Women’s Indoor Track & Field Earns Seven All-Conference Honors

Posted on March 11th, 2004 by

The Gustavus Adolphus College women’s indoor track and field team accumulated 94 team points and placed second at the MIAC Indoor Championships March 4-6. Saint John’s University hosted the meet at the McNeely Spectrum in Collegeville, Minnesota. Gustavus claimed the 800-meter relay title and the 600-meter dash title. Seven student athletes earned all-conference honors at the championships.

The 800-meter relay team of Kim Swanson (Senior, Minnetonka, Minn.), Ashley Cronen (Junior, Kandiyohi, Minn.), Maggie Stolp (Senior, Mankato, Minn.), and Blythe Bittman (Sophomore, Fairmont, Minn.) claimed the conference title with a time of 1:46.07. All members of the team earned all-conference honors. Ali Cordie (Junior, Sartell, Minn.) claimed the 600-meter dash title with a time of 1:30.42, which earned her all-conference honors. Ashley Cronen placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 60.27 and earned her second all-conference honor at the championships.

Jackie Luehmann (Senior, Lewiston, Minn.) earned all-conference honors in the shot put and weight throw. Luehmann placed second in the shot put throwing a NCAA provisional distance of 42′ 11.5″. She also placed second in the weight throw with a distance of 46′ 10.25″. For the second year in a row, Luehmann has qualified in the shot put for the Division III NCAA Indoor Championships. The championships will take place March 12-13 at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, in Whitewater, Wisconsin.

Shannon Martin (Senior, Welch, Minn.) jumped 11′ 1″ in the pole vault, which is a NCAA provisional height. Martin placed second in the pole vault and earned all-conference honors for her performance.

 

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