LoVan sets school record, Buchheit wins 1500 at Triangular

Audrey LoVan
Audrey LoVan

INDIANOLA, Iowa -- Audrey LoVan crushed her own school record in the pole vault and Emily Buchheit won the 1500-meter run for the second time this season to lead the Simpson women's track and field team at their own triangular with Central and Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday.

Simpson took third place with 71 points.

Meet Highlights
Audrey LoVan crushed her own outdoor school record in the pole vault, clearing 10-feet, 6-inches to place second. Her previous best was 10-feet, set on April 22, 2017 and tied last week at the Jim Duncan Invitational. The effort is currently fourth in the IIAC.

Emily Buchheit posted her second win of the season in the 1,500 meters, shaving nearly 2 seconds off her previous best. She ran a personal-best 5:01.71 to hold of Nebraska Wesleyan's Sydni Harris (5:03.77).

Meet Report
Top-three finishers per event

100 meters
3. Mackenzie James, 13.27
5. Audrey LoVan, 13.33

200 meters
8. Mackenzie James, 27.36
12. Audrey LoVan, 82.65
14. Katie Clarke, 29.01

400 meters
5. Jaycie Owens, 1:03.29
8. Naomi Olsgaard, 1:09.61

800 meters
6. Emily Buchheit, 2:34.71
10. Lesley Roquet, 2:37.99
11. Audrey Klein, 2:38.07

1,500 meters
1. Emily Buchheit, 5:01.71
4. Courtney Neuendorf, 5:07.91
5. Lesley Roquet, 5:12.95

5,000 meters
4. Kaylee Willadsen, 22:06.93

100 hurdles
5. Sarah Sandage, 17.56

4x100 relay
3. Audrey LoVan, Katelyn Mangold, Katie Clarke, Mackenzie James, 51.51

4x400 relay
3. Jaycie Owens, Katelyn Mangold, Audrey Klein, Katie Clarke, 4:24.30

High Jump
t-3. Kamryn Juni, 4-09.50

Pole Vault
2. Audrey LoVan, 10-06.00 | SR | #4 IIAC
3. Sarah Sandage, 8-00.00

Long Jump
9. Katelyn Mangold, 15-06.75

Shot Put
11. Madison Anderson, 22-03.75

Discus Throw
10. Jackie Cullinan, 92-05
12. Madison Anderson, 65-03

Hammer Throw
8. Jackie Cullinan, 106-06
10. Madison Anderson, 72-05

Javelin Throw
3. Kamryn Juni, 87-02
5. Jackie Cullinan, 83-06
6. Jamie Glanz, 82-00

Up Next
Simpson hosts the Kip Janvrin Open on Thursday and Friday, April 26-27. The hammer, discus and shot put will take place Thursday with the remainder of field events and all running events taking place Friday. Field events begin at Noon on Friday with running events getting underway at 1 p.m.

Kip Janvrin Open Home Page

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