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Track & Field teams tune up for IIAC Championships at Iowa

Track & Field teams tune up for IIAC Championships at Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Bayley Fleshner took fourth in the 60-meter hurdles, Leif Jeppson took fourth in the 800 meters and the Simpson track and field teams tuned up for next week's Iowa Conference Championships at the Iowa Invitational on Friday night. No team scores were kept.

Competing against predominately Division I competition, Simpson registered 11, top-eight finishes and a handful of season bests before competing for a conference championship next week. The IIAC Indoor Championships begin Friday, Feb. 28 in Decorah.

Fleshner ran a 9.23 in the 60-meter hurdles, just shy of her season-best of 9.21. She also took seventh in the long jump (16-feet, 1 1/2 inches).

Jeppson clocked in at 1:58.11 in the 800, a season-best effort for the senior.

Women's Highlights

Men's Highlights

  • Isaac Frazier placed 6th in both the 60 hurdles (9.15) and triple jump (40-5), both season bests
  • Anthony Burton placed 8th in the 600 meters (1:26.76)
  • Miles Kirts placed 12th in the Mile (4:35.01), the top non-Division I finisher