Albion Women - Britons challenge for MIAA indoor track & field championship
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ANGOLA, Ind. – Layla Wilks achieved gold medals in the 60- and 200-meter sprints, Cassie Vince achieved a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association record in winning the 5,000 meters and Nia Thomas soared to gold in the long jump as Albion College finished third in the MIAA Indoor Track & Field Championship.
The team standings were crowded, however, with the Britons (128 ½) points finishing just three points behind champion Hope College.
Vince completed the 5,000 meters 17:09.54, a time that places her 10th on the Division III list according to the Track & Field Results Reporting System. She also earned silver in the 3,000 meters.
Allison Snyder joined Vince in the medal haul in the 5,000, winning bronze.
Ericka Coleman joined Wilks in the medal haul in the 60, winning bronze, and Chalara Sutton gained bronze in the 200.
Jessica Johnson achieved a personal record in winning silver in the shot put.
Kimberly Barber won silver in both the long and triple jumps.
Hannah Almhiemid won bronze in the 60-meter hurdles.