For immediate release – 2/24/2012 – #249
Hornet Women Take Third at 2012 ODAC Indoor T&F Championships
LYNCHBURG, VA – The Lynchburg College women's team finished third Friday at the 2012 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships, held at Liberty University's Tolsma Center.
Roanoke College won the women's title, overthrowing the defending champion Hornets with 129 points. Washington & Lee University placed second with 110.5 and LC took third with 96 points.
Senior Christina Washington won the 200-meter dash in 26.61 and took second in the 400-meters in 59.06. LaCear Hubbard took the individual title in the long jump, leaping 17' 6 ¼" and Kori Penick earned the shot put championship with a throw of 40' 3 ½".
Freshman Aleshia Washington scored points for LC in three different events, taking second in the long jump (17' 4 ¼"), fourth in the 60-meter dash and fifth in the triple jump. Jasmyne Johnson placed second in the 200-meter dash in 26.88 and also was fifth in the 400-meter dash. Jill Dziewisz cleared 9' 3 ¼" in the pole vault to claim third place.
The Hornets are scheduled to compete in the Virginia Tech Qualifier next Saturday.
ODAC Women's Award Winners:
Women's Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Sarah Witt – RC
Women's Rookie of the Year
Jordan Pitchford – BC
Women's Athlete of the Year
Carmen Graves – RC
Women's Coach of the Year
Finn Pincus - RC