LEWISBURG, Pa. – Competing for the final time before the Patriot League Indoor Championships, the Bucknell women’s track and field team won seven events on Friday at the Bucknell-Tune Up at Gerhard Fieldhouse.
Carly Reiner picked up her second win of the season. After qualifying for the finals in the 60-meter, she won the final race in 7.90 to win the title.
Elyse Pettaway won her first race of the year in the 400m, clocking in at 58.79. She also ran in the 200m, taking second with a mark of 58.79.
After etching her name into the Bucknell record book for her performance in the 400m, Margaret Sliney posted a top-10 mark in the 500m. She completed the race in 1:15.27 en route to a first-place finish.
Jenna Farmer won the 1,000m title with an ECAC-qualifying mark of 2:53.85, now sixth-fastest in program history. Kathleen Fitzgerald finished first in the 800m with a time of 2:16.61, while Kate Scott was the top participant in the 3,000m, completing the race in 10:02.97.
Alexa DiGregorio won the long jump for the first time in her collegiate career, recording a leap of 17-7, a personal record.
“We got exactly what we were looking for,” said head coach Kevin Donner. “Some people got to rest up, while others used this meet as a good tune-up and some put themselves in the conversation to make our league lineup. I was excited to see a lot of season best marks.
The Patriot League Indoor Championships are set for Feb. 17-19 at Boston University. The Bison will be seeking their first indoor title since 2015.