GENEVA, OH. – The Pomona-Pitzer Women's Track and Field team wrapped up the 2019 Track and Field Championships with All-American performances from junior Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong in the Triple Jump and junior Helen Guo in the 5000m run on Saturday afternoon at the Spire Institute.
Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong was in action on Friday and Saturday afternoons in the 100 Meter Hurdles and the Women's Triple Jump. Addo-Ashong finished 12th overall in the 100 Meter Hurdles at 14.51 which did not qualify for the final race. She also competed in the Women's Triple Jump on Saturday afternoon and after qualifying for nationals in the Triple Jump by three centimeters, Addo-Ashong finished in fifth place with a monster jump of 40-05.50, breaking the school record by almost two feet.
Ending the day for the Sagehens was the Women's 5000m run featuring Guo. Guo earned All-American honors for the second-straight season in the 5000m run with an eight place finish at 17:34.50.
"To have three of our four women achieve All-American honors at Nationals is so great," said Head Coach Kirk Reynolds. "I'm so proud of all of our National meet Hens. Congrats to them. Today was special. Helen has worked so hard all spring to get here. She was as tough as nails out there in heat and wind and Vicky-Marie's jumping today was so much fun to witness. She brought it today. What a great moment for her and her coach, Ryan Sanders. Our program is on the upswing and I'm already excited for next spring."