Calvin Women's Distance Runners Come Up With Big Times at GVSU Big Meet
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ALLENDALE - A group of Calvin distance runners had standout performances Friday at the Grand Valley State Big Meet.
Junior McKenzie Diemer (Caledonia/South Christian HS) had a career-best time of 5:03.03 that places her inside the top 10 on the (NCAA III) national indoor qualifying list. Senior Sarah Danner (Watkins Glen, NY/Charles Dickerson HS) also had a career-best indoor performance in the 5,000 meters, clocking in with a time of 17:36.65 that places her 11th on the NCAA III indoor list.
Senior Kimby Penning (Grand Rapids/Grand Rapids Christian HS) added a 5K time of 18:17.39 with sophomore Hope Gaffner (Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS) recording a career-best time of 18:40.23 and freshman Kate McLain (Kalamazoo/Kalamazoo Christian HS) clocking a career-best indoor time of 18:54.50.
Action continues for the Calvin track and field team on Saturday as the Knights host the Calvin Knight Relays.