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Women’s Track Finishes First Day Of MVC Meet

Courtesy: Drake Athletics
         
Release: February 25, 2012
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Saturday,  Feb. 25, 2012


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Drake women’s track and field squad enjoyed a successful first day of the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, Feb. 25.

 

Junior Marissa Smith (Ajax, Ontario) had the fifth-fastest qualifying time in the 60-meter hurdles (8.70) to move on to the finals on Sunday. 

 

Senior Kirsten Lake (Parker, Colo.) also advanced to the 800-meter finals, clocking in at 2:15.58.

 

The Bulldog distance medley squad of freshman Melissa Parks (Norfolk, Neb.), junior Sarah Yeager (Ottumwa, Iowa), sophomore Celia Venezia (Labadie, Mo.) and freshman Mariel Fulton (Louisville, Colo.) claimed sixth place, finishing in 12:22.83.

 

Junior Briana Isom-Brummer (St. Louis, Mo.) snared sixth in the pentathlon with 3,527 points.

 

Action on the final day of the indoor championship is set for 9:30 a.m. at the UNI Dome. 

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