Iowa Track Competes At Minnesota

Jan. 21, 2006

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — The Hawkeyes competed today in the Jack Johnson Classic at the University of Minnesota. Manitoba, Marquette, Minnesota St.-Mankato, North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Wyoming also competed in the co-ed track meet.

Three women took first in their respective events. Sophomore Meghan Armstrong took first place in the mile with a personal best time of 4:48.14. Newcomer Krista Anderson was tops in the 3,000 meters with a collegiate best time of 9:37.87 and junior Tiffany Johnson won the hurdles in 8.46.

Along with several top place finishes, 12 Hawkeyes set personal bests in the meet in both field and running events. Kineke Alexander, Anderson, Armstrong, Billhardt, Amanda Chandler, Jennie Docherty, Molly Esche, Rachel Hawks, Aditya Jones, Jordan Laney, Racheal Marchand and Jessica Schmidt all set new marks.

The women’s team will compete January 27-28 in the Panther Classic in Cedar Falls, IA.

60 Meters1. Kadian Douglas (Minnesota) 7.582. Peaches Roach, (Iowa) 7.647. Renee White (Iowa) 8.00
60-Meter Hurdles1. Tiffany Johnson (Iowa) 8.46
200 Meters1. Shellene Williams (unattached) 24.192. Kineke Alexander (Iowa) 24.487. Lindsey McCalla (Iowa) 26.03
600 Meters1. Kja Isaacson (Manitoba) 1:34.4810. Aditya Jones (Iowa) 1:39.6116. Monica Mims (Iowa) 1:41.77
800 Meters1. Heather Dorniden (Minnesota) 2:10.146. Jennie Docherty (Iowa) 2:19.53
3,000 Meters1. Krista Anderson (Iowa) 9:37.877. Racheal Marchand (Iowa) 10:08.4915. Molly Esche (Iowa) 10:23.5420 . Jessica Schmidt (Iowa) 10:33.79
Mile1. Meghan Armstrong (Iowa) 4:48.143. Nikki Chapple (Iowa) 4:59.189. Allison Billhardt 5:10.6910. Shannon Stanley (Iowa) 5:11.6214. Jordan Laney (Iowa) 5:18.1320. Rachel Hawks (Iowa) 5:29.65
1,600-Meter Relay1. Minnesota 3:45.622. Iowa `A' 3:51.52
High Jump1. Halley Odegaard (North Dakota St.) 5-102. Peaches Roach (Iowa) 5-8.5
Pole Vault1. Monica Stearns (unattached) 13-2.256. Sarah Burgett (Iowa) 11-2.5
Long Jump1. Sarah Nelson (Minnesota) 19-0.53. Renee White (Iowa) 18-7.75
Shot Put1. Liz Alabi (Minnesota) 48-0.757. Amanda Chandler (Iowa) 43-2.25
Weight Throw1. Liz Alabi (Minnesota) 60-11.25
Preliminaries9. Erin O'Hern (Iowa) 49-9.75
Triple Jump1. Shani Marks (Unattached) 43-4.53. Tiffany Johnson (Iowa) 39-6.75