Press Box


OSHKOSH, Wis. â€Â“ The Northern Michigan University womenâ€Â™s track and field team competed at the UW-Oshkosh Titan Invite onSaturday afternoon.  NMU finished in fourth place in the team race with 59points.  UW-Oshkosh won the invite with 264 points as UW-Stevens Point wassecond (109).


Danielle St. Onge was sixth in the 55-meter dash as shecrossed the finish line in a time of 7.62.  She placed fifth in the triple jumpwith a leap of 34-05.00.  Stephanie Boyer placed fifth in the 200 with a timeof 26.85 and was third in the 400 (1:00.45).  Kaylee Laakso picked up teampoints in the 200 by placing seventh (27.22).  Brooke Rediger placed third inthe mile as she ran a 5:15.61.


Three NMU runners placed in the top four in the 800. Stephanie Ostrenga won the event (2:18.06), Jackie Gross was third (2:20.91)and Stephanie Mishica fourth (2:23.30).  Brittney Coehorn had a fourth-placeshowing in the 5000 with a time of 19:21.66. 


The 4x400 relay of Ostrenga, Gross, Laakso, and Boyer placedsecond in the event behind UW-Oshkoshâ€Â™s team.  The â€Â˜Cats ran a 4:09.12 as thewinning time was 3:58.88.


This Friday and Saturday (Feb. 24-25) the â€Â˜Cats will be atThe University of Findlay for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate AthleticConference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships.   Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ 





Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director