ABERDEEN, S.D.-- The Jimmie men's and women's track and field teams recorded 32 top five finishes and had a national qualifier at the Northern State University Twilight Meet on Friday.
Kaiann Arellano (JR/Jamestown, N.D.) qualified for nationals in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing second in 14.99 seconds. Her time was just .05 behind Rhyan Pettaway of South Dakota, and is the fourth-fastest time in Jimmie history.
Hannah Christenson (SO/Rugby, N.D.) and Rachel Heuchert (SR/Browerville, Minn.) ran to a dead heat in the 400 meter dash, with both crossing the finish line in 59.83 seconds. Kylee Voigt (FR/Jamestown, N.D.) was fourth in the crowded finish with a time of 60.55 seconds.
Madelaine Rue (FR/Frazee, Minn.) won the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 1:14.38. Arellano took top honors in the long jump with a height of 1.60m (5 feet, 3 inches).
Both teams will compete in the Sioux City Relays in Sioux City, Iowa, April 21-22.
University of Jamestown NSU Twilight Meet
Top 5 finishes-Women
4x100 meter relay: Madelaine Rue, Julia Johnson (FR/Park River, N.D.), Kylee Voigt, Sophia Bruckner (FR/Tempe, Ariz.)--2nd, 52.10 seconds
800 meters: Lindi Chadwick (FR/Jamestown, N.D.)--3rd, 2:32.37
100 meter hurdles: Kaiann Arellano--2nd, 14.99
400 meters: Hannah Christenson--1st, 59.83; Rachel Heuchert--1st, 59.83; Kylee Voigt--4th, 1:00.55
100 meters: Emily Stier (SO/Rugby, N.D.)--5th, 13.56
400 meter hurdles: Rue--1st, 1:14.38
1500 meters: Amber Posner (JR/Pillager, Minn.)--2nd, 5:15.24
200 meters: Voigt--2nd, 27.06; Christenson--5th, 27.59
3000 meters: Allison Foster (SO/Rugby, N.D.)--2nd, 11:49.97
Hammer throw: Paulina Haak (JR/Herreid, S.D.)--4th, 43.37m
Javelin: Krista Thielges (SR/Enderlin, N.D.)--5th, 33.94m
Long jump: Jordan Thomas (FR/Pingree, N.D.)--3rd, 4.98m; Johnson--4th, 4.80m; Arellano--5th, 4.66m
Pole vault: Madison Mach (JR/Marseilles, Ill.)--3rd, 2.90m
High jump: Arellano--1st, 1.60m
Triple jump: Thomas--3rd, 9.77m
4x100 meter relay: Dylan Koenig (FR/Jamestown, N.D.), Cam White (JR/Tollhouse, Calif.), Noah Knutson (SO/Casselton, N.D.), Brady Carlson (FR/Jamestown, N.D.)--5th, 44.56
800 meters: Young--2nd, 2:00.88; Andrew Hornung--4th, 2:01.96
110 meter hurdles: Jamison Gray (JR/Dickinson, ND)--3rd, 15.53
400 meter hurdles: Koenig--3rd, 58.21
4x400 meter relay: Hornung, Young, Dakota Wagner (SO/Jamestown, N.D.), Daniel Sampers (FR/Rosemont, Minn.)--4th, 3:43.00
3000 meters: Daniel Palmer (FR/Royalton, Minn.)--5th, 10:02.14
Hammer throw: Drew Larsen (SR/Culbertson, Mont.)--5th, 46.31m
Javelin: Gray--5th, 45.75m
High jump: Ed Mata--2nd, 1.85m; Chris Peterson--4th, 1.75m
Triple jump: Alex Huff (FR/Cleveland, N.D.)--5th, 11.88m