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February 15, 2013

2012-13 Omaha Track and Field – Event #8 Preview – Nebraska Tune-Up

Filed under: Omaha Mavericks,Previews,Track and Field — Jon Green @ 11:26 am

Omaha’s final regular season indoor meet is today as they head down to the Nebraska Tune-Up. There are live stats available here.

The Mavericks will be looking to get one last strong weekend in before heading off to the Summit League Championship in Vermillion on the 24th and 25th. I suppose we should do SCHOOL RECORD WATCH and take a look at where one might fall this weekend… we’ll focus on those who have been close so far
First of all Maja Milhalinec is the school record holder in the 60m Dash at 7.49. She’d need to shave just 0.03 seconds off her season best time to match it… so that’s a possibility every weekend.

Amanda Vorthmann is running the 1,000m this weekend. She has not run the event this year and was about seven seconds off the school record time last year, but with her setting the mile, 3000m, and 5000m over the last couple months, who are we to say she can’t set another?

Sami Spenner has set a couple records as well and her best time of 8.66 in the 60m Hurdles is only .11 seconds off the school record.

Kathie-Lee Laidley already holds the school record in the high jump and while it’s been a couple years since she set it she could still top it again. So those four are probably the most likely if UNO is going to set another record this weekend.

If anyone wants to see the schedule it is here with the heat sheets here.

Here’s who appears to be competing for UNO… we sure learned last week that just because they are listen on the heat sheets on Wednesday doesn’t mean they will compete there on Friday… but it is a good idea.
Lianne McNaughton – Weight Throw
Elizabeth Thompson – Shot Put
Amanda Alexander – Long Jump, 60m Hurdles
Jessica Ripp – Triple Jump, 60m Hurdles
Sami Spenner – Triple Jump, High Jump, 60m Hurdles, 200m
Kathie-Lee Laidley – High Jump, 60m Hurdles
Avery Schmidt – 5000m
Karo Garcia – 5000m
Denneil Shaw – 60m Dash, 200m
Terri Armstrong – 60m Dash, 200m
Maja Mihalinec – 60m Dash, 200m
Kristin Rogers – 1 Mile, 1000m
Michelle Gatewood – 1 Mile
Nicole Behm – 1 Mile, 3000m
Ashley Kildow – 1 Mile, 1000m
Kelsey Green – 600m
Jaqueline Mezick – 800m
Lydia Martin – 800m
Lauren Psota – 800m
Katarina Zarudnaya – 800m
Carolyn Newhouse – 1000m
Amanda Vorthmann – 1000m
Kristin Carmichael – 3000m
Kayla Fenske – 3000m
MiKayla Peck – 3000m
4x400m Relay – Omaha ‘A’ – Katarina Zarudnaya, Lauren Psota, Terri Armstrong, Amanda Vorthmann

And a quick schedule of the start times of the events… There should be some live stats available at this link.

1:00 PM – 5000m – Avery Schmidt, Karo Garcia
1:55 PM – 60m Hurdles – Amanda Alexander, Jessica Ripp, Sami Spenner, Kathie-Lee Laidley
2:00 PM – Weight Throw – Lianne McNaughton
     then – Shot Put – Elizabeth Thompson
2:00 PM – Long Jump – Amanda Alexander
     then – Triple Jump – Jessica Ripp, Sami Spenner
2:25 PM – 60m Dash – Denneil Shaw, Terri Armstrong, Maja Mihalinec
3:00 PM – Mile Run – Kristin Rogers, Michelle Gatewood, Nicole Behm, Ashley Kildow
3:00 PM – High Jump – Sami Spenner, Kathie-Lee Laidley
4:40 PM – 600m – Kelsey Green
5:10 PM – 800m – Jaqueline Mezick, Lydia Martin, Lauren Psota, Katarina Zarudnaya
5:55 PM – 1000m – Kristin Rogers, Ashley Kildow, Carolyn Newhouse, Amanda Vorthmann
6:15 PM – 200m – Sami Spenner, Denneil Shaw, Terri Armstrong, Maja Mihalinec
7:10 PM – 3000m – Nicole Behm, Kristin Carmichael, Kayla Fenske, MiKayla Peck
8:05 PM – 4x400m Relay – Omaha ‘A’ – Katarina Zarudnaya, Lauren Psota, Terri Armstrong, Amanda Vorthmann

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