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February 26, 2010

2009-2010 Season - Distance medley takes second in CCIW

After one day of competition at the 2010 College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Indoor Track & Field Championships, Augustana is in fifth place with 16 points. North Central is leading the field with 79.50 while Illinois Wesleyan is in second with 55 and Carthage is third with 44. Millikin (17), Augustana (16), Elmhurst (8), Wheaton (7.5) and North Park (6) round out the field.

The Vikings got a second place performance in the distance medley to highlight the day. The team of junior Hannah Hottle (Monmouth-Roseville HS, Monmouth, Ill.), junior Amy Walsh (Cary-Grove HS, Cary, Ill.), freshman Sarabeth Jones (Warren Township HS, Wadsworth, Ill.) and freshman Annie Heifner (Oregon HS, Oregon, Wis.) turned in a time of 12:36.90.

Senior Caitlin Quinn (Metamora HS, Metamora, Ill.) had the top individual finish with a fourth place in the pole vault when she cleared 10’ 2”. Senior Libby Geison (Bloomington HS, Bloomington, Ill.) was sixth, also clearing 10’ 2”.