Distance, field events lead women's track and field at Grinnell

Distance, field events lead women's track and field at Grinnell

GRINNELL, Iowa - The 4x200-meter relay team turned in a second-place effort to lead the Simpson women's track and field team at Grinnell's Darren Young Classic on Saturday.

The quartet of Elizabeth Burgus, MacKenzie James, Keeghan Corcoran and Audrey LoVan ran 1:54.74 in the 4x200, behind the winning squad from Buena Vista.

Simpson placed eighth of 10 teams, scoring 15 team points.

Other Highlights

  • Sarah Galbraith had a solid day in the field events, placing fifth in the long jump (15-11 3/4), 12th in the high jump (4-10 1/4) and 19th in the 60-meter hurdles (10.53).
  • Courtney Neuendorf ran a career-best 5:27.99 to place sixth in the mile.
  • Sadie Timms ran a career-best 11:00.31 to place ninth in the 3,000 meters.

Women's Top Performers
60 meters – 11. Audrey LoVan, 8.45
200 meters – 13. Elizabeth Burgus, 28.10
800 meters – 23. Jessica Gronke, 2:40.32
1 mile – 6. Courtney Neuendorf, 5:27.99
3000 meters – 9. Sadie Timms, 11:00.31
60 hurdles – 19. Sarah Galbraith, 10.53
4x200 relay – 2. Burgus, James, Corcoran, LoVan, 1:54.74
4x400 relay – 8. Galbraith, Gronke, Neuendorf, Burgus, 4:22.03
Distance medley relay – 6. Roquet L, Corcoran, Roquet K, Brown, 15:05.71
High jump – 12. Sarah Galbraith, 4-10 1/4
Pole vault – 9. Audrey LoVan, 8-6 1/4
Long jump – 5. Sarah Galbraith, 15-11 3/4
Shot put – 16. Jackie Cullinan, 31-5 3/4
Weight throw – 23. Alex Niemeyer, 33-9 1/4

Team Scores
1. Nebraska Wesleyan, 149.5; 2. Wartburg, 102.5; 3. Bethel, 81.5; 4. Augustana (Ill.), 60.5; 5. Buena Vista, 45; 6. Cornell, 36; 7. Central, 16; 8. Simpson, 15; 9. Grinnell, 14; 10. Principia, 4

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