Elon Women’s T&F: Personal Bests Highlight Day One of Tiger Track Classic

Posted by Press Release on April 8, 2017 at 8:59 am under College | Comments are off for this article

AUBURN, Ala. – Skylar Barthelmes and Bryanna Hames set a new personal records and the Elon University women’s track and field team completed day one of the Tiger Track Classic hosted by Auburn University on Friday, April 7, at Hutsell-Rosen Track.


Barthelmes set a new personal record in the javelin and placed third overall at the meet. Her new personal best of 136’1″ (41.49m) also ranks second on the program’s all-time performance list.

Hames also recorded a new career-best tossing the hammer 156’11” (47.82m) and placing 17th. Her toss places her fifth on the program’s all-time performance list for the hammer throw.

In addition, Carrie Abraham just missed her personal best in the triple jump earning a mark of 40’2.25″ (12.25m) and placing fourth overall.

Also highlighting day one was Briana O’Grady, who nearly matched her career-best in the hammer throw tossing a 163’1″ (49.70m) and placing 13th.

The Phoenix closes out the meet tomorrow with events beginning at 11 a.m.

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