Trey Taylor (Fr., Bloomfield, CT) was fifth in the men’s weight throw with a throw of 15.82 meters (51’11”). Teammate Lance Maxwell (So., Racine, WI) placed 14th in the same event (14.35 meters, 47’1”). Justin Victor of Coffeyville Community College (KS) placed first with a toss of 17.53 meters (57’6½”).
Emily Burchett (Fr., Mayview, MO) placed fifth in the women’s weight throw with a 16.12 meter throw (52’10¾”). She was less than three feet off the winning throw from Candicea Bernard of Central Arizona, who posted a 16.93-meter mark (55’6½”).
After placing fifth in the 3000-meter run and not finishing during the 5000-meter run, Anna Buenneke (So., Hazelton, IA) placed fifth in the women’s mile in a time of 5:18.79. She was eight and half seconds off the winning time from Yehaterina Miroshnikova of Barton County Community College (KS) (5:11.29).
In other notable finishes, RJ Harris (So., Des Moines, IA) finished eighth in the men’s 800, and the men’s 4×800-meter relay team placed ninth in 8:03.15. That team consisted of Harris, OJ Ojullu (Fr., Worthington, MN), Andy Corcoran (So., Sumner, IA), and Jonny Worley (Fr., Greene, IA).
NIACC’s women’s 4×800 team rounded out NIACC’s top-10 finishes with a 10th place finish in 10:13.65. That team consisted of Darcy Nelson (Fr., Lake Mills, IA), Buenneke, Ashley Ubbelohde (So., Waterloo, IA), and Edmond.
Hillary Garvey (Fr., Hudson, IA) was 12th in the 600-meter run with a time 1:43.37, while McKenna Wragge (Fr., Hampton, IA) placed 21st in the high jump with a jump of 1.50 meters (4’11”).
In results from last night, Tanesha Edmond (So., St. Elizabeth, Jamaica) placed second in the women’s pentathlon with a score 3333. She was 63 points behind Tiyi Boone of Delhi Community College (NY). Trent Smith (Fr., Charles City, IA) placed fourth in the men’s 5000-meter run in a time of 15:19.81.
As a team, the women placed eighth, while the men finished 21st.
NIACC will take a couple of weeks off before starting the outdoor season. They will start with the Grand View Relays in Des Moines on March 24.