Lincoln Women’s Track gets ten top-ten finishes at Gwynedd Mercy Twilight Meet

Courtesy of Lincoln (PA) Sports Information

The Lincoln University women’s track team turned in ten top ten finishes and three personal best times as they competed at the Gwynedd Mercy University Mid-Week Twilight Meet in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon.

There was no team scoring in the meet, which saw 15 schools competing.

Lincoln’s top finishes came in the field events.  Keyana Brooks took home second place in both the shot put and discus competition, with a personal-best toss of 32.12 meters (108′) in the discus and a toss of 10.83 meters (35′ 6½”) in the shot put.  Amaya Booze placed eight in the discus with a throw of 27.53 meters (90′ 4″).

Senior jumper Aasante Love tied for second place in the high jump, clearing the bar at 1.45 meters (4’9″) and took fourth place in the long jump, leaping 4.95 meters (16’3″).

Love also ran the second leg of Lincoln’s 4 x 100 meter relay team which placed third with a time of 51.89 seconds.  Kayla Tisdale ran the opening leg while Lacendria Pulley took the baton from Love to run the third leg with Danielle Terry running anchor.

Pulley recorded top five finishes in the sprints, placing second in the 100 meter dash with a time of 12.99 seconds and fourth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.90 second.  Tisdale was seventh in the 100-meter dash with a finals time of 13.50.  In her preliminary race though, she ran a personal-best time of 13.29 seconds.

Dixonna Ndanemah placed seventh in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:35.12 while Heather Pearson recorded the Lions third personal-best mark of the meet in the 1500 meter race, finishing 11th with a time of 5:43.90, nearly 11 seconds better than her previous best mark.

The women’s track team returns to action on April 19, 2019 when they compete at the Widener Invitational.

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