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Javette Lee at Saturday's Doug Raymond Invitational
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Jan. 12, 2013

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 The University of Cincinnati indoor track & field team made its return to competition after the semester break Saturday in the Doug Raymond Invitational at the Kent State Field House. The Bearcats turned in a day of solid performances, highlighted by Mackenzie Fields and Josh Dangel sweeping the titles in the women's and men's pole vault, respectively.

The Bearcats took three of the top four places in the women's pole vault. Fields won by a foot over teammate Amanda Hotaling, going over the bar at 13' 1.5". Hotaling was second at 12' 1.5" and Emily Clay was fourth at 11' 7.75". Chelsea Vaughan and Alyssa McBride each cleared 11' 7.75" to take seventh and eighth as well.

Dangel was the sole men's competitor for UC and he won with a mark of 16' 8.75", beating out the second-place finisher by six inches.

Frida Akerstrom was second in the shot put with a 49' 5.75" mark. Kaitlyn Meyer finished second in the 3,000 meters with a time of 10:33.35. Shanay Portis finished third in the 200 meters at 25.16, finished third in the long jump at 18' 4.25", fourth in the 400 meters at 57.38 and ran the lead leg for the 'A' relay team in the 4x400-meters relay, leading to a third place finish (3:54.31). Monica Phillips was third in the weight throw (55' 2.25"). Javette Lee finished third in the 400 meters (57.32) and fourth in the 60-meters hurdles (8.79). Erika Hurd was third in the high jump (5' 8").

UC will next be in action on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18-19, at Indiana University's Gladstein Invitational.

Doug Raymond Invitational - UC results:

60 meters final - 7. Shanice Smith 7.84, 8. Morgan Gordon 7.93

60 meters preliminaries - Shanice Smith 7.81 (q), Morgan Gordon 7.89 (q), Kenya Woodall 7.99, Emily Cunningham 8.02, Danheisha Harding 8.04, Alyssa Edley 8.07, Erika Hurd 8.08, Jada Grant 8.18

200 meters - 3. Shanay Portis 25.16, 7. Emily Cunningham 25.62, 10. Jada Grant 25.93, 11. Shanice Smith 25.93, 12. Kenya Woodall 25.99, 23. Danheisha Harding 27.05

400 meters - 3. Javette Lee 57.32, 4. Shanay Portis 57.38, 6. Jada Grant 57.81, 7. Kenya Woodall 58.06, 9. Kaitlyn Good 58.59, 12. Alyssa Edley 59.37, 14. Gabby Calderone 59.97, 22. Jalisa Jarrett 1:01.24

800 meters - 4. Kelsey Mueller 2:20.53, 7. April McPherson 2:24.37

1,000 meters - 8. Hannah Christ 3:10.35

Mile - 10. Ashley Earman 5:34.17, 11. Carly Bauer 5:37.10

3,000 meters - 2. Kaitlyn Meyer 10:33.35, 6. Anne Pace 10:48.08

60-meeters hurdles final - 4. Javette Lee 8.79, 5. Danheisha Harding 8.86

60-meters hurdles preliminaries - Javette Lee 8.89 (q), Danheisha Harding 9.04 (q), Kaitlyn Good 9.30 (q), Taylor Rosenhagen 9.99

4x400-meters relay - 3. UC `A' (Shanay Portis, Jalisa Jarrett, Kaitlyn Good, Kenya Woodall) 3:54.31, 6. UC `B' (Gabby Calderone, Javette Lee, Jada Grant, Kelsey Mueller) 4:03.27, 13. UC `C' (Emily Cunningham, Danielle Harding, Shanice Smith, Cameron Gardner) 4:25.41

Distance medley relay - 4. UC (Carly Bauer, Alyssa Edley, Kelsey Mueller, Emily Clay) 12:58.38

High jump - 3. Erika Hurd 5' 8", 4. Ashleigh Pickens 5' 6", 11. Liz Carr 5' 0.25"

Pole vault - 1. Mackenzie Fields 13' 1.5", 2. Amanda Hotaling 12' 1.5", 4. Emily Clay 11' 7.75", 7. Chelsea Vaughan 11' 7.75", 8. Alyssa McBride 11' 7.75"

Long jump - 3. Shanay Portis 18' 4.25", 6. Kaitlyn Good 17' 1.5", 8. Taylor Rosenhagen 16' 8.5"

Triple jump - 10. Taylor Rosenhagen 33' 2", 11. Ashleigh Pickens 33' 0.25"

Shot put - 2. Frida Akerstrom 49' 5.75", 8. Mekayla Breland 42' 11", 12. Jessica Molyet 39' 11.25"

Weight throw - 3. Monica Phillips 55' 2.25", 6. Jessica Molyet 50' 8.75", 7. Mekayla Breland 50' 4.75", 9. Mary Bridges 48' 7.5"

Men's pole vault - 1. Josh Dangel 16' 8.75"