Sellers Leads Women’s Track and Field At Landmark Championships

Erin Gaines came in second in the 400 meter hurdles.
Erin Gaines came in second in the 400 meter hurdles.

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – The Eagles came in fourth in the Landmark Championships held at Oller Track on Sunday. Senior Alissa Sellers (Huntingdon, Pa./Huntingdon Area) was the top finisher for the team in day two of the competition. 


In the triple jump, Sellers came in first with a personal record of 11.32m. The jump moved her to second in the Juniata record books. Junior Katy Leamer (Altoona, Pa./Bellwood-Antis) was third with her personal record of 10.35m. Junior Katie Fisher (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Athena) placed fourth in the high jump event clearing a height of 1.52m


Freshman Kylie Orndorf (Milheim, Pa./Penns Valley) reached a distance of 36.10m in the javelin event, putting her in fourth place.


Sellers ran eighth in the 200m final with a time of 27 seconds. In the 800m, senior Jecenia Duran (Temple, Pa./Oley Valley) finished with a time of 2:22.72 that was good for sixth place. Freshman Yanibel Collado (Freeport, N.Y./Forest Hills) followed behind in ninth.


Senior Erin Gaines (Hagerstown, Pa./Williamsport) came in second in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:09.86. Gaines also contributed to the 4x100 and 4x400 relays. She was joined by Caitlyn Gasmen (Bridgewater, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan), Faith Nichols (Pittsburgh, Pa./Taylor Alderdice), and Sellers in the 4x100 to place fourth with a time of 52.27. Gaines also joined forces with Nichols, Duran, and Allyson Kopera (Hastings, Pa./Northern Cambria) in the 4x400 to finish fourth with a time of 4:10.63.


Following the day's events, Sellers was named the Landmark Outdoor Track and Field Female Field Athlete of the Year.