ELSAH, Ill. – The Hendrix College men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the spring season at the Principia Indoor Triangular on Friday. The Warriors took on host Principia and Webster and the men came out on top, while the women finished second.
For the women, junior Elizabeth Krug bested three of her own school records. She improved her national qualifying pentathlon score with a 3,361. Krug also set a record with a 9.57 second time in the 60-meter hurdles, as well as breaking her own mark of 11.31 meters in the shot put.
Sophomore Cassie Taucher placed second in both the 60 meters (8.84 sec.) and the 200 (30.21 sec.). Senior Stephanie Davenport placed second in the 3,000 meters in 12:24.03.
Freshman Haley Stratton was second in the 800 meters in 2:56.95 and freshman Constance Robinson recorded a 6:33.74 time in the mile, placing fifth.
Sophomore Sydnee Davis took second in the shot put at 10.08 meters (33 ft.-1 in.) and senior Lindsey Wiggin was second in the weight throw at 11.27 meters (36 ft-11.75 in.).
Principia won the women’s triangular with 140 points, followed by Hendrix with 103 and Webster with 18.
The Warrior men scored 143 points, topping Principia with 94 and Webster with 59.
Senior Andres Ramirez and freshman Jeffrey Scott took the top two spots in the 3,000 meters in 9:28.74 and 9:31.96, respectively. Senior Stephen Borutta also won the mile in 4:41.77, while junior Robert Rurangwa placed fifth in 4:54.29.
Senior sprinter Carlton Leding finished second in both the 60- (7.34) and 200-meters (24.31) . Freshman Andy McCall was fifth with a 2:10.19 in the 800 meters.