Two Golds For Hawkeyes

Feb. 4, 2006

The University of Iowa women `s track team had athletes competing in two different meets this weekend. Several distance runners ran in the Meyo Invitational hosted by Notre Dame while the majority of the team competed in the Husker Invitational at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Kineke Alexander and Peaches Roach took home two gold medals for the Hawkeyes in the meet. Alexander won the 400 meters in 52.88 and also provisionally qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships. Roach won the high jump when she cleared 5-7. Five student-athletes also set new personal best marks in the track meet.

Next weekend the Hawkeyes compete in the Cyclone Classic in Ames, IA.

Pentathlon - 60 Meter Hurdles1. Tracy Partain (Missouri St.) 8.693. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 8.97
Pentathlon - 800 Meters1. Sara Jane Baker (Nebraska) 2:14.176. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 2:31.98
Pentathlon - High Jump1. Sara Jane Baker (Nebraska) 5-8.757. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 5-3
Pentathlon - Shot Put1. Sara Jane Baker (Nebraska) 39-0.57. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 33-6.5
Pentathlon - Long Jump1. Ashley Selig (Nebraksa) 19-08. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 15-11
Pentathlon - Final Standings1. Ashley Selig (Nebraksa) 41075. Tammilee Kerr (Iowa) 3383
60 Meters1. Chaunte Bayne (Stanford) 7.397. Peaches Roach (Iowa) 7.63
60-Meter Hurdles1. Priscilla Lopes (Nebraska) 8.085. Tiffany Johnson (Iowa) 8.84
800 Meters1. Egle Uljas (Nebraska) 2:05.3013. Shannon Stanley (Iowa) 2:18.3218. Jenni Docherty (Iowa) 2:21.0826. Monica Mims (Iowa) 2:24.34
400 Meters1. Kineke Alexander (Iowa) 52.88
Mile1. Desiraye Osburn (Wichita St.) 4:40.7310. Jessica Schmidt (Iowa) 5:04.2317. Molly Esche (Iowa) 5:11.8219. Racheal Marchand (Iowa) 5:12.16
4x400 Meter Relay1. Kansas State 3:41.6411. Iowa 'A' 3:56.10 (Jones, Granger, Docherty, Mimms)
High Jump1. Peaches Roach (Iowa) 5-76. Jenni Elbert (Iowa) 5-5
Pole Vault1. Breanna Eveland (Kansas St.) 14-1.2513. Sarah Burgett (Iowa) 10-10.75
Long Jump1. Jelena Petrovic (Wichita St.) 19-9.53. Renee White (Iowa) 19-3.25
Triple Jump1. Lauren Stuart (Stanford) 41-3.757. Tiffany Johnson (Iowa) 39-7.25
Shot Put1. Cleopatra Borel-Brown (Unattached) 61-6.7523. Amanda Chandler (Iowa) 39-4
Weight Throw1. Tamara Burns (Virginia Tech) 71-6.2516. Becca Franklin (Iowa) 49-11.2517. Erin O'Hern (Iowa) 47-11.75