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Wildcats Win Four Events at Philadelphia College Classic
Mary Bohi won the 400 meter hurdles at the Philadelphia College Classic on Saturday afternoon.

March 23, 2013

Complete Results

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - The outdoor track & field season opened on Saturday afternoon with Villanova competing in the Philadelphia College Classic against other local teams at Franklin Field. The Wildcats won four of the 10 events they entered in the meet, including two running events and two field events.

Senior Summer Cook (Thornton, Colo.) established a personal best in the 1500 meters and came in first of 27 runners with a time of 4:29.89, nearly six seconds faster than her previous top mark. Cook was one of seven Villanova entries in the 1500 meters and the Wildcats accounted for four of the first six runners across the finish line.

The other victory on the track came from junior Mary Bohi (Shamong, N.J.), who led a field of five competitors with a time of 1:04.99 in the 400 meter hurdles. Bohi was a BIG EAST qualifier in the event last season.

Junior Samantha Yeats (Califon, N.J.) and freshman Anne Yahiro (Downers Grove, Ill.) were victorious in the high jump and the long jump, respectively. Yeats cleared a height of 1.73 meters and headlined a field of eight entries in the high jump, while Yahiro led five competitors in the long jump with a new personal best distance of 5.32 meters.

Below are complete results for Villanova athletes at the Philadelphia College Classic, while the link at the top of this release contains full results for the entire meet. Next weekend the Wildcats return to action for the Danny Curran Invitational at Widener.

400 Meter Hurdles

Mary Bohi                    1st of 5                    1:04.99

800 Meters

Anna Francis                 3rd of 15                   2:17.57
Qualitra Brown               6th                         2:23.42

1500 Meters

Summer Cook                  1st of 27                   4:29.89
Ariann Neutts                4th                         4:34.47
Leanne Tucker                5th                         4:35.44
Courtney Chapman             6th                         4:38.96
Meghan Smith                 15th                        4:57.04
Megan Venables               18th                        5:01.01
Amanda Borroughs             19th                        5:04.13


Alita Ostapkovich            7th of 7                    30.91m


Alita Ostapkovich            5th of 5                    38.08m

Shot Put

Alita Ostapkovich            6th of 6                    10.34m


Jamie Klein                  2nd of 11                   45.06m
Katherine Petruzzellis       7th                         34.81m

High Jump

Samantha Yeats               1st of 8                    1.73m
Katherine Petruzzellis       3rd                         1.60m

Long Jump

Anne Yahiro                  1st of 5                    5.32m
Alexandria Reo               4th                         4.78m

Triple Jump

Victoria Profit              4th of 5                    10.82m