NMU - Mylle Provisionally Qualifies At Lake Superior Challenge
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DULUTH, Minn. -- The Northern Michigan University track and field team continued its indoor season at the Lake Superior Challenge Saturday.
The highlight of the event was highlighted by freshman Ine Mylle provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the triple jump with a distance of 11.52m. Mylle also won the long jump with a leap of 5.05m.
Senior Jasmine King took third in the event with a distance of 4.87. KIng also picked up a win in the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 9.24.
"We had some standout performances today," said NMU head coach Jenny Ryan. "We are at the point in the season where all the hard work is starting to sow in all the improved performances. The team is rounding into form for the upcoming GLIAC Championships in three weeks."
Senior Larissa Halonen and freshman Kameron Burmeister took first and second places, respectively in the mile run. Halonen clocked a 5:11.74 while Burmeister corseted at 5:13.92.
Junior Danielle Brzezinski picked up a win in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:01.59.
Senior Brittni Wirtz won the 60 meter dash with a time of 7.84. Sophomore Avadon James was third in the 60 meter dash with a time of 8.02. James also picked up a third place finish in the 200 with a time of 26.67.
Freshman Clara Churchill took third place in the 800 with a time of 2:30.20.
The Wildcats return to action Feb. 13-14 at the GVSU Big Meet.