Hamline News

May 14, 2011

Piper women win pair of championships on second day of MIAC meet

Brenna Coyle and Kameron Argiannis had NCAA provisional qualifying marks en route to winning MIAC championships as the Hamline University women's track and field team finished fifth at the conference meet at Gustavus Adolphus.

The Piper women finished in fifth place with 85.5 points. St. Thomas won the meet with 143.5 points.

The top three individual finishers in each event are All-MIAC while places four through six are All-Conference Honorable Mention. The first place relay team is All-MIAC while second through sixth are honorable mention.

Coyle won the hammer throw with an NCAA provisional mark of 52.26 meters (171-5). Robyn Wernberg was fifth with a throw of 46.93 meters (153-11).

On the track, senior Argiannis won the 400-meter hurdles - book-ending her career with the championship after winning it during her first-year campaign. She ran an NCAA provisional, stadium record, and Hamline school record time of 62.71.

Then in the discus throw, Becky Culp was second with a throw of 39.55 meters (129-9) and Wernberg was third with a throw of 38.47 meters (126-2).

In the pole vault, Arlene Behling and Carly Braun each cleared 3.41 meters (11-2 ¼). Behling finished third and Braun was fourth.

On the track, in the 1,500-meter run, Jessica Kociscak was fourth with a time of 4:52.85. Maria Theisen was seventh in 4:54.01.

Hamline’s 400-meter relay team of Alana Profit, Cassie Reinke, Adrianna Acosta, and Christina Walker placed fourth in 50.17.