May 28, 2011
2011 Season - 1600 relay takes 10th
|Hannah Hottle anchored the 1600 relay team to a 10th place finish at the NCAA Division III national track & field championships in Delaware, Ohio.|
Augustana’s 1600 meter relay team placed 10th at the NCAA Division III national track & field championship, which was held on May 26-28 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. The Vikings’ unit of senior Brittney Bennett (Annawan HS, Annawan, Ill.), senior Amy Walsh (Cary-Grove HS, Cary, Ill.), freshman Kierra Smith (Creston HS, Creston, Ill.) and senior Hannah Hottle (Monmouth-Roseville HS, Monmouth, Ill.) ran 3:52.67 in the preliminary heats and finished in 10th place.
Hottle was also 21st in the open 800 with a time of 2:16.78 and senior Ella Mathieson (Lyons Township HS, LaGrange, Ill.) took 11th in the long jump with a leap of 17’ 10 ¾”. Bennett finished 16th in the 400 with a time of :57.41.