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KENT, Ohio --- Carlow University track & field competed in
its final meet of the indoor season Saturday, Feb. 22 at Kent State
in an effort to meet NAIA qualifying times for several
The push paid off, as junior Larissa
Kijowski (Dayton, Pa.) set a school record and met
the NAIA "A" qualifying time in the 1000. She ran 3:00.28 to place
sixth of 14 at the meet, which saw athletes from across all NCAA
divisions, as well as NAIA competition.
Olivia Miller (JR/Bolivar, Pa.) met the
NAIA "A" qualifying mark in triple jump, leaping 11.58 meters to
place fifth of 23 jumpers and set a new school record.
Miller also set the school record in the 60 meter hurdles,
finishing with a time of 9.99.
She placed sixth of 15 in high jump (1.55 meters),
14th of 27 in long jump (4.94 meters) and
17th of 27 in shot put (9.37 meters) to round out
her day on the track.
Sophomore Kaitlynn Melvin (Belle Vernon, Pa.)
ran a personal best 2:25.03 to place 13th of 44
athletes in the 800.
Sydney Achtzehn (SO/Greensburg, Pa.) also
a ran a personal best in the mile, finishing in 6:01.30.
Tyhir Royster (FR/Pittsburgh, Pa.) just
came up short in meeting a national qualifying time in his
Royster concluded his breakout freshman indoor season by setting
the school record in the 200. He ran 22.47 to place fifth of 51
athletes in the race.
Royster also ran 7.17 in the 60, placing 12th of
Kijowski and Miller travel to Brookings, S.D. for the NAIA
Indoor Track & Field National Championships March 5-7 at the
Sanford Jackrabbit Athletic Complex. Links to live results can be
found at https://bit.ly/Track1920.
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