DULUTH, Minn. – The Northern Michigan University indoor track and field team competed at the Lake Superior Challenge Saturday (Feb. 8) in Duluth, Minn.
Junior Christina Toogood won the 800 meter run, breaking a school record and provisionally qualifying for the NCAA Championship with a time of 2:13.64.
Senior Cheyenne Stewart added a first place finish in the long jump with a jump of 5.42 meters. Stewart also won the triple jump with a personal best of 11.78. Junior Brittni Wirtz won the 60-meter run with a time of 7.79 seconds. Wirtz also finished second in the 200 with a time of 26.23.
Junior Larissa Halonen was fourth in the one mile (5:22.63), while sophomore Jaylee Brown finished sixth (5:31.93). Senior Sydney Schultz was third in the 400 finishing in 1:04.44. Freshman Avadon James finished third in the 60 meter run (8.07) and fourth in the 200 (26.79).
The Wildcats compete in their final indoor meet before the GLIAC Championships next weekend (Feb. 14-15) at the Grand Valley State Big Meet.