Albion Women - Britons Score In Multiple Events
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ALMA, Mich. – Coach Lance Coleman said Albion College scored well in events ranging from the 100 meters to the 1,500 and in all of the jumping and throwing events as the Britons finished second to Central Michigan University in a track & field meet hosted by Alma College.
Central Michigan rolled up 199 points, followed by Albion with 171.
On the track the mid -distance runners were led by Alicia Medrano who placed first in 4x400, third in the 800 meters and eighth in 1500. Sprinters Emilee Kinney, Nia Thomas and Tyra Thomas-Spratley were joined by Maicey Peterson in the 4x100 relay, achieving a school record (49.71). The sprinters secured seven places in the 100 and 200 events.
The long sprinters were led by Alyssa Barnett who set a personal record in the 400, placing fourth, and running on the 4x400 relay. Emily Kinser also ran a personal record in the 400, placing fifth and joining the 4x400 relay.
The hurdlers were led by Angela Morrison and Peterson who went second and third in the 100, while Katherine Hirzel won the 400.
Peterson and Nia Thomas led the jumps. Peterson won the pole vault and Marissa Decamp placed third. In the horizontal jumps Thomas placed second in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump with a personal record. Morrison continues to jump well in the high jump, placing third.
The women hammer throwers saw personal records by McKenna Donahue, Abby Vogelewede, and Lynette Gumbleton. Gumbleton also had a great start to her Javelin career. Jessica Johnson and Ikpemesi Ogundare threw the shot put well. Voglewede continued her consistent and good ways in the discus.
Albion's distance crew competed in a meet hosted by Washington University in Saint Louis, Mo., on Friday. Jessica Shaw improved the school record in the 5,000 meters with a personal record time of 17:19.87. Allison Snyder added a personal best performance of 18:13.92 in the 5K.
Albion's athletes will travel to Delaware, Ohio, next weekend for the Marv Frye Invitational.