Press Box

WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Northern Michigan University track and field team competed at Carroll University for the second week in a row. Team scores were once again not kept as NMU had 12 first-place finishes and set five school records.

Catherine Angeli reset two of her school records in the 100 and 200 meter dashes, winning both events. She sprinted 12.24 in the preliminaries of the 100 and 24.98 in the finals of the 200.

Both the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams set new records while winning the events. Samara White, Brittnee Balbierz, Katy Lafayette and Catherine Angeli were members of the 4x100 squad that ran 48.06 seconds. Sydney Schultz, Sara Turschak, Katrina Lamansky and Colby West ran 3:58.67 in the 4x400 race.

Jamie Roberts won the pole vault, clearing 11-5.75 to tie her old school record.

Christina Turman won the 1,500 meter run and was followed by Nora Kiilunen (3rd), Kristen Schulz (4th), Chelsea Farquhar (6th), Rita Woitas (9th) and Alicia Romano (10th).

Turman (2nd), Rachael Williams (4th), Kiilunen (6th) and Shulz (9th) were all in the top 10 in the 800 meter run.

Olivia Juntilla won the 1,000 meter run and Jess Krob was second. Brittany Loomis was third in the 5,000 meter run. Balbierz finished second in the 100 and third in the 200. Lamansky won the 400 meter run and Sydney Schultz was third.

Bailey Franklin finished first in the 100 meter hurdles while Melissa Christensen was second. Roberts (5th) and Katie Searles (6th) also placed in the event. Colby West and Brooke Granquist were the top two in the 400 meter hurdles.

Franklin won the high jump while Brooke Granquist was fourth. Turschak was third in the pole vault. Delaney Lovett was third in the triple jump. Christensen was first in the long jump followed by teammates Samara White (3rd), Jaime Roberts (4th) and Katie Searles (5th). Mariah Beamen was second in the javelin while Granquist was fifth and Searles sixth.

NMU travels to Northwood University next weekend.


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