February 27, 2010

NMU Track Team Fourth At GLIAC Indoor Championships

Bailey Franklin
Bailey Franklin

 

ALLENDALE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University women’s indoor track and field team wrapped-up two days at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday afternoon. NMU concluded the meet with 41.50 points for fourth place. Grand Valley State won the women’s championship with 225.50 points.
The bright spot on the day was when Bailey Franklin brought home a GLIAC title when she had a leap of 36-11.00 in the triple jump.    
Catherine Angeli was seventh in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.97. In the prelims she ran a 7.92 for a new school record. She came back in the 200 with a time of 25.76 for fifth. In the prelims she set another NMU record with a time of 25.51.
The 800 saw the ‘Cats score on Maegan Hendershot’s time of 2:15.75 for sixth. Her time was a new NMU record and a NCAA Division II provisional cut. 
Another school record was set in the 4x400 relay when Angeli, Rachael Williams, Erin VanEnkevort and Hendershot ran a 4:01.46. 
The athletes will have to wait to see who qualified for the NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field National Championships   March 12-13 in Albuquerque, N.M.
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