UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚™s indoor track and field team competed at the NCAA IIChallenge which was held at Saginaw Valley State on Friday and Saturday (Feb.3-4).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Wildcats finished in fourth place with 58.50 points as SVSU won theevent with 111 points.Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Danielle St. Onge tied for sixth place in the 60-meter dashwith a time of 8.17.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She followed that performance up with a second-placeshowing in the triple jump (35-02.00).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stephanie Boyer was eighth in the 200(26.95).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Two Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats scored points for the team in the 400 as Boyer was third(59.93) and Stephanie Ostrenga fifth (1:00.38).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brooke Rediger ran a 5:16.79in the mile and finished third in the event.Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Jacalyn Gross (2:20.58) and Stephanie Mishica (2:20.61) werefifth and sixth respectively in the 800.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittney Coehoorn was sixth in the3000 with a time of 10:49.74 as teammate Danielle Stein was eighth (10:58.42).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Leslie Luehmann ran a 9.77 in the 60 hurdles which was good for seventh place.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She also placed eighth in the long jump (15-10.00) and fifth in the triple jump(34-05.75).
The 4x400 relay of Boyer, Mishica, Melissa Schultz andOstrenga ran a 4:08.17 which placed them fourth in the event.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The distancemedley relay of Gross, Jessica Kalafut, Boyer and Rediger were second with atime of 12:33.26, which is a NCAA II provisional cut.
NMU will host the Wildcat Open on Saturday, Feb. 11.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Actionwill begin at 11 a.m.