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January 28, 2013

2012-13 Omaha Track and Field – Event #4 and #5 Recap – Jack Jennett Invitational and Bill Hillenbrand Alumni Track Meet at South Dakota

Filed under: Omaha Mavericks,Recaps,Track and Field — Jon Green @ 3:47 pm

Omaha took part in two events this weekend. On Friday Sami Spenner took part in the Jack Jennet Invitational at Northern Iowa competing in the pentathlon. On Saturday the full team competed in the Bill Hillenbrand Alumni Track Meet at South Dakota. Sami Spenner won the event by over 500 points and posted a school record score of 4,104.

Here’s a breakdown of Spenner’s marks on Friday. She set/tied a PR in three of the five events.
60m Hurdles – 2nd – 8.92 – tied PR – 927 points
High Jump – 1st – 1.72m – PR – 879 points
Shot Put – 2nd – 10.29m – 548 points
Long Jump – 1st – 6.09m – 877 points
800m – 1st – 2:16.42 – PR – 873 points

On Saturday Omaha competed against athletes from Sioux Falls, Augustana, South Dakota, South Dakota State and several unattached competitors in 13 women’s events. Omaha won two events on Saturday and had four runner-ups. Omaha set 13 personal bests this weekend, a pretty good haul.

Listed below are Omaha’s finishes and the 1st/2nd/3rd times for each event. SB indicates season best, PR indicates personal best, SR indicates school record.

Women’s 60m Dash – Preliminaries – SR 7.49
Qualified for Finals:
1st – 7.64 – Maja Mihalinec 
2nd – 8.04 – Terri Armstrong – SB

Did Not Qualify:
6th – 8.18 – Denneil Shaw – PR

Women’s 60m Dash – 7.60/7.96/8.08 – SR 7.49
1st – 7.60 – Maja Mihalinec
2nd – 7.96 – Terri Armstrong – PR

Women’s 60m Hurdles – Preliminaries – SR 8.55
Qualified for Finals:
1st – 9.12 – Kathie-Lee Laidley – SB

Did Not Qualify:
11th – 10.74 – Amanda Alexander
12th – 11.06 – Jessica Ripp

Women’s 60m Hurdles – 9.12/9.19/9.19 – SR 8.55
2nd – 9.19 – Kathie-Lee Laidley

Women’s 200m – 24.87/25.85/26.36 – SR 23.93
4th – 26.46 – Terri Armstrong – SB

Women’s 400m – 56.82/56.90/57.43 – SR 53.04
7th – 59.14 – Lauren Psota – First this season

Women’s 800m – 2:16.16/2:19.49/2:20.14 – SR 2:07.14
2nd – 2:19.49 – Katarina Zarudnaya – First time in this event
6th – 2:22.11 – Ashley Kildow – PR
8th – 2:24.75 – Lydia Martin – SB
16th- 2:39.53 – Jacqueline Mezick – PR
18th- 2:50.92 – Kelsey Green

Women’s 1 Mile – 5:00.68/5:03.78/5:04.75 – SR 4:59.22
4th – 5:08.84 – Amanda Vorthmann – SB
9th – 5:40.60 – Karo Garcia – First time in this event
13th- 6:11.08 – Michelle Gatewood – First time in this event

Women’s 3000m – 10:22.82/10:22.88/10:23.03 – SR 9:50.04
7th – 10:44.16 – Kristin Rogers – PR
11th- 11:02.16 – Nicole Behm – PR
12th- 11:10.97 – Kristen Carmichael – PR
12th- 11:20.88 – Kayla Fenskle
15th– 11:57.10 – Avery Schmidt – PR

Women’s 4x400m Relay – 3:55.72/4:00.97/4:02.96 – SR 3:43.37
4th – 4:07.44 – Omaha ‘A’ – Unknown Lineup
16th- 4:35.70 – Omaha ‘B’ – Unknown Lineup

Women’s High Jump – 1.77m/1.67m/1.67m – SR 1.78m
2nd – 1.67m – Kathie-Lee Laidley – SB

Women’s Pole Vault – 4.22m/3.95m/J3.95m – SR 3.22m
No Mavericks

Women’s Long Jump – 5.63m/5.29m/5.21m – SR 6.16m
9th – 4.56m – Jessica Ripp

Women’s Triple Jump – 12.50m/12.15m/11.84m – SR 13.76m
1st – 12.50m – Sami Spenner
4th – 11.61m – Denneil Shaw – PR
8th – 10.54m – Jessica Ripp

Women’s Shot Put – 14.49m/14.19m/13.47m – SR 14.99m
12th – 11.45m – Elizabeth Thompson

Women’s Weight Throw – 18.25m/16.45m/16.45m – SR 17.07m
10th – 14.06m – Elizabeth Thompson

Summary:
Winners for Omaha: (3)
Sami Spenner – Pentathlon, Triple Jump
Maja Mihalinec – 60m Dash

Runner-ups for Omaha: (4)
Terri Armstrong – 60m Dash
Kathie-Lee Laidley – 60m Hurdles, High Jump
Katarina Zarudnaya – 800m

3rd places for Omaha: (0)

4th places for Omaha: (4)
Terri Armstrong – 200m
Amanda Vorthmann – 1 Mile
4x400m Relay
Denneil Shaw – Triple Jump

5th places for Omaha: (0)

Omaha season bests: (5)
Kathie-Lee Laidley – 60m Hurdles, High Jump
Terri Armstrong – 200m
Lyida Martin – 800m
Amanda Vorthmann – 1 Mile

Omaha personal bests: (13)
Sami Spenner – Penthathlon, 60m Hurdles-Tied (Pentathlon), High Jump (Pentathlon), 800m (Pentathlon)
Terri Armstrong – 60m Dash
Denneil Shaw – 60m Dash, Triple Jump
Ashley Kildow – 800m
Jacqueline Mezick – 800m
Kristin Rogers – 3000m
Nicole Behm – 3000m
Kristen Carmichael – 3000m
Avery Schmidt – 3000m

Omaha school records: (1)
Sami Spenner – Pentathlon

Next Scheduled Meet:
Omaha will next compete in the Varsity Apartments Invitational at Wichita State on Friday and Saturday. Last year Omaha saw victories by Kathie-Lee Laidley in the high jump (setting a meet record)

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