Relay Team Shines as Foursome Qualifies for NCAA Indoor Nationals
From Sports Information Director, February 7, 2009 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
STEVENS POINT - St. Norbert College's 4x400-meter relay team provisionally qualified for the NCAA Division III Indoor National Meet to highlight St. Norbert's showing at the UW-Stevens Point Invitational.
The Green Knights scored 35 points to place fifth out of 13 teams. NCAA Division II Minnesota-Duluth won the event with 154.5 points, while UW-Eau Claire was second with 129.5 points.
Marisa Trakanovich, Katie Meyer, Ashley Graybill and Emily Schudrowitz smashed the school record in the 4x400, posting an event-winning time of 3:56.94 - just over a half-second faster than runner-up Duluth.
Jenny Scherer eclipsed her own school record in the 1 mile run with a time of 5:09.06, which placed fifth.
Graybill finished second in the 400-meter dash, running a time of 58.52 seconds. Trakanovich finished fifth in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.05 seconds.
St. Norbert also placed in two other relays. The Green Knights were fourth in the distance medley with a time of 14:07.22, and finished fifth in the 4x200 with a time of 1:53.00.