(Marion, Ind.) The Cornerstone Women's Track & Field
team enjoyed good competition at the Indiana Wesleyan Invitational, placing
well in six events.
In the 60 meter hurdles, Amy Boyer breezed through the semi-finals
winning in 9.09 then lowering her personal best to 8.98 to win the finals. The
time improves her spot on the NAIA performance list. Amy also took second in the high jump,
clearing 5' 1" while Amanda VanLaar tied for sixth in a personal best 4' 9".
Lauren Pierce held off a determined effort by Boyer in the
400 meters. Both ran new best times with Pierce placing third in 1:01.01 and
Boyer fourth in 1:01.05.
Kelly Peterson ran a season best 1:42.20 for third in the
600 meters. Brandi Harr tied for third in the pole vault at 11' 3".
Audry Yonge coasted to third in the mile in 5:48.34, saving
most of her energy for the 4 x 800 meter relay. After coming up short the
previous week, Yonge, Jill Louisignau, Julia Contreras and Peterson needed to
cover 3200 meters in 9:47.00. Halfway through the second leg, the Golden Eagles
were without competition. Coming up the final straightaway, Peterson got in a
stare down with the scoreboard clock. She hit the finish line winning in
9:47.51. The Golden Eagles improved their provisional mark, but just shy of the