Magee Betters 100 Hurdle School Record

WACO, Texas – University of Iowa track and field junior Paige Magee topped her school record at the Michael Johnson Invitational hosted by Baylor University on Saturday.

Magee knocked two-hundredths of a second off her 100-meter hurdle school record, crossing the finish line in 13.15 in the finals.

“We continued our momentum today with some great performances. A lot of PRs and another school record,” Iowa Director of Track and Field Joey Woody said. “I was really pleased overall with the hurdle group. We had a lot of wind legal PRs, and it was great to see Paige (Magee) hit her stride and break the school record. Grant (Conway) had a great season opener to break the rust off in the prelims, then came back in the finals with a fantastic race and one of his best times ever.”

In Conway’s 2023 110-hurdle debut, he posted a 14.08 to qualify for finals where he ran a 13.84 to finish fourth overall.

Also in the hurdles, junior Tionna Tobias ran a 13.51 in the women’s 100 hurdles – her personal best and Iowa’s seventh fastest performance in program history. Junior Katie Petersen and freshman Ellie Rickertsen followed the trend, posting their collegiate-best marks in 13.79 and 14.35, respectively.

In his 400-meter season debut, sophomore Jenoah McKiver won the men’s section in a loaded field, crossing the line in 45.33. On the women’s side, redshirt freshman Chloe Larsen ran her best 400 in 53.41 knocking two-tenths of a second off her 10th ranked time in the Hawkeye record books and finishing eighth in the event. Freshman Audrey Biermann followed in ninth (53.46) and junior Ali Dorn registered a personal best with a time of 53.46.

“It was great to see Jenoah (McKiver) back on the track in his specialty event, the 400, and run a very impressive race to finish with the top overall time to win the meet against a very high-quality field,” Woody said. “DeAndre (Stapleton Jr.) had a very exciting race in his first-ever outdoor collegiate 400-meter race. To run under 47 seconds in his debut is super impressive.

“The women’s 400 crew continues to improve at a very high level. Chloe (Larsen) had a huge PR and is knocking on the door of 52 seconds.”

The women’s 4×400-meter relay impressed as the quad of Dorn, Magee, Biermann and Larsen ran the sixth fastest time at Iowa with a final time of 3:35.53.

The Hawkeyes head to the Blue Oval next weekend for the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.

*Wind-aided mark

Women’s 100 Meters
33. Julia Pattison – 12.00, PR
38. Brynley McDermott – 12.06

Men’s 100 Meters
6. Kalen Walker – 10.46
20. Damoy Allen – 10.69

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdle Prelims
3. Paige Magee – 13.21, finals qualifier
9. Tionna Tobias – 13.64, finals qualifier
12. Katie Petersen – 13.79, PR
13. Natalie Harris – 13.80*, PR
23. Ellie Rickertsen – 14.35, PR

Women’s 100-Meter Hurdle Finals
4. Paige Magee – 13.15, PR, school record
9. Tionna Tobias – 13.51, PR, 7th all-time at Iowa

Men’s 110-Meter Hurdle Prelims
6. Grant Conway – 14.08, finals qualifier

Men’s 110-Meter Hurdle Finals
6. Grant Conway – 13.84

Women’s 400 Meters
8. Chloe Larsen – 53.41, PR
9. Audrey Biermann – 53.46
13. Ali Dorn – 54.32, PR

Men’s 400 Meters
1. Jenoah McKiver – 45.33
13. DeAndre Stapleton Jr. – 46.81
17. Connor Belken – 47.38, PR
19. Evan Schuster – 47.99, PR
29. Chadrick Richards – 48.51

Men’s 4×100 Relay
5. Walker, Allen, Stapleton Jr., Schuster – 40.11

Women’s 4×400 Relay
3. Dorn, Magee, Biermann, Larsen – 3:35.53, 6th all-time at Iowa

Men’s 4×400 Relay
4. Schuster, Gillum, Belken, Richards – 3:08.04