Lady Blue Tigers take 5th place at MIAA championships

By Dan Carr/Assistant AD for Media Relations

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The Lincoln women’s track & field team broke a record and scored 45 points to take fifth place at the MIAA Indoor Championships, hosted by Pittsburg State University on Saturday and Sunday (Feb. 25-26).

Shenese Walker broke the meet record in the 60m dash with her winning time of 7.32. Hughasia Fyffe took seventh in that event, clocking in at 7.59. In the 60m hurdles, Sophia Myers (8.44) came in third and Shanette Allison (8.55) took fifth.

Annalisa Barclay placed third in the triple jump with a distance of 12.11m, and, in the indoor pentathlon, Myers took ninth after amassing 3,524 points. The foursome of Myers, Shevanae ThomasMaria Diamond and Jameaka Mannings finished as the runners-up of the 4x400m relay, timing in at 3:44.83.

Thomas (56.33) and Diamond (56.59) respectively placed sixth and seventh in the 400m. In the 600-yard, meanwhile, Mannings took fifth after clocking in at 1:25.47.

Lincoln will now wait to see how many entries it will have in the NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held in Virginia Beach, Va. on March 10-11.

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