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Women's Indoor Track and Field Host Mid-February Meet

Erica Bowers
Erica Bowers

BEREA, Ohio – The Baldwin Wallace University men's indoor track and field hosted their last indoor meet, Mid-February Meet, on the Harrison Dillard Track inside the Lou Higgins Center Fieldhouse. Scores were unavailable.

 On the track highlights include: 

  • Senior All-OAC and Academic All-OAC distance runner Alyssa Laughner (Howard, Pa./Central Mountain) won the 5000m in a time of 17:53.22.
  • Freshman Maura Devine (Baden, Pa. / Ambridge Area) placed sixth in the 1000m with a time of 3:23.77.
  • Freshmen Molly Skinner (Dayton / National Trail) finished 19th in the one-mile with a time of 6:00.19.
  • Freshmen Erica Bowers (Martinsburg, W. Va. / Hedgesville) finished 11th in the 400m with at time of 1:05.89 and placed 16th in the 200m in a time of 29.47 seconds. 

 Field event highlights:

  • Freshman Emily Torres (Berea / Berea-Midpark) placed 10th in weight throw with a distance of 12.00m.
  • Freshman Lilly Johns (Garrestville / James A. Garfield) placed seventh in shot put with a distance of 10.82m.
  • Freshmen Abby Lorincz (Avon) finished seventh in long jump with a distance of 4.68m and placed 13th in the high jump with a height of 1.40m.

On the Relay Side:

  • The 4x200 meter relay squad of senior Ky'leana Allen (Columbus / Bishop Hartley) , senior Nina Curry (North Olmsted), freshman Julie Childers (Kempton, Ind. / Tri-Central) and Bowers placed first in a time of 1:56.81.
  • The 4x400 meter team of Childers, sophomore Cassie Kolonchuk (Canal Winchester) , Bowers and Allen placed third with a time of 4:39.78.

BW will compete next at the Ohio Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday, February 12, hosted by Otterbein University inside the Clements Recreation Center.