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Wildcats Set Two Records At Hillsdale Invitational

Wildcats Set Two Records At Hillsdale Invitational

HILLSDALE, Mich. --The Northern Michigan University track & field team saw two school records fall and four NCAA provisional qualifying marks set Saturday at the Hillsdale Invitational.

NMU senior Brittni Wirtz set a new school record and provisionally qualified in the 100 meter dash with a winning time of 11.89 in the event. Junior Avadon James was second in the event with a time of 11.99 which was also a provisional qualifying mark.

NMU freshman Kameron Burmeister set a NMU record in the 5K clocking a time of 17:41.89 which was good enough for second in the event.

James went on to win the 200 meter dash clocking a time of 24.93.

Wildcat sophomore Samanthia Johnson improved her provisional qualifying mark in the discus throw with a  47.05-meter throw, which was good enough for second place in the event. Sophomore Jasmine Williams also set a provisional qualifying mark by finishing third in the discus with a distance of 47.74m.

Sophomore Shannon Flynn and freshman Kate Thayer took second and third places, respectively, in the 3K steeplechase. Flynn clocked a 11:45.07 while Thayer finished in 11:51.42.

"We had a great meet today," said NMU head coach Jenny Ryan. "The team performed well against some very good compeition. We had some highlights with top level marks and great efforts all around."

NMU returns to outdoor action at the Al Owens Classic April 17-18 at Grand Valley State.