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Women's Track & Field - Fri, May 12, 2017

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Viterbo University women's track and field team claimed three individual titles at the North Star Athletic Association Championships over the past two days as they placed third of six at the league's final event.


-Jamestown, N.D. (Taylor Stadium)
-May 11-12
-Finish: 3rd of 6 (96.0 points)


 -Eliana Luke (SO/New Lisbon, Wis.) defended her 400 meter hurdle crown as she placed first for the second straight season, winning the event in 65.37 seconds. Her time set a new NSAA record, breaking her mark from last season. Luke also placed seventh in the 110 meter hurdles.

-Competing in three field events, Samantha Reilly (JR/Sheboygan Falls, Wis.) tallied a trio of top-five finishes. In the hammer throw, Reilly recorded a 49.01 meter mark to place first. Reilly then placed fifth in the discus (33.66 meters) and shot put (11.37 meters).

-Shania Pokorny (JR/Shell Lake, Wis.) also claimed an individual crown as she topped the field in the triple jump. The junior recorded a 10.83 meter mark to win by thirty-nine hundredths. Pokorny also placed sixth in the long jump and pole vault.

-In the pole vault, Makala Teske (SO/Lyndon Station, Wis.) set a new school record, reaching a height of 2.90 meters to place third. Teske's mark broke Nikkie Rasmussen (JR/Spring Green, Wis.)'s height of 2.67 meters which was set last season.

-Alile Browne (JR/St. Croix, V.I.) had a solid overall meet for Viterbo as she placed fourth in the high jump (1.50 meters), fifth in the 100 meter dash (13.00), and sixth in the 200 meter dash (26.84). 

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