Stephanie Ostrenga Wins 800 At Uw-oshkosh Invite
OSHKOSH, Wis. Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University womenÃƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚™s track and field team competed at the UW-Oshkosh Titan Invite onSaturday afternoon.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU finished in fourth place in the team race with 59points.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ 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.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ She placed fifth in the triple jumpwith a leap of 34-05.00.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stephanie Boyer placed fifth in the 200 with a timeof 26.85 and was third in the 400 (1:00.45).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Kaylee Laakso picked up teampoints in the 200 by placing seventh (27.22).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brooke Rediger placed third inthe mile as she ran a 5:15.61.
Three NMU runners placed in the top four in the 800.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Stephanie Ostrenga won the event (2:18.06), Jackie Gross was third (2:20.91)and Stephanie Mishica fourth (2:23.30).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Brittney Coehorn had a fourth-placeshowing in the 5000 with a time of 19:21.66.Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The 4x400 relay of Ostrenga, Gross, Laakso, and Boyer placedsecond in the event behind UW-OshkoshÃƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚™s team.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats ran a 4:09.12 as thewinning time was 3:58.88.
This Friday and Saturday (Feb. 24-25) the Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats will be atThe University of Findlay for the Great Lakes Intercollegiate AthleticConference (GLIAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚