February 5, 2006

Wildcats Finish In Fourth Place At Ncaa Ii Challenge

 

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. â€Â“ The Northern Michigan University womenâ€Â™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).  The Wildcats finished in fourth place with 58.50 points as SVSU won theevent with 111 points. 

 

Danielle St. Onge tied for sixth place in the 60-meter dashwith a time of 8.17.  She followed that performance up with a second-placeshowing in the triple jump (35-02.00).  Stephanie Boyer was eighth in the 200(26.95).  Two â€Â˜Cats scored points for the team in the 400 as Boyer was third(59.93) and Stephanie Ostrenga fifth (1:00.38).  Brooke Rediger ran a 5:16.79in the mile and finished third in the event. 

 

Jacalyn Gross (2:20.58) and Stephanie Mishica (2:20.61) werefifth and sixth respectively in the 800.  Brittney Coehoorn was sixth in the3000 with a time of 10:49.74 as teammate Danielle Stein was eighth (10:58.42). Leslie Luehmann ran a 9.77 in the 60 hurdles which was good for seventh place. 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.  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.  Actionwill begin at 11 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director
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