Carroll Earns All-UAA Honor in Javelin Throw; CWRU Women Finish Fifth at 2018 UAA Championships

Carroll Earns All-UAA Honor in Javelin Throw; CWRU Women Finish Fifth at 2018 UAA Championships

The Case Western Reserve University women's track and field team wrapped up competition at the 2018 University Athletic Association Outdoor Championships on Sunday, finishing fifth out of seven teams at the meet, hosted by Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The Spartans finished the meet with 75 points, placing behind Washington (235.50), Chicago (174), Emory (163.5) and Carnegie Mellon (85). Following Case Western Reserve in the standings were Brandeis (51) and NYU (31).

Junior Shannon Carroll earned an All-UAA honor in the javelin throw after finishing second in the event with a mark of 37.12 meters, her second All-UAA honor of the meet after finishing third in the shot put on Saturday.

Case Western Reserve also scored in a pair of relays on Sunday. The 4x100-meter relay team of senior Skylar Braga, junior Sarah Stottner, sophomore Bari Love and freshman Julie Hines finished sixth with a time of 52.31 seconds, while the 4x400-meter relay team of senior Marie-Louise Kloster, sophomore Vanessa Pasadyn, sophomore Brianna Rees and Hines placed fifth with a time of 4:08.47.

Other individual scoring finishes on Sunday came from Kloster in the 400-meter hurdles (fifth, 1:07.81), senior Danielle Kulpins in the 5,000-meter run (fifth, 17:42.63), Hines in the 400-meter dash (sixth, 1:01.35), senior Rachel Willard in the triple jump (sixth, 10.50m), freshman Taylor Jackson (sixth, 33.52m) and sophomore Chanel Dore (eighth, 32.17m) in the discus throw, junior Jennifer Hoffmann in the 1,500-meter run (eighth, 4:54.25) and sophomore Bailey Flint in the high jump (eighth, 1.48m).

During the two days of competition, the Spartans totaled four All-UAA honors, including the conference championship from senior Nimi Gupta in the hammer throw on Saturday.

With the UAA Championships now behind them, the Spartans will turn their focus to the home stretch of the season, as members of the squad with a chance to make the NCAA Division III Championships in late May will continue to try to improve their qualifying marks. Case Western Reserve is slated to return to action at the Toledo Invitational, hosted by the University of Toledo, from Thursday, May 3rd through Friday May 4th.