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.