February 25, 2011

Pipers break four school records at the Macalester on Friday

Christina Walker (So. Katy, Texas.) sprinted to a new indoor record in the 55-meter dash, running a time of 7.48. This time bettered the previous record of 7.49 set in 2006.

Walker also bettered her own record in the 200-meter dash, which she set one year previously at this meet. Her time of 26.50 improved her old mark by four-tenths of a second.

The 800 meter relay team of Hope Hertz (Fy. Elk River, Minn.), Keelie Sorenson (Fy. Brooklyn Park, Minn.), Kameron Argiannis (Sr. Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Walker finished with a time 1:46.26 improving the old school record set in 2009.

Arlene Behling (Sr. Plymouth, Minn.) broke the school record in the pole vault set in 2009. Her vault of 10-10 passed the record by one inch and placed her first at the meet.

Argiannis placed second in the 55-meter hurdles with her time of 8.89.

Jessica Kociscak (Sr. Anoka, Minn.) ran to a second place finish the 1000 meter run, finishing in 3:02.38. Sara Holland (Sr. Dousman, Wis.) was fourth with 3:04.13 and Maria Theisen (Fy. Minneapolis, Minn.) finished sixth running 3:13.08.

Kaitlyn Frenchick (Jr. Paynesville, Minn.) ran to a third place finish in the 600 meter run, finishing in 1:38.70.

The Pipers are next in action Thursday, March 3 - Saturday, March 6 at the MIAC Indoor Conference Championships hosted by St. Thomas University.