Heptathletes Move Into Top 10 List

Heptathletes Move Into Top 10 List

CLAREMONT, Calif. -- During their final competition of the 2011 season, three Caltech track and field athletes competed at that 2011 Claremont Classic Heptathlon.

Sarah Wright was the top finisher for the Beavers by scoring 3000 points in the seven-event competition. Her top mark came during the long jump when the sophomore jumped a personal best 15' 1 1/2" which placed her sixth all-time in school history. Wright also set a personal best mark in the high jump as she cleared the bar at 4'9" which is also the sixth best mark in Caltech history.

Mia Oviatt finished second among the Beaver competitors with 2961. Her point total is the fourth best mark for a Beaver heptathlete. She moved into the school's all-time 10 list in two events. The native of San Antonio, Texas ran the 200 meter dash in 28.10 to place eighth all-time. During the 100 meter hurdle competition the sophomore posted a time of 19.61 to moved into ninth on the school all-time list in that event.

In her last competition as a Caltech athlete Deboki Chakravarti scored 2440 points. During the high jump she cleared the bar at 4'3 1/4" which tied her for the 10th all-time spot at Caltech.

Also competiting as an unattached athlete was assistant coach Kim DePrez. She tallied 3245 points.