NMU - Four Wildcats Place in Top 10 on GLIAC Championship's First Day
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TIFFIN, OHIO — Four Wildcats placed in the top 10 in individual events at the GLIAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at the Heminger Center.
At the end of the first day, Northern Michigan sits in sixth place with 12 points.
"We had a good start at the GLIAC championships today," head coach Jenny Ryan said. "We had solid performances in many events."
Kameron Burmeister paced the Wildcats with a fifth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run, clocking in at 17:38.62. In the weight throw, Jasmine Williams broke her own school record and increased her NCAA provisional mark, posting a distance of 60-5 to take sixth.
In pentathlon action, Michelle Juergen and Ine Mylle took sixth (3,287) and ninth (3,155) respectively.
Juergen finished first in the shot put (40-4.25) and tied for second in the high jump (5-6.50). Her score was a provisional mark, as was her high jump height. Mylle bested her score from last season's GLIAC indoor championship meet by 83 points.
The Northern Michigan distance relay team of Hannah Lonergan, Danielle Brzezinski, Shayla Huebner and Kieren Becker took seventh with a time of 12:29.66.
Huebner claimed the last qualifying spot for the 400-meter dash finals, posting a time of 58.26.
The Wildcats wrap up their time at the GLIAC indoor championship meet tomorrow. Host Tiffin will offer a live video stream and live results during the event.