Lee Breaks Meet Record on Day One of Carnival

Lee Breaks Meet Record on Day One of Carnival

LEXINGTON, Va. — Junior Dana Lee (Nashville, Tenn./St. Cecilia Academy) broke the meet record in the long jump to lead the Washington and Lee women's track and field team on day one of the W&L Carnival on Friday at Wilson Field.

Lee won the long jump with a record-breaking leap of 5.68m (18'07.75"), which topped the previous W&L Carnival mark of 5.54m. Senior Maggie Kleber (Beach Haven, N.J./Southern Regional) took eighth in the event at 4.93m (16'02.25").

In the 1,500m, first-year Maggie Seybold (Cockeysville, Md./McDonogh School) claimed second with a time of 4:55.07. Sophomore Lily Arnold (Jacksonville, Fla./The Bolles School) took eighth in 5:02.75. First-year Samantha Yates (Birmingham, Ala./St. Paul's School) placed third in the 5,000m in 18:03.25. In the 10,000m, first-year Kirsten McMichael (Eighty Four, Pa./Ringgold) took third in 38:34.65.  

The 4x400m relay finished sixth with a time of 4:09.38. The quartet consisted of junior Kara Farroni (Willoughby, Ohio/Willoughby South), sophomore Kaleigh Hinton (Florham Park, N.J./Hanover Park), first-year Jessica Rosenwasser (New York, N.Y./Convent of the Sacred Heart) and junior Catherine Fonvielle (Alexandria, Va./St. Stephen's & St. Agnes).

The second day of the W&L Carnival begins at 10:00 am on Saturday.

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