SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University women’s track and field team competed at the Lake State Open on Saturday. No team score was kept.
Danielle St. Onge and Stephanie Boyer were the first two to cross the finish line in the 55-meter dash. St. Onge set a new school record with a time of 6.90 while Boyer ran a 6.94. Brooke Rediger with a time of 5:14.0 was second in the mile.
Natalie Bertucci and Leslie Luehmann went one-two in the 55 hurdles as they both had a time of 8.76. Boyer won the 400 with a time of 59.50 and Maegan Hendershoot was second (1:02.66). Jessica Kalafut was the top placing ‘Cat in the 800 as she was fourth (2:28.7).
NMU had three of the top four places in the 200. Boyer won the event (26.38), St. Onge second (26.66) and Callie Boik fourth (28.10). Brittney Coehoorn won the 3,000 as she cut the tape with a time of 11:09.1. Kyle Richards was second in the event (11:14.5), Danielle Stein third (11:18.8) and Catie Cogger fourth (11:21.5).
NMU had two relays in the 4x400. The “A” relay of Bertucci, Luehmann, Hendershoot and Kaylee Laakso won the event (4:16.4). On the “B” relay were Bibiane Mahy, Kalafut, Kristin Carnel and Erin Van Enkevort as they were second (4:22.7).
Krista Squiers highlighted the field events as she won the shot put and weight throw. She set a new school record in the shot put with a throw of 36-02.00. Squiers in the weight throw had a heave of 40-05.50. Bertucci and Carnel both had leaps of 5-02.00 in the high jump. Bertucci was declared the winner and Carnel was second.
The ‘Cats are at the UW-Oshkosh Invitational on Saturday (Feb. 3).
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