Philadelphia, Pa.—UMBC track and field kicked off the 125th Penn Relays on Thursday, led by Kelechi Nwanaga who finished fourth in the javelin. She was one of two individuals along with a relay who competed on Thursday.
Nwanaga took fourth in the javelin throw with a toss of 51.64m. Eleni Zotou was the other individual performer, finishing the hammer throw in 24th with a throw of 48.20m.
The 4x100m relay team kicked off the day taking 28th place and earning a spot in tomorrow's Eastern Finals. The quartet of Erin Patrice, Amani Wallace, Asha Washington and Kara Patrice crossed the tape in a time of 47.57.
The Retrievers continue the relays tomorrow, as the day kicks off at 9 a.m. from Franklin Field.