ALLIANCE, Ohio – The Penn State Behrend women's indoor track & field team opened the season at the Mt. Union Toy Drive Collegiate Invitational in the Patterson Field House on Saturday afternoon.
* Behrend had the top two finishers in a pair of events
* Senior Jenna Shelton (Cabot, PA/Knoch) was first in the 3000m run with a winning time of 11:02.01 and junior Riley Crissman (Bradford, PA/Bradford) was second in 11:07.96
* Sophomore Kelley Giles (North Huntingdon, PA/Norwin), Hanna Drozynski (Stoneboro, PA/Lakeview) went 1,2 in the mile with times of 5:54.98 and 6:02.89, respectively
* Senior Haley Yenchik (Cecil, PA/Canon McMillan) and the third-best height in the pole vault (11-03.75)
Remaining Top Performers
Myeisha Sanders (Erie, PA/East) – 10th (42-08.75)
Emily Mischen (Gibsonia, PA/Deer Lakes) – 16th (31-07.25)
Katelyn DeArment (Meadville, PA/Meadville) – 14th (11.56)
Ashtin Petitt (Youngsville, OH/Youngsville) – 13th (1:12.19)
Suraihyah Sule (Snellville, GA/Shiloh) – 7th (2:51.61)
Yenchik – 8th (28.00)
Shelton, Crissman, Drozynski, Giles – 2nd (10:33.77)
Yenchik, Gabriella Loeffler (Pittsburgh, PA/Baldwin), Petitt, Sule – 5th (4:27.67)
* The Behrend Lions return to action on Saturday, January 19 at Carnegie Mellon Meet held at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio.