Hillsdale - Women's Track Team Competes in Allendale, Atlanta
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The 2016 outdoor track is in the home stretch, and the nationally ranked Hillsdale College women's team deployed its athletes near and far over the weekend to get primed for the signature events on the calendar.
Many athletes made the trip to Atlanta to compete in the Georgia Tech Invitational, running against some high level Division I competition. Others stayed inside the state, running at the Al Owens Invitational hosted by Grand Valley State University.
Running the 3000 meter steeplechase for just the second time in her career, Allysen Eads won the event in Atlanta, recording a time of 10:53. Sophomore teammate Amanda Reagle took third in the steeplechase.
Senior Emily Oren, running outside the state of Michigan for the last time outside of NCAA competition, took second in a competitive 1500 meter run event, with a time of 4:21.69. Teammates Kristina Galat (fifth) and Hannah McIntyre (ninth) weren't far behind, as the All-American distance runners proved themselves worthy of any and all competition.
Hammer throw partners Dana Newell and Rachael Tolsma took second and fourth respectively, with Newell's toss measuring 55.32 meters.
The 4x400 relay team of Corinne Zehner, Victoria Wichman, Alison Duber and Sarah Benson came close to the school record, taking sixth with a time of 3:47.13. Zehner also ran in both hurdle events, recording a time of 14.36 in the 100 hurdles.
Many other Chargers ran at this weekend's Al Owens Invitational, hosted by Grand Valley State University. A link to those results can be found at the top of this release.
UP NEXT: Hillsdale College will host the 50th Annual Hillsdale College Gina Relays April 28-30.