Mullen and Vanravenswaay Compete in NACAC Championships, Mullen Captures Bronze in High Jump


SHERBROOKE, QUEBEC (August 2) - Deirdre Mullen (Princeton, N.J.) and Daisy Vanravenswaay (Ontario, Canada) represented UConn’s women’s track and field as a part of their respective national teams during the NACAC-TELUS Under-23 Track & Field Championships this past weekend at Sherbrooke University in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

Four-time All-American Mullen captured the bronze medal as a part of United States National Team in the high jump on Saturday out of a field of five with a final mark of 1.79 meters (5-10.5).

Team Canada’s Vanravenswaay finished fourth out of five in the discus with a 43.76m (143-7) throw. In the javelin final, her best throw of the day was 39.78m (130-6), good for fifth out of six competitors.