Stephanie Boyer And Jennifer Lahr Pick Up Wins At Ferris
BIG RAPIDS, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s track and field team had a mid-week meet yesterday at Ferris State University.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats competed against athletes from Ferris State,Northwood, Grand Valley, Aquinas and Michigan Tech at the one-day meet.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Stephanie Boyer captured the 400-meter dash in a time of59.20.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jessica Kalafut followed BoyerÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s win by taking second in the 800 runwith a clocking of 2:20.00.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ A couple of events later, Jennifer Lahr won the1,500 run in a new meet record time of 4:37.40.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The old record was set bySarah Gritter of Calvin College in 1999 with a time of 4:39.36.
Hanna Delarey finished third in the 5,000 run (20:42.00).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The 4x100 relay of Breanna Riedel, Kaylee Laasko, Monique McIntyre and Leanna Ketolafinished fourth with a time of 51.50.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Boyer, Kalafut, Stephanie Mishica andLahr placed second in the event (4:07.80) as the team from Ferris won the race(4:04.10).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Riedel also placed fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 9.95m.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Martha Frontti threw the discus 33.20m which was good for third place in theevent.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats have two more meets left in the season as they areat the SVSU Invitational on Saturday, April 17, before the GLIAC OutdoorChampionships on May 6-7 which will be held at Hillsdale College.