March 13, 2005

Jennie Lahr Is Third At Nationals


 

BOSTON, Mass. â€Â“ Jennie Lahr placedthird in the mile at the 2005 NCAA II Menâ€Â™s and Womenâ€Â™s Indoor Track and FieldNational Championships.  She ran a 4:52.94, which was a bit slower than hernationâ€Â™s best time of 4:47.05 which she set a couple of weeks ago at the GLIACIndoor Track and Field Championships.  Olha Kryvâ€Â™yak from Abilene Christian wonthe event with a time of 4:49.96 and Heather Beresford from Colorado School ofMines was second (4:50.60).  The third place showing by Lahr earned herAll-America honors. 

 

With Lahrâ€Â™s six points NMU finished in a tie for 24thplace at the event with Cal State Stanislaus. Ã‚  St. Augustineâ€Â™s won the womenâ€Â™stitle with 53 points.

 



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Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director
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