Simon, DelVecchio Win Events at Redlands Invitational for CMS Women's Track and Field
REDLANDS, Calif. - Brooke Simon finished first in the pole vault and Caroline DelVecchio won the 400-meter hurdles to highlight the performance of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's track and field team on Friday evening at the Redlands Invitational.
Simon was most recently in action when she earned All-America honors in the high jump at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships last week. She matched the same height outdoors, clearing 12'5.5" (3.80 meters) to easily win the event as the only vaulter to clear 12 feet.
DelVecchio earned a first-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking a 1:04.84. She was also fifth in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.10 seconds, including third among collegiate competitors, and tied for fifth in the high jump at 1.5 meters, along with Simone Rogers.
In the sprints, Mikaela Lipsky earned a fifth place finish in the 400 meters in 1:00.51, with Lucy Konsmo close behind in seventh in 1:03.11.
Emily Burger had the highest finish in the throws by coming in second place in the javelin at 29.43 meters, and was also tenth in the discus (34.36 meters). Amanda Gallop came in sixth in the hammer throw at 39.80 meters, while Gallop and Carly Kirsch also earned top-10 finishes in the shot put (ninth and tenth) at 10.74 meters and 10.62 meters, respectively.
CMS will back in action on Saturday when it travels to the Westmont Invitational.