Graybill, Fabry Pace St. Norbert Thinclads at MWC Indoor Meet
From Sports Information Director, March 1, 2008 | Women's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
The Green Knights placed third with 147.5 points. Monmouth won the meet with 202 points, while Carroll placed second with 156 points. St. Norbert was well ahead of fourth-place Grinnell, which had 44 points.
Graybill picked up a most valuable mention in track events, while Fabry was a most valuable honoree in field events.
Graybill won the 200- and 400-meter dashes. Graybill won the 400 with a time of 56.86 seconds, which is a new Midwest Conference record and almost a full four seconds ahead of the runner-up. Her time of 25.88 seconds in the 200 was also a clear-cut winning run. Graybill also finished second in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.59 seconds.
Fabry copped the long jump championship with a leap of 5.48 meters, which is an NCAA Division III provisional qualifying distance. Fabry went on to place second in the triple jump with a jump of 10.63 meters. She was also fifth in the 55-meter hurdles.
Jenny Scherer claimed a first and two thirds at the meet, winning the 5,000-meter run with a time of 17:47.90 seconds. Scherer placed third in the 1-mile run with a time of 5:21.76 and also in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10:36.92.
Emily Sommers added St. Norbert's other top-three showing with a time of 2:25.61 seconds for a third-place performance in the 800-meter run.
St. Norbert claimed a championship in the 4x200-meter relay, winning in a time of 1:45.80 - with Marisa Trakanovich, Fabry, Graybill and Katie Meyer on the squad. The Green Knights also won the 4x400 relay with a time of 4:03.68, a NCAA Division III provisional qualifying time, with Trakanovich, Sommers, Graybill and Meyer. St. Norbert added second-place showings in the 1,600 sprint medley (Trakanovich, Meyer, Sommers, Graybill - 4:17.94) and distance medley (Jenna Kick, Nicole Swanson, Meg Gross, Scherer - 13:06.51).