PHILADELPHIA - The Loyola University Maryland women's track and field team opened the 2015 outdoor season at the Philadelphia Classic on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Eilis McGovern highlighted the day's events with a top-five finish in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:07.39.
The veteran hurdler also finished 8th in the 100m hurdles, crossing the finish line in 16.93. Teammate Victoria Henry finished close behind in ninth with a time of 17.22.
Senior Kelly Maguire recorded a top-10 finish in the 800m with a time of 2:22.44 (10th place).
Sophomore distance runner Sarah Askine took 7th in the 1,500m race, posting a time of 5:00.69.
Off the track, freshman Lauren Waldeck led the Greyhounds on the field, taking fifth in the high jump with a mark of 1.45m/ 4'9". In the pole vault, freshman Sarah Bronk posted a mark of 2.90m/ 9'6.25", finishing 7th overall. Triple jumpers Jenna Smith and Olivia O'Hara took ninth and 10th, respectively, with jumps of 9.92m/ 32'6.5" and 9.77m/ 32'0.75".
The Greyhounds return to action on Saturday, March 28 at the Maryland Invitational in College Park, Maryland.