UPLAND, Ind. – Following action during the first day of the Crossroads League Invitational the Taylor women's indoor track and field team sits in a tie for second in the team standings.
Taylor finished day one with 49 points and will enter Saturday's action trailing Spring Arbor (63) and tied with Marian.
Abigail Phillips turned in one of the most impressive performances of the day as the senior won the pentathlon in her first time competing in the event. Phillips scored a total of 3,124 points and likely qualified for the NAIA Indoor National Championships.
Margie Crosby was also impressive as the sophomore dominated the 600-meters, winning by more than three seconds and setting a new Taylor record while also hitting the NAIA A standard with a winning time of 1:36.39
Plenseh-Tay Sakeuh broke a school record of her own in with a long jump of 5.70 meters. Sakeuh's leap earned the sophomore a victory and hit the NAIA A standard. Sakeuh also posted the fastest time in the prelims of the 60-meter hurdles, cruising into Saturday's finals with a time of 8.90.
Brianna Jordahl set a new career-high mark with a toss of 14.34 meters in the weight throw en route to a third place finish.
The Crossroads League Invitational will continue on Saturday with heptathlon events kicking off the day at 10:00 am.