News - Women's track and field cruises to SLIAC Invitational title

Women's track and field cruises to SLIAC Invitational title

Women's track and field cruises to SLIAC Invitational title


GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The women's track and field team made the SLIAC invitional a runaway contest as they took first place for the second straight meet with 13 event titles.

Alex Gregory provided a victory in the 100 meter dash with a completed race of 12.65 seconds.

Chelsea Gilles picked up a handful of wins.  Her time of 24.97 in the 200 was the best, and she posted a 56.95 second time in the 400.

Brooke Goodyear was the 1500 meter run champion with a race of 4:58.

Lia Kruse gave the Lady Panthers the 5,000 meter championship with a final of 19:57.

Molly Works grabbed the win in the 3,000 meter steeplechase as she completed the race in 12:15.89.

Both relays came away with wins.  Gilles, Gregory, Josie Muniania, and Jalisa Casey finished the 4x100 relay in 48.98 seconds.  Sydney Porter, Jayla Fowler, Casey, and Gilles posted a time of 4:07.64 in the 4x400 meter relay.

Sierah Ruffner was the victor in the high jump with a mark of 1.57 meters.

Rachel Hanna cleared 3.04 meters in the pole vault in her win.

Pealer provided a distance of 5.13 meters in the long jump, and Michaela Harris produced a finish of 10.43 meters in the triple jump.

Marideth Tate added to a solid sophomore campaign with a throw of 39.35 meters in the hammer throw.

The Lady Panthers will send qualifying members of the team to the NCCAA championships next weekend.

This story was published on May 07, 2016

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