UChicago Track & Field Teams UAA Outdoor Championships with Six More Victories

ST. LOUIS – The University of Chicago track & field teams won six events on Sunday while wrapping up action at the two-day University Athletic Association (UAA) Outdoor Championships.

The UChicago women placed second out of seven teams with 192 points scored. Host Washington University – St. Louis won with 286 points.

The Maroons picked up five wins on the women’s side, which included two new school records. First-year Loren Brown crossed the line first in the 100-meter hurdles in 14.45, besting the previous school record by 0.4 seconds. Fellow first-year Claudia Harnett also beat a school record by nearly half a second in the 1,500 meters, with a winning time of 4:30.59.

Senior Isabel Maletich completed her sweep of the horizontal jumps with a victory in the triple jump. Her top leap came in at 12.11 meters. Junior Isabel Layne was victorious in the 200 meters in 25.05, edging out the runner-up by a mere 0.02 seconds.

UChicago’s women also posted a trio of All-UAA performances. Brown was runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles (1:04.26), and sophomore Molly Laumakis was third in the discus (37.21 meters). The 4×100-meter relay team took second in 48.54 with the quartet of first-year Maureen Gibbons, Layne, sophomore Masa Al-Shaka and Maletich.

The Maroon men finished fourth of seven teams with 120 points. WashU was the team champion with 207 points.

Senior Henry Myers led the men’s contingent with a win in the 5,000 meters. He crossed the finish line in 14:44.39. Sophomore Alex Lee took second in the high jump at 1.90 meters to earn All-UAA status. The 4×400-meter relay grabbed second in 3:18.17 with the foursome of sophomore Michael Han, senior Wilson Hansen, junior Jabari Owens and first-year Andrew Ray.

UChicago also garnered All-UAA honors in both hurdle events. Sophomore Renato de Angelis was third in the 110-meter hurdles (15.28) and Ray was third in the 400-meter hurdles (54.96).

UChicago Top Women’s Finishers
1,500 meters – Claudia Harnett (1st, 4:30.59); Maddie Kelly (2nd, 4:32.58)
100-meter hurdles – Loren Brown (1st, 14.45)
Triple Jump – Isabel Maletich (1st, 12.11 meters)
200 meters – Isabel Layne (1st, 25.05)
800 meters – Maya Ordonez (1st, 2:11.57)
400-meter hurdles – Loren Brown (2nd, 1:04.26)
4×100-meter relay – 2nd, 48.54 (Maureen Gibbons, Isabel Layne, Masa Al-Shaka, Isabel Maletich)
Discus – Molly Laumakis (3rd, 37.21 meters)
100 meters – Isabel Layne (5th, 12.45)
4×400-meter relay – 5th, 4:03.55 (Masa Al-Shaka, Isabel Layne, Loren Brown, Claudia Harnett)
5,000 meters – Frances Schaeffler (8th, 17:45.95)
High Jump – Samantha Dunn (10th, 1.43 meters)

UChicago Top Men’s Finishers
5,000 meters – Henry Myers (1st, 14:44.39)
High Jump – Alex Lee (2nd, 1.90 meters)
4×400-meter relay – 2nd, 3:18.17 (Michael Han, Wilson Hansen, Jabari Owens, Andrew Ray)
110-meter hurdles – Renato de Angelis (3rd, 15.28)
400-meter hurdles – Andrew Ray (3rd, 54.96)
Discus – Matthew Warden (4th, 40.33 meters)
200 meters – Wilson Hansen (4th, 22.14)
400 meters – Michael Han (4th, 49.35)
4×100-meter relay – 4th, 42.61 (Andrew Ray, Wilson Hansen, Michael Han, Myles Xavier)
1,500 meters – Tommy Donohoe (12th, 3:58.73)

NEXT MEET:

  • Saturday, April 30 @ 10:00 AM – UChicago at Olivet Nazarene University Invite

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