Track and Field Records Five Top Three Finishes at Indiana Division III Championships

Track and Field Records Five Top Three Finishes at Indiana Division III Championships

WOMEN'S RESULTS

MEN'S RESULTS

GREENCASTLE, Indiana – The Earlham College track and field team tallied five top-three finishes at the Indiana Division III Championships hosted by DePauw University on Saturday.

On the women's side, sophomore Rachel Wilkins placed third in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:29.08, finishing less than five seconds behind the top Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC) finisher – Brittany Ferrell of Hanover College.

Senior Hannah Franklin also placed third in the 400-meter hurdles, finishing the event in 1:07.61. She finished just three tenths of a second behind Kenna Hunter of Hanover for second place.

Junior Annalee Wilson rounded out the women's performers with a third-place finish in the pole vault. Wilson vaulted an even 10' 0" for the day.

As a team, the Quaker women placed eighth with 35 points. Hanover won the meet on the women's side with a team score of 153 points.

On the men's side, junior Marcaus Cooper had the top individual finish for the Quakers with a second place effort in the triple jump. Cooper jumped 44' 8" to finish behind Trey Sikes of Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

Senior Gabriel Penk took the bronze medal in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 16:15.56. Blake Harris of Manchester University was the top HCAC finisher, beating Penk by just over two seconds.

As a team, the Earlham men finished ninth with 15 team points.

The Quakers have a week off before heading to Anderson University for the HCAC Outdoor Championships on April 28-29.

 
 
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