BISMARCK, N.D.-- The Jimmie women's track and field team opened the outdoor season at the Al Bortke Open Saturday, hosted by the University of Mary.
UJ finished fifth of seven teams with 71 points. U-Mary was first with 194 points, MSU-Moorhead was second with 146, and North Dakota third with 115 points.
Kaiann Arellano (JR/Jamestown, N.D.) was the only Jimmie to win an individual event, taking top honors in the high jump with a height of 1.58m (5 feet, 2.25 inches). She also was fourth in the 100 meter hurdles, crossing the finish line in 15.34 seconds.
Lindi Chadwick (FR/Jamestown, N.D.) competed in her first collegiate steeplechase and took third in a time of 13:02.43.
Kylee Voigt (FR/Jamestown, N.D.) (60.62) and Hannah Christenson (SO/Rugby, N.D.) (60.87) took 3-4 in the 400 meter dash, then teamed with Chadwick and Rachel Heuchert (SR/Browerville, Minn.) to take third in the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4:07.44.
Heuchert ran 2:24.09 to take sixth in the 800 meters.
Next up for Jamestown is the Northern Twilight Meet in Aberdeen, S.D., on April 13.