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Ava Studney
Ava Studney finished tied for second in the pole vault at the Marshall Invitational.
photo courtesy of Appalachian State Athletics

Appalachian State Women’s Track and Field Begin Competition at Marshall Invitational

App State women’s track and field wrapped the first day of the Marshall Invitational with four top-five finishes.

In the women’s 5000 meters, junior Annie Amundsen set pace for the Mountaineers, clocking a personal best of 17:49.82 to finish second.

Freshman Ava Studney led the way in the women’s pole vault, tying for second with a personal best clearance of 3.70m (12′ 1.50). Studney’s clearance ties her with Shea Snow (2009) and Audrey Diener (2012) for eighth in the App State all-time list. Senior Celia Agee landed sixth with a clearance of 3.55m (11′ 7.75″). In the women’s weight throw, sophomore Graysen Arnold recorded a personal best of 17.42m (57′ 2″) to place fourth. Arnold’s toss places her 10th in the App State all-time list.