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Women's Track Competes At Drake Relays
Posted: Friday, April 28, 2006
DES MOINES, IA - A number of relay teams and an individual competed for the UW-Eau Claire women's track team today at the grand Drake Relays with some fine results.
Stephanie Barnes (Jr.-Sauk City/Sauk Prairie), the only individual competing for Eau Claire at the Drake Relays, placed 17th on a leap 3.50 meters (11?53/4") in the pole vault.
In the 4x400-meter relay, Liz Kooistra (Fr.-Lakeville, MN), Liz Faller (Jr.-Marinette), Laura Broner (Fr.-Madison/Memorial), and Shalene Huth (Jr.-Appleton/West) clocked in at 3:55.15, but failed to make the finals. They placed 10th.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Kjersten Holt (So.-Long Prairie, MN/LP Grey Eagle), Kelly Sprague (Jr.-Mankato, MN/East), Huth, and Erin Kokta (Sr.-Brookfield/East) did not qualify for finals today after running a 49.58 race and finishing 16th.
Sprague, Kokta, Anna Sutherland (Fr.-Roseville, MN), and Holt competed in the 4x200-meter relay, but were disqualified.
The next event in store for the team is the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Outdoor Championships next Friday and Saturday in Oshkosh.
- PH -