Hamline News

May 08, 2009

Robohm jumps to all-conference status on opening day of championships

Robohm cleared 1.52 meters (4-11 3/4). The top three finishers in each event are declared All-MIAC while finishers four through six earn honorable mention status.

Several events held preliminary heats on Friday with numerous Pipers qualifying for Saturday's finals.

Hamline's 400-meter relay team of Marreya Bailey, Jenni Burns (Jr., LeSueur, Minn.), Kameron Argiannis (So., Eden Prairie, Minn.) and Nicole Brohmer (Sr., La Crosse, Minn.) sprinted into Saturday's finals with a time of 50.92. They finished second in their heat.

Argiannis then went on to the 400-meter hurdles, where she is the defending MIAC champion. She won her heat by nearly a second with a finish of 66.37 and will defend her title at 4:10 p.m.

Jessica Kociscak (So., Anoka, Minn.) ran a 4:56.99 and finished in the top four in her heat of the 1500-meter run. The finals of the 1500-meter race will be run on Saturday at 2:55 p.m.

In the 100-meter dash, Brohmer posted a time of 12.77 en route to a third place finish in her heat. Her finals will be contested at 3:40 p.m.

After the first day of competition, the Pipers are tied for seventh with 13 points. Gustavus is in the lead with 83 points and St. Thomas has 43 points for second.

The championships will resume Saturday, May 9. Field events begin at 1:00 p.m. and track events at 2:00 p.m. A complete schedule may be found by clicking here.