Hillsdale - Charger Women Pick Up More NCAA Provo Marks at Border Battle
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There couldn't have been a better weather day for the Hillsdale College women's track team to make its outdoor home debut over the weekend.
Running in sunny weather with temperatures in the upper 70s, the Chargers racked up four NCAA provisional marks at the Border Battle Friday and Saturday, held at the Ken Herrick Track on the campus of Hillsdale College.
The Chargers, ranked 19th in the nation, earned 11 first-place finishes in a meet that also involved Tiffin University, St. Joseph's College and Michigan Tech University.
Junior Ashlee Moran picked up two first places, winning the 100 meter dash with a provo time of 11.97 seconds. She also ran anchor on the winning 4x100 meter dash team. Moran, Fiona Shea, Victoria Wichman and Elise Farley combined to run a 47.88 in the relay.
Wichman also won an individual race, taking first in the 200 with a time of 24.25 seconds, also good for NCAA provisional status.
Sophomore Allysen Eads won the 1500 meter run with a 4:36.77, winning in her home outdoor debut of the season. Another distance runner, Andrea Bodary, took first in the 5000 meter run with a time of 18:55.52.
Amanda Reagle earned the team's third distance win of the day, taking first in the 800 with a time of 2:20.36. Olivia Lewellyn took first in the challenging 400 meter hurdles, with a time of 1:07.63.
The field events also yielded more first places for Hillsdale. Kristin Freeman won the high jump by clearing 1.55 meters. Chloe Ohlgren was the top triple jumper on the day, with a mark of 11.15 meters.
Rachael Tolsma rounded out the team's victors on the day, taking first in the hammer throw with a 47.4 meter mark.