NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Dartmouth women finished fifth at the 2017 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Track & Field Championship held at Yale.
Harvard took the team title with an impressive 164 points. Penn (125), Princeton (103) and Columbia (97) were the next three teams with the Big Green claiming fifth thanks to 60 points. Cornell (59.5) was a half point back of the Green and White in sixth with Brown (44.5) and the host Bulldogs (29) rounding out the field.
- Freshman Cha'Mia Rothwell claimed her first career outdoor Heps title, taking the top spot in the 100m hurdles. Rothwell ran a 13.39 — just off her Dartmouth record of 13.23 from Saturday's prelims — which ranks as the second-best championship heat time in league history.
- Rothwell also added two points to the team score with a fifth-place finish in the 200m, running a 23.88 in the final.
- Senior Helen Schlachtenhaufen just missed out on winning the 1500m as she finished as the runner up and a spot on the All-Ivy Second Team. Schlachtenhaufen ran a 4:29.97, less than a second back of Frances Schmiede, the winner from Yale.
- In the 5000m, sophomore Olivia Lantz was fifth with a 6:39.67 to her credit, helping secure another pair of points for the team total.
- A pair of Dartmouth women finished in the scoring in the heptathlon as sophomore Maria Garman (4828) was fifth and senior Miranda Lawson (4624) was sixth, respectively.
- Freshman Claire Dougherty was sixth in the 800m and earned one point by running a 2:09.67.
- Claire Dougherty, Bridget O'Neill, Helen Schlachtenhaufen and Bridget Flynn combined to run an 8:45.70 to take fourth in the 4x800m relay, adding four points.
- The 4x400m relay team of Marissa Evans, Kayla Gilding, Abby Livingston and Katy Sprout was sixth in 3:50.60, securing one additional point.