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Wetzel leaps into 11th place in long jump at Seahawk Invitational

GU jumper Hannah Wetzel flies through the air on a jump during the long jump.

WILMINGTON, N.C. - The first day of the 2019 Wendy's Seahawk Track & Field Invitational, hosted by UNC Wilmington (UNCW), is in the books after 14 schools competed at the newly-renovated Harold Greene Track & Field Complex here Friday. No team scores were kept.

Gallaudet freshman Hannah Wetzel (Fremont, Calif.) placed 11th in the long jump with a leap of 4.50 meters, that came on her first jump of three. 

Senior Sabina Shysh (Tucson, Ariz.) was GU's top sprinter in the 100-meter dash with a time of 14.21 seconds (15th place) posted in the first heat.

Sophomore Carina Dominguez Can (Hillsboro, Ore.) was Gallaudet's top thrower in the hammer. She had a top toss of 18.62 meters (15th place) set on her third and final throw. 


  • Junior Quanchen Warmack (Danville, Ky.) was 17th in the 100-meter dash (15.72) tied with freshman Cassie Friday (Flinton, Pa.) 
  • Sophomore Kathy Romero (Broadway, N.Y.) was 19th in the 100-meter dash (16.12) followed by sophomore Krista Kachnik (Henderson, Nev.) in 20th (16.21)
  • Sophomore Nia Ralston (Danville, Ky.) was 16th in the hammer (16.74 meters) followed by freshman Tyler Mitchell (Perrysburg, Ohio) in 17th (16.10 meters)
  • Freshman Jaelynn King (Springfield, Pa.) was 18th in the hammer (12.50 meters)

The second day of the 2019 Wendy's Seahawk Track & Field Invitational gets underway tomorrow (Saturday, March 9) at 10 a.m.