CHICAGO – Behind five individual event titles, the University of Chicago women's track and field team won the team title at Saturday's 10-team Windy City Rumble at Henry Crown Field House.
The Maroon men's squad (111.5 points) took runner-up honors to Hope College (124.5 points) in the 12-team event, led by four event winners. The women scored 219.5 points to easily win, topping second-place Wheaton (84.5 points).
Sophomore Mary Martin won the long jump (5.26 meters) and then finished runner-up in two events (200 and 60 meters) and Laura Darcey ran away with the indoor pentathlon, sweeping all five events – the 60-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump and 800 meters. She finished nearly 400 points ahead of the second-place finisher from Hope College.
Other winners included Lucy Kenig-Ziesler in the 5,000 meters (19:05.49), who finished just ahead of UChicago teammate Taylor Campos (19:06.01); Robin Peter in the 60-meter hurdles (8.90 seconds), and Isabel Garon in the pole vault (3.31m).
For the men, Alexander Scott had the best shot put throw of his career in winning the event with a toss of 15.70 meters, which also marked the second-best throw in school history.
Women's Event Winners
Pentathlon – Laura Darcey, 3,270 points
5,000 meters – Lucy Kenig-Ziesler, 19:05.49
60 meter hurdles – Robin Peter, 8.90
Long jump – Mary Martin, 5.26m
Pole vault – Isabel Garon, 3.31m
- Saturday, Feb. 10: UChicago at Wisconsin-Whitewater Midwest Invite, 11:00 a.m. CT