Sophomore Hannah Hall paced the Big Red with a school-record performance in the high jump on Friday at the VertKlasse Meeting held at High Point University in High Point, N.C.
Hall won group B of the women's high jump after successfully clearing 5'7". That performance bested Katherine Krulia's school-record performance by 2.50" while also surpassing her previous personal record by 2.75". Hall now currently holds the second-best high jump mark in all of Division III.
Sophomore Emily Grabauskas placed first in her 1,500-meter run heat and 28th in the 91-person field after clocking in at 4:54.80. Senior Kate Benson was 30th in the event with a time of 4:55.53, while Phoebe Osterhout's time of 5:18.05 earned her fourth in her heat and 52nd overall. Freshman Alyssa Bahel took ninth in the final event of the night, the 10,000-meter run, after crossing the finishing line in 40:14.02.
In the 5,000-meter event, senior Lindsey Studebaker paced a quartet of DU runners. Studebaker turned in a time of 19:18.96 which landed her in 23rd out of 48 athletes. Claire Barcelo was 35th at (20:27.03), while Molly Korest and Gwen Gunter turned in times of 21:41.46 and 22:41.94, respectively.
The Big Red will close out competition at the VerkKlasse Meeting on Saturday. Events are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.