(Findlay, Ohio) Senior Janelle Brown scored a dominating
win in the 3,000 meter race walk at the
University of Findlay Indoor Classic.
Last year at this event, Brown won in a school record
15:20.50. This time, against a much stronger field, Brown blasted through the
15 laps in 14:40.34, chopping 40 seconds of the school record and winning by 50
seconds over Megan Furnish of Lindsey Wilson.
Behind Brown, Sunny DeJong and Monica Lawrence competed well
in their first race walk event. DeJong placed eighth in 18:27.75 while Lawrence
was tenth in 18:48.19. Both bettered the NAIA provisional qualifying standard.
Freshman, Liz Baller made her debut in the pentathlon taking
13th with point total of 1962 for the five events. Her efforts
included a personal best 2:30.59 which was good for second.