ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Hendrix College multiple-event participants Elizabeth Krug and David Spriewald put up nationally-ranked marks at the Washington University Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Krug, a sophomore from Heber Springs, Ark., had the second-best mark in NCAA Division III with 4,619 points in the heptathlon, placing third at the all-divisions meet. Spriewald, of Marburg, Germany, registered 5,784 points in the decathlon, placing eighth and ranking 11th in D3.
During the heptathlon, Krug broke two school records. She broke her own mark in the 100 hurdles in 15.81 seconds and broke Caitlin McGeehan's mark set in 2008 by .03 seconds with a time of 25.70, placing third. Krug also had the second-best finish in the javelin at 33.38 meters (109 ft.-6 in) and was second in the 800 meters in 2:26.21. In the men's decathlon, Spriewald finished second in the discus with a throw of 34.43 meters (112 ft.-11 in.) and was third in the javelin at 48.05 meters (157 ft.-8 in.). He was also fourth in the shot put with a mark of 11.20 meters (36 ft.-9 in.) and fourth in the 110 meter hurdles in 16.24 seconds. As a team, the Warrior women tied for 22nd place with six points. Saint Louis won the event with 128 points.
The Warrior men scored three points, tying for 30th. UW-Platteville was first with 101.5 points.