Long Jumpers Stand Out for Women’s Track and Field

The Illinois Tech Scarlet Hawks competed at the University of Chicago on February 4 in one of the team’s largest meets of the season. Illinois Tech placed 13th in the event and received some strong individual performances.

Meet Highlights

  • Two Scarlet Hawks placed in the Top 10 in the Long Jump. Mminika Effiong tied for eighth at 4.78m, while Emmalee Ciriacks placed 10th at 4.78m.
  • Effiong followed up her long jump performance with a great 200 Meter Dash time of 30.51s. She placed 27th in the event.
  • Both Julia Briden (2:41.59, 23rd) and Maria Garcia (2:55.43, 29th) placed in the Top 30 of the 800 Meter Run.

Up Next

  • Illinois Tech will return to University of Chicago on Saturday, February 18 for the Margaret Bradley Invite.