Ramirez Leads Mariners At John Covert Classic In Pennsylvania

Ramirez Leads Mariners At John Covert Classic In Pennsylvania

Complete Results

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (Jan. 30, 2016) – The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy women's track & field team sent 10 competitors over to the John Covert Classic, hosted by Lehigh University, on Saturday. The Mariners were led by freshman Kelsey Ramirez (Stevensville, Mich.), who had the squad's top finish with a fourth-place showing in the 1000 meter run in 3:23.53.

Four other Mariners had top-10 finishes at the event, as sophomores Alex Miller (Stevensville, Mich.) and Kaylee Kilbert (Canfield, Ohio) finished sixth (1:30.06) and seventh (1:32.56), respectively, in the 500 meter run; Kilbert also placed seventh in the 1000 meter run with a time of 3:40.21; freshman Erica Lawlor's (Strafford, Conn.) 3:42.80 in the 1000 meter run was good for ninth; and classmate Monica Keeley (West Hartford, Conn.) came in 10th in the same event in 3:49.53.

Below are USMMA's complete results from Saturday.

The Mariners return to action next weekend, when they travel up to Middletown, Conn. to take part in the Wesleyan Indoor Invitational II on Saturday, Feb. 6.

Women's 60 Meters
Pl.  Name                     Time
22   Alex Miller               8.86 

Women's 400 Meters
Pl.  Name                     Time
19   Kelsey Ramirez       1:08.21 

Women's 500 Meters
Pl.  Name                     Time
6    Alex Miller               1:30.06
7    Kaylee Kilbert          1:32.56 

Women's 1000 Meters
Pl.  Name                     Time
4    Kelsey Ramirez       3:23.53
7    Kaylee Kilbert          3:40.21
9    Erica Lawlor            3:42.80
10   Monica Keeley        3:49.53 

Women's 1 Mile
Pl.  Name                     Time
26   Erica Lawlor            6:13.82
28   Monica Keeley        6:23.79

Women's High Jump
Pl.  Name                     Height
X    Megan Toler            No Height 

Women's Pole Vault
Pl.  Name                     Height
19   Cassie Pedersen     2.15m (7' 0.50") 

Women's Long Jump
Pl.  Name                     Distance
X    Megan Toler            No Distance
X    Patricia Ormond      No Distance

Women's Shot Put
Pl.  Name                     Distance
25   Allyson Causey       7.52m (24' 8.25")
26   Emma Alcantar        7.42m (24' 4.25")

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