Sioux Center, IA - Head Coach Ryan Mahoney knew that this women's team could certainly score well at the Great Plains Athletic Conference Track Meet and the women did just that scoring a school record 138.5 points and finished second behind Doane on Saturday.
Shantinique Cunningham (SO/Glendale, AZ) had herself a day bringing home three championships in the long jump, 55m dash and the triple jump. She won the long jump with a leap of 5.68m. She won the 55m dash with a time of 7.19 seconds and won the triple jump with a leap of 11.71m.
Lucas Keifer is the GPAC champion in the 5000m run! 15:34.34. Keifer finished 5th in the men's 3000m dash with an All-Conference performance of 8:59.97.
Sara Olsen (JR/Blair, NE), GPAC Conference champion in the women's weight throw with a throw of 18.54m. Also all-conference Kelbie Lyon 3rd (17.63) Teeka Thompson 5th (17.01m), and Nicole Ramaekers (JR/Norfolk, NE) 6th (16.97m). Both All-Conference as well.
Caitlyn Cotton (FR/Omaha, NE) is the GPAC Champion in the 200m dash! She ran 25.75. Cunningham was also All-Conference finishing 7th - 26.19. Cotton also All-Conference in the 55m dash with a 7th place finish at 7.47.
Savanna Rosenbaum (SO/Sidney, NE) is the GPAC champion in the women's high jump! She cleared 1.70m (5' 7")
In the men's weight throw Alex Wellington finishes 2nd (20.27m) and Grant Wickham is 3rd (19.46m). Both All-Conference!
Three All Conference performances in women's shot! 3rd-Kelbie Lyon (SO/Doniphan, NE) (14.11m); 4th-Teeka Thompson (SR/Columbia Heights, MN) (13.93m); 5th-Eboni Nash (SO/Eads, CO) (13.74m)
In the women's pole vault Courtney Bailey (FR/Westerville, NE) ties for 3rd place with a vault of 3.33m (10' 11"). Another All-Conference performance.
Antonio Duncan finished 3rd in the men's 200m dash with an All-Conference performance of 22.72.
In the Pentathlon, April Faimon (SR/Lawrence, NE) finished 2nd scoring 3069 points and Blair Hofstetter (SO/Daykin, NE) finishes 7th scoring 2830 points. Both All-Conference!
In the women's 5k Janelle Bethea (JR/Peoria, AZ) (3rd-18:51.88), Sam Crossett (FR/Cocolalla, ID) (5th-19:06.93), and Maddy Smith (JR/Littleton, CO) (8th-19:37.49) all earn All-Conference Honors
The HC women's 4x400 relays finished 5th with a time of 4:05.53. P. Fiala, A. Johnson, C. Cotton, O. Berks.
In the women's 4x800 relay the HC women finish 6th and pick up team points. C. Lee, B. Hofstetter, N. Mundy, M. Mudloff
In the men's pole vault Ty Johnson earns All-Conference honors finishing 6th with a vault of 4.40m (14' 5.25"). Also in the men's PV Travis Kleeb is also All-Conference. He finished tied for 8th with a vault of 4.25m (13' 11.25")
Heidi Hennings (SO/Sprague, WA) finishes 6th in the women's mile with a 5:22.07. Another All-Conference performance.
Heidi Hennings and Janelle Bethea both All-Conference in the 3000m run. Heidi finished 5th (10:50.81) and Janelle finished 7th (10:52.31)
Rae Markle (FR/Hastings, NE) also earns All-Conference in the long jump (7th-5.17m)
Paxton Fiala (SR/Ainsworth, NE) earns All-Conference honors with a 7th place finish in the women's 400m dash in 1:01.49.
In the men's 4x800 relay the HC men's team of all freshman finish 7th place to score team points. Kohmetscher, Alber, Bergmann, Parthemer