SWARTHMORE, Pa. – Following two days of the Centennial Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Swarthmore, Franklin & Marshall sits in seventh with a total of 11 points. Johns Hopkins holds 89 points to sit in first.
Henley Siegrist advanced to the final round of the 100-meter dash after placing seventh in the preliminary round with a time of 13.11 seconds. Sheena Crawley finished second in the prelims of the 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.43, just .26 seconds behind Ursinus' Deb Yanessa.
In the preliminary round of the 400-meter, Megan Hunter won her heat and came in third overall with a time of 58.18 seconds. Hunter's time advanced her to the final heat.
Siegrist and Hunter finished fifth and seventh, respectively, in the prelims of the 200-meter dash. Siegrist finished in 26.16 seconds followed by Hunter in 26.36, and both advanced to the finals.
In the field, Kristen Marinaccio took home ninth in the long jump with a distance of 15' 06". With a throw of 114' 07", Martha Stefaniak finished third in the discus throw.
Katie Allison cleared a height of 9' 11.25 in the pole vault for a fifth place finish. Sylvia Zohrabian tied for seventh with a height of 9' 5.25".
The Diplomats continue conference championship action on Sunday with final heats of the running events and the remainder of the field events.