Setting the Scene
What:
Penn Relays
When: Thursday-Friday, Apr. 27-28
Where:
Franklin Field, Philadelphia, Pa.
Live Results:
PennRelaysOnline.com

What:
Maroon and Gold Invitational
When: Saturday, Apr. 29
Where:
Danny Hale Field at Redman Stadium
Live Results:
LeoneTiming.com

About the Bison/Last Time Out
* The Bison will compete in two meets as a final tune-up before the Patriot League Outdoor Championships.
* Bucknell returns to action after winning the team title at the Bucknell Team Challenge. The Bison won seven events at the meet.
* Christine Bendzinski broke the school record in the 800-meter en route to a first-place finish. She was the top runner with a time of 2:08.75, beating the previous mark of 2:08.98 set by Christa Swako in 2006.
* Kaitlin Salisbury helped a 4x100m relay team comprised of Carli Lucke, Allison Sharkey and Carly Reiner win the race, while posting a top-10 program mark in the 200m, earning Patriot League Female Rookie of the Week accolades for the sixth time this season.
* Elyse Pettaway recorded a top-10 school mark in the 400m in a first-place finish with a time of 56.57.
* Margaret Thomson (steeplechase), Lauren Gronbeck (3,000m), Meg Sangimino (javelin) and Stephanie Easse (discus) each won their respective event.
* Bucknell ranks seventh in the Mid-Atlantic region, ahead of Patriot League foes Lehigh (13th), Navy (20th), Lafayette (26th), Loyola (31st) and American (T-32nd).

ECAC Qualifiers
* Christine Bendzinski (800m, 1,500m, 5,000m)
* Colleen Buckley (5,000m, 10,000m)
* Sarah Chandler (800m, 1,500m, steeplechase)
* Stephanie Easse (discus)
* Jenna Farmer (3,000m)
* Kathleen Fitzgerald (1,500m)
* Lauren Gronbeck (5,000m, 10,000m)
* Christine O'Kane (10,000m)
* Laura Papili (400 hurdles)
* Meg Sangimino (javelin)
* Kate Scott (5,000m, 10,000m)
* Brennan Sharkey (10,000m)
* Elizabeth Sheprow (steeplechase)
* Rebecca Skovira (javelin)
* 4x100 relay

Bucknell Women's Track and Field 2017 Weekly Awards
* Patriot League Field Athlete of the Week
Meg Sangimino (Mar. 28)
* Patriot League Rookie of the Week
Kaitlin Salisbury (Mar. 28, Apr. 4, Apr. 25), Ella Schultz (Apr. 11)
* Patriot League Female Track Athlete of the Week – Colleen Buckley (Apr. 18)

Up Next
* The Patriot League Outdoor Championships are slated for May 5-6 at Lehigh. The final day of the meet will broadcast on the Patriot League Network.