Jennie Lahr Wins Mile At GLIAC Championships
UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s track and field team behind Jennie LahrÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s first placeshowing in the mile finished in sixth place out of the nine GLIAC teams with 34points at the 2005 GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Grand Valley State University won the championship with 188 points. ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œWe took a big stepforward,ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Tom Barnes said.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚œWe just have to keep it going that way.ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Lahr ran a 4:47.05 which set a new field house and meetrecord to go along with a NCAA II automatic qualifying time.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The NCAA II MenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™sand WomenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s Indoor Track and Field Championships will be held in Boston, Mass. from March 11-12.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Her time is also the fastest time in the country as oftoday.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brooke Rediger was seventh in the mile with a time of 5:03.64.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Lahrthen came back and placed third in the 800-meter with a time of 2:15.63.
Kara Farquhar placed eighth in the 5000, late Friday night,with a clocking of 18:44.92.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats 4x400 relay of Kaylee Laakso, StephanieBoyer, Amanda Mishica and Lahr placed seventh in the event (4:03.68).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The field events saw the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats score points in the triplejump as Danielle St. Onge was fifth (34-11.00) and teammate Leslie Luehmann wassixth (34-06.25).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚