Keystone College track and field athletes set records at meet

For Abington Journal | February 13th, 2016 11:28 am

SELINSGROVE — Nicole Delevan broke a school record in the 400 meter dash on Friday, Feb. 12 to lead Keystone College’s women’s track and field team at the Susquehanna University Invitational. The Giants, combined with the men’s team, posted eight personal records and 12 marks that rank in the top-10 in program history.

Delevan enjoyed a strong showing in the 400, finishing fifth overall with the school-record time of 1:03.13 while Tameka Wood finished 23rd in the competition.

Ronalesia Adams brought home a 14th place finish in the long jump with a leap of 14’4.5”. Deja Mitchell placed 18th while Dalton resident Rebecca Yuscavage added a 22nd place result in the event. Adams was 16th in the high jump after clearing the bar at 4’8.25” and added an 18th place result in the triple jump with a mark of 29’4.5” which was followed by Rachael Orduson’s 20th place showing in the competition. Orduson went on to finish 24th in the 200 meter dash after crossing the finish line in 29.34 seconds while Tabitha Lee placed 24th in the weight throw with a mark of 21’2.75.” In the 4x200 meter relay, Keystone’s team of Delevan, Wood, Orduson, and Felicia Hallworth finished fourth with a time of 1:54.31 while Alexa Jefferis, Christianne Philippone, Megan Oyer, and Rebecca Lewis placed 10th in the race.

The Giants’ 4x400 meter relay squad of Delevan, Wood, Oyer, and Philippone combined to post a time of 4:42.65, good for 10th in the field.

Keystone will return to action on Saturday, February 20 at the DeNault Invitational hosted by Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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