Results Recap
Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Sat, Jan. 28, 2017 - posted by Cameron Andry
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Results

ALLENDALE, Mich. – With a full squad competing for the first time during the indoor season the Taylor women's track and field team got off to a quick start at the Grand Valley State Mike Lints Open on Saturday.

 

Sophomore Plenseh-Tay Sakeuh turned in an impressive performance with a fourth place finish in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.99. Sakeuh finished second and hit the NAIA "B" standard for Indoor National Championship qualification in the long jump with a mark of 5.46 meters.

 

Sophomore Rachel Blagg opened her indoor season with a strong performance in the 800-meters, finishing 19th with a time of 2:20.36, less than a second off the Taylor record for the event. Freshman Naomi Noyes was close behind, finishing 22nd with a time of 2:22.03.

 

Freshmen Taylor Bluemel and Maddie Weeden were both impressive in the mile with Bluemel taking 22nd place with a time of 5:37.16 and Weeden posting a personal best time of 5:41.14 to take 25th place.

 

Sophomore Amanda Dibley and freshman Megan Harrison clocked solid times in the 3,000-meters with Dibley posting a mark of 11:30.14 and Harrison setting a new personal record with a time of 12:12.47.

 

Brianna Jordahl and Megan Bean each added new personal records in the weight throw. Bean finished 16th with a mark of 14.53 meters while Jordahl finished in 25th place at 13.98 meters.

 

Sophomore Miriam Wood added an 11th place finish in the triple jump with a mark of 10.03 meters while senior Abigail Phillips leap of 4.99 meters was good enough for 12th place in the long jump.

 

Taylor tallied a total of 13 points to finish in 12th place out of 20 total scoring teams. The Trojans return to action next Saturday at the Indiana Wesleyan Midwest Classic.

 
 
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