First-years pace Storm women at Central

Lesley Roquet
Lesley Roquet

PELLA, Iowa -- Emily Buchheit and Katelyn Mangold turned in top-three finishes in individual events to lead the Simpson women's track and field team at the Central Weather Saver Invitational held Thursday, April 5.

Meet Highlights
• Freshmen Emily Buchheit and Katelyn Mangold gave the Storm their highest individual finishes of the meet as Buchheit took third in the 1500 and Mangold took third in the 400 hurdles. Mangold was competing in the 400 hurdles for the first time as each ran collegiate bests.

Mackenzie James (200 meters) and Kate Derrick (800 meters) placed fourth in their respective events in collegiate-best times. Kamryn Juni added a fourth-place effort in the high jump.

• The 4x100-meter relay team of Audrey LoVan, Mangold, Katie Clarke and James ran a season-best time of 51.76, currently the No. 5 time in the IIAC.

Quotable
"It was a good overall effort. We are definitely further along than at this time last year. We came out of this meet feeling really good." — head coach Dave Cleveland

Meet Report
Top three finishers per event

200 meters
4. Mackenzie James, 27.58 | PR
10. Jaycie Owens, 28.80
11. Audrey LoVan, 28.84

400 meters
7. Jaycie Owens, 62.53 | PR

800 meters
4. Kate Derrick, 2:36.25 | PR
5. Lesley Roquet, 2:37.30

1500 meters
3. Emily Buchheit, 5:03.60 | PR
5. Lesley Roquet, 5:24.37
6. Audrey Klein, 5:27.31

5000 meters
6. Kaylee Willadsen, 21:46.80

100 hurdles
11. Sarah Sandage, 17.91 | PR

400 hurdles
3. Katelyn Mangold, 1:07.98 | PR

4x100 relay
2. Audrey LoVan, Katelyn Mangold, Katie Clarke, Mackenzie James, 51.76

High Jump
4. Kamryn Juni, 4-11.00
7. Jamie Glanz, 4-05.00

Pole Vault
2. Sarah Sandage, 7-00.50

Long Jump
5. Sarah Sandage, 15-00.50 | PR

Shot Put
14. Madison Anderson, 26-00.00

Discus Throw
15. Jackie Cullinan, 95-04
21. Madison Anderson, 78-04

Hammer Throw
11. Jackie Cullinan, 112-09 | PR
17. Madison Anderson, 73-05 | PR

Javelin Throw
5. Jackie Cullinan, 98-04

Up Next
Simpson goes to the Jim Duncan Invitational at Drake's Blue Oval on Friday and Saturday, April 13-14 in Des Moines.

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