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Track Places Fifth at Horizon Indoor Meet
Release: Friday 02/26/2017 
by WSU Athletic Media Relations

The Wright State women's track team placed fifth as the Horizon League Indoor Championships concluded Sunday in Youngstown, Ohio.

Senior Alexandra Brown was crowned the champion in the 3000 meter run with a time of 10:05.57.  Fellow senior Jessica Doepker placed third in the 800 meter run with a school record time of 2:14.99.

On Sunday, personal best efforts in 3000 were turned in by Hailey Brumfield (10:24.48), Jessica Swartz (10:43.19), Shelby Nolan (10:43.65), Danielle Beranek (11:02.24), Molly Kearns (10:45.19) and Kristen Sevier (11:21.29).

On the first day, WSU had two second-place finishes--Brumfield in the 5000 meter run (17:26.06) and Maria Heckman in the pole vault (3.77m), both setting school records in the process.  Alexandra Brown was fourth in the 5000 meter run and Gabrielle Markley was fourth in the pentathlon, including winning the shot put, finishing second in the long jump and placing third in the high jump.

Youngstown State took the crown over the weekend, claiming the title with 183 points. Milwaukee finished runner-up with 140 points, followed closely by Oakland with 138. Northern Kentucky finished fourth with 70 points, followed by the Raiders with 53 and the Titans with 36. Valpo took seventh with 23 points, while UIC and Cleveland State finished eighth and ninth.

The outdoor season will start March 18 at the Stan Lyons Invitational in Indianapolis.

 

WSU Day One Results     WSU Day Two Results
5000 Meter Run     Triple Jump
2) Hailey Brumfield, 17:26.06 *     8) Katie Abrahamowicz, 11.15m
4) Alexandra Brown, 17:30.15      
14) Jessica Swartz, 18:25.89     1 Mile Run
      10) Tessa Baker, 5:25.63
Distance Medley Relay      
7) Jessica Doepker, Kiersten Hook,     60 Meter Dash
Victoria Angelopoulos, Aurora Turner,     6) Iman Salhieh, 8.00
12:34.42     8) Cameron Campbell, 8.07
       
Pole Vault     800 Meter Run
2) Maria Heckman, 3.77m *     3) Jessica Doepker, 2:14.99 *
12) Jaquelyn Smith, 2.29m      
      3000 Meter Run
Pentathlon Overall Scores     1) Alexandra Brown, 10:05.57
4) Gabrielle Markley, 3076     11) Aurora Turner, 10:23.07
9) Katie Abrahamowicz, 2787     12) Hailey Brumfield, 10:24.48
      21) Jessica Swartz, 10:43.19
      22) Shelby Nolan, 10:43.65
      23) Molly Kearns, 10:45.19
      28) Tiffany Ward, 11:00.20
      30) Danielle Beranek, 11:02.24
      35) Kristina Steingass, 11:15.72
      37) Kristen Sevier, 11:21.29
       
      4x400 Meter Relay
      7) Sophia Angelopoulos, Victoria Angelopoulos,
Kiersten Hook, Jessica Doepker, 4:02.41

* Indicates new Wright State school record

Final Team Scores  
1) Youngstown State
183
2) Milwaukee
140
3) Oakland
138
4) Northern Kentucky
70
5) Wright State
53
6) Detroit Mercy
36
7) Valparaiso
23
8) UIC
16
9) Cleveland State
4

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