From site: Track and Field (women)
|Date:||April 21, 2017|
|Time:||3:00 pm||Results:||8 of 10||Location:||Augustana College - Rock Island, Ill.|
Luther finished eighth of 10 teams at the Augustana-Rock Island Invitational. The Norse posted 52 points with half of those coming in the 5,000 meter run where five runners finished in the top-8.
Olivette Nazarene University won the team title with 189 points. UW-Whitewater was second with 133 and UW-Stevens Point finished third with 121.50.
Headlining today's results was a first place finish by McKenzie Carney in the 5,000. Carney crossed the finish line with a time of 17:52.86. She finished just ahead of Elizabeth Soper of Olivette Nazarene University who was clocked at 17:53.62.
Points Scored by Luther Athletes
800 Meters - Stephanie Murray - 6th (2:21.41) - 4 pts
5000 Meters - McKenzie Carney - 1st (17:52.86) - 10 pts; Anna Ryden - 4th (18:08.16) - 6 pts; Hannah Wright - 5th (18:10.82) - 5 pts; Sarah Owens - 7th (18:53.29) - 3 pts; Erin Ellefsen - 8th (18:56.12) - 2 pts
400 Hurdles - Morgan Kadinger - 7th (1:10.18) - 3pts
Javelin - Molly Wettach - 3rd (106-10) - 7 pts; Aubrey Highum - 6th (102-1) - 4 pts
Up next, Luther will find out this coming Monday, April 24 if it has qualified any relays for the 2017 Drake Relays. The Drake Relays will be held April 26-29.
Also on the schedule this week is a trip to St. Mary's University (MN) for the St. Mary's Open on Saturday, April 29. Start time is scheduled for Noon.
Sponsor: Track and Field (women)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586