Sierra Livious '14 Claims Four Top Finishes to Pace Women's Indoor Track at Wes Invite II
With five teams competing during the Wesleyan Invitational II indoor track meet Sat., Jan. 14, Sierra Livious '14 (all three photos) won each of the four events she entered including a near-record performance in the shot put, an events she won by more than 11 feet over her nearest rival. He toss of 39-7 3/4 was just nine inches shy of the Wesleyan indoor record set in 2006 by Kristy Williams. In addition to the shot put, Livious took the long jump (15-6), the 60m hurdles (:09.59) and the 600m race (1:57.40).
Joining Livious as an event winner were Olivia Grant '14 in the 60m dash (::08.19), Idara Foster '15 in the 200m dash (:27.92), Julia Frieze '12 in the 400m race (1:01.95) and Alissa Goldberg '14 in the weight throw (28011 1/4). The 4x400m relay squad of Frieze, Lia Monti '13, Ambrosia Smith '15 and Orelia Jonathan '15 grabbed first as well (4:20.24).
Wesleyan will serve as host for the next team activity, the Wesleyan Invitational III Sat., Jan. 21 which will feature competitors from about 20 regional colleges.