Youngstown, Ohio - Senior Nicolette Kreatsoulas, sophomore Pierlus Stewart, and freshman Olivia Jones picked up wins as the rest of the Penguins had solid performances on the first day of competition at the YSU Mid-Major Invitational from the WATTS.
Kreatsoulas won the weight throw with a toss of 16.95m on her first throw of the afternoon. Stewart won the 500m with a time of 1:05.84, and Jones won the pentathlon with 3,410 points, the third most in school history. Jones earned 871 points in the 60m hurdles, 783 points in the high jump, 536 points in the shot put, 617 points in the long jump, and 603 points in the 800m.
Jessica Stever placed second in the long jump with a leap of 5.42m on her second attempt. Stever finished behind Robert Morris long jumper Zoe Roush who had a jump of 5.51m.
The YSU men finished third in the DMR behind Canisius and Geneva with a time of 10:34.51.
Joe Pfeffer earned a fourth place finish in the weight throw with a toss of 16.34m.
The YSU National Mid-Major Invitational gets back underway tomorrow at 10 a.m. with the various field events.
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