KENOSHA, Wis. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s track and field team competed at the Carthage College/Tadd MetzgerInvitational on Saturday.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU was third in the team competition with 107.5points out of 12 teams.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Carthage was first with 143 points followed by Aquinas College with 116.5.
Stephanie Boyer got the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats off and running with a fourthplace showing in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.69.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kaylee Laakso wasseventh in the event (27.34).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Boyer then placed second in the 400 dash with aclocking of 1:00.75.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Scoring points for the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats in the 600 run was StephanieMishica as she was fifth with a time of 1:46.97.
In the 1,000 run, NMUÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s Jessica Kalafut was second in theevent (3:09.99).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Jennie Lahr ran a NCAA II provisional time in the mile run asshe won the event with a time of 4:56.88 and teammate Brooke Rediger was thirdin the event (5:13.91).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittney Coehorn and Jane Stieber were third andfourth in the 3,000 run with times of 10:58.36 and 10:58.64 respectively.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ TheÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats would place well in another distance run as Kara Farquhar (18:48.88) andJamie Grunert (19:01.96) were second and third in the 5,000.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Leslie Luehmann was fifth in the 55 high hurdles (9.25).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The 4x200 relay of Callie Boik, Laakso, Luehmann and Boyer were third with atime of 1:50.29.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Also third was the 4x400 relay of Boyer, Kalafut, Mishica andLahr (4:19.89).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The distance medley relay won the event and improved theirNCAA II provisional time to 12:30.67.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Members of the relay were Kalafut,Laakso, Mishica and Rediger.
The field events saw the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats, Mishica palce fourth in theevent with a vault of 9-09.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Boyer and Luehmann both placed in the long jump.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Boyer was sixth (16-04.25) and Luehmann was seventh (15-0.75).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kelly Pavlovichwas seventh in the shot put with a throw of 34-10.25.
For complete meet results go to:ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ http://www.carthage.edu/athletics/index.cfm?page=362.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats will have intersquad meet on Saturday, Feb. 12 inthe Superior Dome, before competing at the GLIAC Indoor Track and FieldChampionships at Saginaw Valley State University the weekend of Feb. 25-26.
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