Six Wins highlight Wildcats Track and Field’s outdoor opener
MILLIKIN, Ill. (WLUC) - The Northern Michigan University Track & Field team took part in the Big Blue Alumni Invitational, hosted by Millikin University, and came away with six individual wins.
The Wildcats started the meet with a win in the 3,000 meter steeplechase. Ellise Longley crossed the line at 11:42.70 to earn the win.
Nina Augsten earned a third-place finish for the Wildcats in the 100 meter hurdles. The junior posted a time of 15.60.
Junior Alarie and freshman de Mingo Domenech claimed second and third in 100 meters. Alarie finished in 12.53 while de Mingo Domenech crossed the finish line in 12.57.
GOING THE DISTANCE
WIN AS A TEAM
FIELD EVENT VICTORY
Sophomore Ninti Little earned second in the long jump for the Wildcats. She lept to a mark of 5.38.
More field event success for NMU came in the triple jump. Freshman Selena Johnson won the event with a mark of 11.56 meters.
The Wildcats return to action next weekend at the Hillsdale Invitational, hosted by Hillsdale College. The meet takes place Saturday, April 10 in Hillsdale, Mich.
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