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Trio garner top-five finishes at Dr. Tucker Open

Kamryn Juni
Kamryn Juni

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- On Friday, the Simpson women's track and field team took part in the Dr. Tucker Open at Loras College and had three top-five marks.

Katie Murano led the team with a second-place nod in the 5,000-meter race. The freshman raced in the event for the first time all season and captured the team's best time with a 19:33.20.

Katelyn Mangold added a third-place finish out of 13 runners in the 400-meter hurdles to her accomplishments thus far this year.

Kamryn Juni had a height of 1.43 meters in the high jump to clinch fourth to round out the top-five marks for the Storm.

The 4x400-meter relay compiled of Jaycie Owens, Abby Loecke, Cat Lucht and Sophie Hall tallied a time of 4:15.92 to land in sixth. Audrey Klein added a sixth-place result in the 800 meters.

The Storm will travel to Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday to begin the American Rivers Conference Championships. The three-day meet is hosted by Coe College.

Meet Report
100 — 17. Sarah Nolting, 13.25 | 19. MacKenzie James, 13.30
200 — 13. MacKenzie James, 27.62 | 20. Kamryn Juni, 28.41
800 — 6. Audrey Klein, 2:22.77 | 14. Abby Loecke, 2:26.93
1500 — 16. Emily Buchheit, 5:14.05 | 31. Kate Derrick, 5:45.46
5000 — 2. Katie Murano, 19:33.20
100 hurdles — 9. Kia Noibi, 16.15 | 12. Delefine Niyigena, 17.11
400 hurdles — 3. Katelyn Mangold, 1:04.51 | 8. Luci Swarthout, 1:08.74
4x100 — 7. MacKenzie James, Kia Noibi, Sarah Nolting, Katelyn Mangold, 51.52
4x400 — 6. Jaycie Owens, Abby Loecke, Cat Lucht, Sophie Hall, 4:15.92
High jump — 4. Kamryn Juni, 1.43m
Long jump — 9. Kia Noibi, 5.02m | 14. Delefine Niyigena, 4.78m
Shot put — 17. Madison Anderson, 8.24m
Discus — 21. Madison Anderson, 22.55m