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Simpson races at Darren Young Indoor Invite

Simpson races at Darren Young Indoor Invite

GRINNELL, Iowa -- The Simpson women's track and field team competed in the Darren Young Indoor Invitational at Grinnell College on Saturday.

Jamie Glanz earned the best mark for the Storm at the meet. Glanz soared 1.49 meters in the high jump for fifth place. Kamryn Juni ended in 10th with a jump of 1.44 meters.

The 3,000-meter race was one of the highlights for Simpson on the track. Katie Murano crossed in 11:32.46 for seventh and Ashlee Litterer finished right behind in eighth place.

Kia Noibi ran to a seventh-place mark in the 60-meter hurdles. Emily Buchheit ended the mile in 11th for the Storm. Mary Wood and Abby Loecke finished in 13th and 14th, respectively, in the 800 meters.

Simpson competes at the Dubuque Invitational this coming Friday.

Meet Report
60 — 13. MacKenzie James, 8.33 | Corinne Thomas, 9.23
200 — 23. MacKenzie James, 28.22 | 34. Sarah Nolting, 29.39
400 — 30. Jamie Glanz, 1:08.54
800 — 13. Mary Wood, 2:32.48 | 14. Abby Loeke, 2:32.53
Mile — 11. Emily Buchheit, 5:43.90 | 17. Caitlyn Lucht, 5:56.90
3000 — 7. Katie Murano, 11:32.46 | 8. Ashlee Litterer, 11:32.79
5000 — 14. Kaylee Willadsen, 20:46.01
4x200 relay — 5. MacKenzie James, Katelyn Mangold, Luci Swarthout, Jaycie Owens, 1:56.11
4x400 relay — 6. Katelyn Mangold, Audrey Klein, Cat Lucht, Abby Loeke, 4:18.97
60 hurdles — 7. Kia Noibi, 9.87 | 19. Delefine Niyigena, 10.48
High Jump — 5. Jamie Glanz, 1.49m | 10. Kamryn Juni, 1.44m
Pole Vault — 15. Sarah Sandage, 2.16m
Long jump — 17. Kia Noibi, 4.59m | 18. Delefine Niyigena, 4.55m
Shot put — 24.Madison Anderson, 7.71m
Weight throw — 22. Alex Niemier, 10.99m | 25. Madison Anderson, 9.02m