Wildcats Wrap Up Action At GLIAC Indoor Championships

Wildcats Wrap Up Action At GLIAC Indoor Championships

UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University track & field team completed action at the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Championships Sunday finishing 10th out of 16 teams.

The Wildcats grabbed 19 points over the course of the two-day event.

"We had a great second day at the GLIAC Championships," said NMU head coach Jenny Ryan. "For a small and mostly young team we had some very good results and some performances that are promising for the future. I was very proud of this team today, they competed hard against some of the best in the country."

The highlight of the day was senior Brittni Wirtz' performance in the 60 meter dash. Wirtz finished third overall setting an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and breaking her own school record with a  time of 7.66. Junior Avadon James placed seventh in the same event clocking a 7.78.

Freshman Ine Mylle finished fourth in the triple jump with a distance of 11.22m. Junior Jasmine King finished seventh int he triple jump with a leap of 10.80m.

Sophomore Jasmine Williams post a provisional qualifying mark in the shot put with a throw of 13.28m finishing ninth overall.

Freshman Kameron Burmeister finished 10th in the 3K clocking a time of 10:12.68.

NMU will await their selections to the NCAA Indoor Championships March 13-14 in Birmingham, Ala. before opening outdoor season April 4 at the UW-Oshkosh Open.

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