONT, CA. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track & Field Team had several big performances from their athletes at the first day of the SCIAC Championship hosted at Fritz Burns Stadium at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Saturday afternoon. After the results of the final round of the field events and two distance races, the Sagehens placed in sixth with 15 points. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps sit in first with 72 meet points while Occidental is in second at 36.

Lauren Hamilton had a standout performance, taking first overall in the 10,000 Meter Run final at 37:30.35. Her teammate Lila Cardillo placed fourth at 37:54.65.

In the preliminary events, Quin Fraley took first overall in the 400 Meter Dash at 58.25. Later in the 800 Meter Run, Rosie Linkus qualified for the final with a third-place finish at 2:22.50. Genevieve DiBari qualified for the 1500 Meter Run final after placing seventh at 4:57.08. Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong placed fifth in the 100 Meter Hurdles prelim with a time of 14.89 seconds to reach the final while Lia Francis placed eighth in the 400 Meter Hurdles with a time of 67.65 seconds to qualify for the final race.

Up Next: The Sagehens will compete again for the final day of the SCIAC Championship tomorrow, April 28 at 2:00 p.m.