Elon Wonen’s Track & Field Phoenix Posts Strong Showing at Duke Invitational

DURHAM, N.C. – The Elon University women’s track and field team closed out its stay at the Duke Invitational on Saturday, April 20, at the Morris Williams Track and Field Stadium.


Alex Tudor had a wind-aided leap of 5.96m in the long jump, finishing fourth overall in the event. She also finished 13th in the triple jump with a mark of 11.75m.

In the shot put, Kristine Strazdite was seventh in the shot put with a throw of 13.45m. Skylar Barthelmes was ninth in the event with her mark of 13.04m. Strazdite was the top finisher for the Phoenix in the discus with a toss of 44.92m. Kathleen Collins also garnered a top-10 marking with her throw of 43.88m.

Barthelmes threw a mark of 50.53m in the hammer throw and was 13th overall. Autumn Cope threw a mark of 38.59m in the javelin and was eighth overall. Her throw also moved her in the program’s top-five performance list.

Lauren Brzozowski was fifth in the 200-meters with her time of 24.56. Jordan Haywood was 18th with a time of 25.03. Brzozowski was 12th in the 400-meters with a time of 55.75 while Katie Arbogast was 18th at her time of 56.40.

In the 800-meters, Natacha Savioz was fifth with a time of 2:10.06. Chelsea Smith was 17th overall with her time of 2:12.59. Melissa Anastasakis was 13th overall with a time of 4:32.80 in the 1,500-meters with Chelsea Smith finishing 17th with a time of 4:34.65.

Coralea Geraniotis was 10th in the 5,000-meters Invitational with a time of 16:55.20 while Bridget Kanaley was the top runner for Elon in the regular 5,000-meters with her time of 18:14.90.

Moira O’Malley was fourth in the high jump with a cleared height of 1.60m. Melody Burke was fifth with her time of 1.55m.

On Deck
Elon returns next weekend for its final meet of the regular season at the UVA Grand Prix on Saturday, April 27.