Women's Outdoor Track & Field - Wed, May. 12, 2010
(Grand Rapids, Mich.) After being postponed for five days due to poor weather, the 2010 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference Meet proved to be one of the best in WHAC history. Eight meet records were broken. Cornerstone's women won five events and set two school records, taking second as a team.
The Golden Eagles won the first two events of the afternoon. Amy Boyer jumped a personal best and NAIA provisional 5' 5" in the high jump, leading a 1-3-6 finish for CU. Kay-De Vaugh cleared 5' 3" in third and Kayla Wilson tied her best with a 5' 1" clearance in sixth. Meanwhile at the pole vault, Brandi Hagan cleared a new school record 12', improving her position on the NAIA list. Boyer finished high jump in time to clear 11'7" in the vault, setting a personal best and NAIA automatic qualifying mark.
Over at the discus circle, freshman, Erin Swinger threw a school record 123' 4" on her first attempt and added another foot to that on her second attempt, finishing fourth at 125' 5". In the hammer throw, fellow freshman, Kayleigh Hammond set personal bests on her third and sixth throws taking fourth with a mark of 119' 8".
Track events got underway with the 3000 meter steeplechase. Andi Ripley ran a personal best and NAIA provisional time of 11:46.62 for second. In the 10,000 meters, Janelle Lindman ran a PR by over one minute, bettering the NAIA automatic standard and finishing third in 38:23.76.
In the 1500 meters senior Janey Sluka ran a six-second personal best to take fourth in 4:49.88, moving to second on the CU all-time list. Janey also ran a PR of 2:25.08 in the 800 for fifth behind Kelly Peterson's 2:18.78 second place finish.
Boyer, Hagan and Wilson went 2-3-6 in the 100 hurdles. Wilson won the 400 hurdles in 1:04.09 ahead of Boyer's 1:09.26 in third. Kayla's time was under the NAIA auto standard, though she has run faster this season.
Kay-De Vaughn led Cornerstone to a 1-3-4-6 domination of the long jump with a winning leap of 17' 7". Boyer (17' .75"), Wilson (16' 11.5") and Hagan (15' 11") gave the Golden Eagles 21 points for the event. Vaughn also won the triple jump in 34' .25" as CU took five of the six scoring spots. Hagan (33' 3"), Wilson (31' 4.75"), Lauren Peirce (31' .5") and Becky Boblett (30' 7.5") placed 2-3-4-6.
Swinger (35' .25"), Vaugh (33' 3"), Boyer (323' 6.25") and Hammond (27' 6") claimed third through sixth in the shot put.
As the track events drew to a close, Lindman returned to take fourth in the 5,000 meters running 18:53.31.
Boyer finished her day with her seventh event, the javelin taking fifth, sending the spear 103' 8". Her 40 point total earned the award for the most poinst scored in the meet. Vaughn totaled 30, Hagan 25 and Wilson closed out her WHAC career with 23.5
Aquinas won the team title with 229 points followed by Cornerstone with 199, Siena Heights with 93, Indiana Tech at 65, Davenport 52 and Concordia 2.