FB Delaware
Uploaded Ad
Uploaded Ad
Photo Courtesy : Richmond Athletics
View larger
Spiders Wrap Up Competition At Mason Invitational
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 04/12/2014
Print RSS

FAIRFAX, Va. - The Spiders wrapped up competition at the Mason Invitational on Saturday, led by Jill Prentice’s second-place finish in the 5000-meter run.

Prentice recorded the best finish of the day for Richmond, crossing the finish line in 17:20.98.  Sophomore Tara Hanley also turned in a solid performance in the 5000-meter run, finishing 10th (17:58.08).

After breaking the school record in the 4x200m relay at last weekends Colonial Relays, the team of Mary Allen, Amber Young, Deborah Fajuyigbe, and Janel Francis earned a third-place finish in the 4x100m relay (47.03).

Senior Kelsey McKenna set a new personal record in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.68.

In the field events, Janel Francis recorded a distance of 5.42m in the long jump, which earned her seventh-place.  Amanda Thatcher claimed 14th place in the long jump with a jump of 4.94m.

Participating in the men’s 5000-meter run were Ryan Lee, Matt McKenna, Adam Owens, and Andrew Brennan.  Lee led the group with a sixth-place finish (14:51.53), while McKenna finished close behind in seventh (14:55.43).  Owens crossed the finish line 13th (15:16.02) and Brennan took 24th (16:10.93).

Stay updated on all the latest Richmond Track and Field news on and by accessing Spider Athletics' mobile apps on your Smartphone or tablet. More in-depth coverage can be found by following Head Coach Steve Taylor on Twitter and by reading his blog. The Spiders also have their own Facebook page and have launched their own YouTube Channel as well.

More From Richmond Track/Field