Aguilar resets personal record in 3000 Steeplechase during Pomona Pitzer Invite
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CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Whittier College women's track and field team again competed well for the third straight meet finishing the Pomona-Pitzer Invite with a new personal record, and three Whittier College top ten finishes.
Eva Aguilar took home 3rd place honors in the 3000 Steeplechase as she reset her own record with a time of 11:27.95. She was followed by Adrianna Davideck who broke into the Whittier College All Time list at No. 3 with a time of 12:03.18.
Others who performed strongly included Carolyn Newswanger in the 100 meter with a time of 12.97, Mary Brzezinski in the 200 meter with a time of 27.43, Molly Litherland in the 1500 with a time of 5:06.87, Jaclynn Eck in the 400H with a time of 70.34, and Claudia Munoz who broke into the Whittier College top ten list at No. 7 in the hammer with a mark of 98' 1" while also doing well in the shot put with a 30' 8.25" effort.
On a side note: Graduate Assistant Christa Youngern competed in her first competition since her All-American effort during the 2010 NCAA Championships and just missed her PR by inches as she placed 3rd in the hammer with a throw of 188' 5".
The next meet for Whittier will be the SOKA Peace Invitational, which will take place next Saturday, April 21 being the last tune -up before the SCIAC Conference Championships.