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Sat Feb 17
12 p.m. / 2:30 p.m.
at Kenyon Classic 9th Place
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Feb 17
10 a.m. / 11 a.m.
at Kent State Tune Up
in Kent, Ohio
Fri Feb 23
5 p.m. / 7 p.m.
NCAC Last Chance Meet
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 24
NCAC Combined Events Championships
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Feb 25
12:30 p.m.
NCAC Combined Events Championships
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Mar 02
at NCAC Indoor Championships
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Sat Mar 03
at NCAC Indoor Championships t-6th Place
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Fri Mar 16
at Washington & Lee University
in Lexington City, Va.
Sat Mar 17
at Washington & Lee University
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Sat Mar 31
at Carnegie Mellon Quad Meet 4th Place
in Pittsburgh, Pa.
Fri Apr 06
at Marv Frye Invitational
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Apr 07
at Marv Frye Invitational
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Apr 14
at All-Ohio Championships 15th Place
in Delaware, Ohio
Fri Apr 20
at Jesse Owens Classic
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
at Jesse Owens Classic
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Apr 21
at Kenyon Spring Invitational 6th Place
in Gambier, Ohio
Fri Apr 27
Big Red Invitational
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Apr 28
at NCAC Combined Events Championships
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sun Apr 29
at NCAC Combined Events Championships
in Oberlin, Ohio
Fri May 04
12 p.m.
at NCAC Championship
in Meadville, Pa.
Sat May 05
10 a.m.
at NCAC Championship 6th Place
in Meadville, Pa.
Fri May 11
2:00 pm
at Harrison Dillard Twilight
in Berea, Ohio
Wed May 16
at Gregory Invitational
in Naperville, Ill.
Thu May 17
at Gregory Invitational
in Naperville, Ill.
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at Great Lakes Elite Meet
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at NCAA Outdoor Championship
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Denison women take sixth at Kenyon, compete at OSU

Anna Vrancken  |  Photo by Brett Dunbar
Anna Vrancken | Photo by Brett Dunbar

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Denison women's track and field competed at the 2018 Jesse Owens Classic on Friday and Saturday at the Ohio State University, while also placing sixth at the Kenyon Spring Invitational on Saturday afternoon in Gambier.

At Ohio State, senior Hannah Hall led the charge with an eighth-place finish in the high jump event, reaching a height of 5'4.25", and then placing 24th in the javelin with a throw of 92' (28.06 meters). Arlesha Cospy also competed at Jesse Owens, finishing 29th in the shot put with a distance of 38'6.75".

In Gambier, headlining the field events for the Big Red was freshman Anna Vrancken. In the shot put, Vrancken finished in fourth with a throw of 34'4.25" (10.47 meters). She was trailed by teammate Jessica Nix in 12th place, who posted a mark of 28'1.50" (8.57 meters). Vrancken also tallied a fourth-place finish in the discus where she reached a distance of 112'8" (34.36 meters), and then placed eighth in the hammer throw, logging a toss of 104'4" (31.81 meters).

Nix garnered her best finish in the long jump with a seventh-place mark of 15'4" (4.67 meters), while Mackenzie Mason rounded out the field events with a second-place finish in the pole vault, reaching a height of 10' (3.05 meters).

On the track, Molly Smith took third place in the 400-meter dash, clocking in at 1:02.51, with Sydney Lerda following in sixth place with a time of 1:04.86. Smith also competed in the 200-meter dash, finishing 11th (28.70), while Danni Gutelius placed 12th (28.90) and Lerda followed in 14th (30.33).

In the 800-meter run, Phoebe Osterhout logged a fourth-place time of 2:26.52 and Emily Grabauskas landed in 12th place, clocking in at 2:32.86. Also earning a fourth-place finish was Sydney Chandler in the 400-meter hurdles, checking in at 1:11.11. Chandler and Osterhout then teamed up with Smith and Gutelius in the 4X400 meter relay to place third overall with a time of 4:16.48.

Denison will return to the track on Friday, April 27 as they host the 2018 Big Red Invitational at Deeds Field-Piper Stadium in Granville.