DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Emily Buchheit won the 1500 meters to lead the Simpson women's track and field team at the outdoor season opening Loras Midweek on Wednesday at the Rock Bowl.
The Storm placed fourth of six teams with 67 points.
• Just a freshman, Buchheit won her first collegiate 1500-meter race by breaking the tape in 5:06.21. The win is the first by a Storm runner in the 1500 in nearly a year, the last coming from Sadie Timms on April 22, 2017.
1500 meters — Emily Buchheit, 5:06.21
Top 3 finishers per event
7. Ashlee Litterer, 20:38.62
2. Kamryn Juni, 4-09.00
2. Audrey LoVan, 9-06.25
7. Katelyn Mangold, 15-02.25
7. Madison Anderson, 25-09.50
10. Madison Anderson, 69-03
4. Katelyn Mangold, 78-11
The Storm are off until the Cornell Invitational on Saturday, April 7 in Mt. Vernon.