March 07, 2009

Branigan collects second All-MIAC finish

The top three individual performances at the conference meet earn All-MIAC honors while the fourth through sixth place finishers earn honorable mention recognition.

Branigan ran a 10:22.01 to finish third, complimenting her third place finish in the 5000-meter run on the first day of competition.

Katelyn Anderson (So., White Bear Lake, Minn.) added another pair of all-conference honorable mention performances in the field events. She finished fifth in the high jump, clearing a height of 1.58 meters (5-2 1/4). Anderson also finished sixth in the triple jump with a leap of 10.65 meters (34-11 1/4).

Kameron Argiannis (So., Eden Prairie, Minn.) put in the other all-conference honorable mention performance for the Pipers, finishing sixth in the 600-meter dash. She reached the finish in 1:38.67.

The Pipers finished eighth in the 11-team MIAC indoor championship meet with 54 total points. St. Thomas won the team championships with 161 points.