St. Paul, Minn. – aided by the chance to compete once more prior to the upcoming MIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships set-to be held after that weekend in Moorhead, the Gustavus Adolphus women scored 89 things in order to complete fourth on Macalester College Kilt Vintage presented on Friday in Leonard Center.
Macalester won the six-team speak to a score of 127.5, Hamline University finished next with a 113, and Bethel University took third with a 103.
The Gusties were led by a pair of set of length athletes in Caitlin Fermoyle (Sr., Mendota Heights, Minn.) and Lauren Shurson (Jr., Chanhassen, Minn.). Fresh off receiving MIAC Athlete-of-the-Week awards for her overall performance when you look at the 5, 000-meter run final week-end, Fermoyle acquired a win the 4th consecutive week-end. This time around, however, Fermoyle out-ran the area when you look at the mile, crossing the finish line in 5:13.00. Complimenting the senior with a win of her own had been Shurson who won the 3, 000-meter run with a time of 10:43.19.
Also regarding the track, Kaitlin Bembenek (Jr., past Lake, Minn.) and Courtney Branch (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) both provided 2nd spot completes. Bembenek placed runner-up within the 400-meter dash with a period of 1:00.86 and in addition added a fourth spot finish inside 200-meter dash in 27.29. Branch’s 2nd spot overall performance arrived inside 1, 000-meter run in which she crossed the range in 3:09.79.
Rounding out Gustavus’s top finishers on the track was Lydia Hayes (Fy., Decorah, Iowa) who took 3rd in 800-meter run (2:26.43).
Gustavus turned in three showings from the podium in the field activities. Sarah Swanson (Jr., Fairbanks, Alaska) took third when you look at the shot-put with a place of 40-feet 8.75-inches, and Elizabeth Weiers (Sr., Le Center, Minn.) put 3rd when you look at the weight throw with a toss of 50-feet.
Kelsey Harms (Jr., Apple Valley, Minn.) rounded out the group by taking third in pole-vault after clearing 10-feet 0.75-inches.
The 2015 MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships will likely be held regarding the university of Concordia university on Friday, March 5 and Saturday, March 6. More descriptive details about the meet can be obtained via the MIAC Championships web site through the link below.