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Women's Track & Field

Women's T/F Earns Four Titles at TCNJ Lions Invite

Olympia Martin Takes Home Two Titles in the Mile & 4x800m

NEW YORK – In its 2019 indoor opener, the Rutgers women's track and field team captured four of titles and a trio of runner-up performances at the TCNJ Lions Invitational hosted at the Armory on Saturday.

Sophomore Olympia Martin brings back a pair of titles "To The Banks" having captured first place in the mile and with the 4x800m relay team. In the mile, the Ridgewood, New Jersey product logged a time of 5:09.92 to cross the finish line in first. She then ran the first leg of the winning 4x800m relay joining teammates sophomore Kaitlyn Bragen, sophomore Kiera Nelaon and freshman Erin Bertscha to take the top time of 9:33.74.

Also taking a titles home on Saturday were senior Phyllis Gordon in the 500m with an ECAC qualifying time of 1:15.77 and redshirt junior Rhonda Rogombe with a height of 1.65m (5' 5") in the high jump.

Freshman Iyanla Kollock made her Scarlet Knight debut taking second in the 60m in 7.78, while sophomore Courteney Campbell placed behind Rogombe in the high jump clearing the bar at 1.60m (6'3").

Additionally, the 4x400m relay squad of senior Jenna Sobieski, sophomore Kayla Jackson, freshman Mackenzie Prezume and Gordon combined for a second place time of 3:58.96.

Sobieski also logged a second place finish in the 500m, clocking in right after Gordon in 1:16.28.

The Rutgers women's indoor track & field team returns to action at the UPenn Select Invitational at the Ocean Breeze Complex on Staten Island on Saturday, Jan. 19.
  
TCNJ Lion Invitational Results

60m

2. Iyanla Kollock – 7.78
11. Lynnea Davis – 8.12
 
60m Hurdles
5. Lynnea Davis – 9.08
 
200m
5. Iyanla Kollock – 25.54
8. Oniesha Clarke – 25<>
16. Gabriela Sanchez – 26.70
 
400m
7. Kayla Jackson – 59.55
13. Mackenzie Prezume – 1:00.75
 
500m
1. Phyllis Gordon – 1:15.77 (ECAC Qualifier)
2. Jenna Sobieski – 1:16.28
11. Dakota Gerges – 1:27.42
 
800m
4. Brooke Riedy – 2:22.53
7. Emma Bergman - 2:27.51
 
Mile
1. Olympia Martin – 5:09.92
4. Kiera Nealon – 5:15.36
5. Kaitlyn Bragen – 5:21.50
 
3000m
5. Stephanie Mauer – 10:25.29
6. Genevieve Cickavage – 10:52.05
 
4x400m Relay
2. Rutgers (Jenna Sobieski, Kayla Jackson, Mackenzie Prezume, Phyllis Gordon) – 3:58.96
 
4x800m Relay
1. Rutgers (Olympia Martin, Kaitlyn Bragen, Kiera Nealon, Erin Bertscha) – 9:33.74
 
High Jump
1. Rhonda Rogombe – 1.65m (5' 5")
2t. Courteney Campbell – 1.60m (5' 3")
 
Long Jump
4. Oniesha Clarke – 5.65m (18' 6.5") (ECAC Qualifier)
10. Gabriela Sanchez – 5.02m (16' 5.75")
23. Zia Barr – 4.58m (15' 0.5")
 
Triple Jump
7. Zia Barr – 10.86m (35' 7.75")
 
Shot Put
5. Zyra Thomas – 12.46m (41' 2.5")
10. Jasmine Van Note – 10.53m (34' 6.75")
 

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