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
Sports Information Director
February 19, 2006