Neuendorf wins 3k to pace Storm at Grinnell

Courtney Neuendorf
Courtney Neuendorf

GRINNELL, Iowa — Courtney Neuendorf won the 3,000 meters and the 4x200 relay team finished second to lead the Simpson women's track and field team at the Darren Young Invitational on Saturday.

Neuendorf finished the 3k in 10:58.77, edging Hannah Penn of Augustana by just 3 seconds to take home first-place. This was her first win in the event in her career at Simpson.

The 4x200 relay team of Elizabeth Burgus, MacKenzie James, Katie Clarke, and Katelyn Mangold finished in 1:52.78 narrowly behind Wartburg for second-place. This was the fastest run of the season, edgining out last week's performance at Wartburg of 1:53.32.

The distance medley relay team finished fifth, crossing the line with a time of 13:58.69. This marks the first group to compete in the distance medley relay on the season.

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Meet Report
200m — 15. Mackenzie James, 28.70; 24. Audrey LoVan, 29.63
400m — 12. Katelyn Mangold, 1:02.79; 13. Elizabeth Burgus, 1:03.00; 21. Jaycie Owens, 1:04.96
800m — 13. Mary Wood, 2:32.86; 15. Audrey Klein, 2:34.2923. Kate Derrick, 2:45.01
Mile — 8. Emily Buchheit, 5:35.39; 12. Lesley Roquet, 5:47.33
3,000m — 1. Courtney Neuendorf, 10:58.77; 9. Ashlee Litterer, 11:56.77; 12. Kaylee Willadsen, 12:38.50
High jump — 8. Kamryn Juni, 4-10.25; 10. Jamie Glanz, 4-10.25
Pole vault — 7. Audrey Lovan, 9-08.00
Long jump — 17. Sarah Sandage, 13-02.00
Shot put — 16. Jackie Cullinan, 29-00.00; 18. Madison Anderson, 21-05.50
Weight throw — 17. Jackie Cullinan, 33-05.75; 18. Madison Anderson, 29-00.00
4x200 relay — 2. Burgus, James, Clarke, Mangold, 1:50.97; 7. Owens, Juni, Glanz, Sandage, :59.05
4x400 relay — 7. Burgus, Mangold, Clarke, Owens, 4:23.19
Distance medley relay — 5. Buchheit, Klein, Wood, Roquet, 13:58.69

4x200 leads Storm at Dubuque
February 16, 2018 4x200 leads Storm at Dubuque