Terps Excel on Day One of Big Tens

Terps Excel on Day One of Big Tens

GENEVA OH. – The Maryland Women’s track and field squad competed on day one of competition at Big Ten Indoor Championships hosted by the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.


Day one of competition was highlighted by a number of personal bests and athletes competing at the top of the Big Ten conference. Michaela Bracken placed 6th in the Pentathlon to score the first points of the day after a thrilling finish. 


Full Results from day one can be found here.


Meet Notes:


  • Katie Altieri (16:45.03) set a new personal best in the 5K, which stands as the third fastest 5K time in Terps history. 

  • Kyra Lyles posted a personal best 1:33.23 time in the 600m – the fourth fastest in Terrapins history in the event. 

  • Michaela Bracken earned a sixth place finish in the pentathlon, with a combined final score of 3748. In the process, she set a new personal best in the 800m (2:12.25) and posted the second fastest time in the pentathlon 800m.

  • Anna Coffin (4:45.65) posted the fifth fastest time in the qualifying round of the mile with a personal best. She will return tomorrow for the finals in the event. 

  • Kayla Woods (5.88m) earned a top ten result in the long jump. 

  • Kattiana Ealy-Pulido (8.66) had a season best finish in the 60m hurdles. Alyssa Miller (8.83) and Ariana Ealy-Puldio (8.92) also competed in the event. 

  • Kami Joi Hickson (2:11.81) had a season best performance in the 800m. 

  • Madison Depry (7.74) Kattiana Ealy-Pulido (7.78) and Jaiden Ritter (7.96) competed in the 60m dash for the Terps squad. 

  • Madison Depry (24.68) had a personal best in the 200m. 

  • Kamryn Henderson (17.62) and Sarah George (17.07) represented the Terps in the weight throw. Henderson posted a season best. 

  • Lydia Robling (56.26) competed in the 400m posting an indoor personal best.

  • Maryland’s DMR squad of Katie Turk, Maya Mosley, Mackenzie Morgan and Amanda Eliker closed out day one, racing to a 11:47.32 finish.


Coaches Comments:


“We had some good momentum today getting in the Championship mindset. I am proud of the group for stepping up. We will carry this info day two of competition.”


Next Up:


The Terps will be back tomorrow for day two from Big Ten Championships.


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