O’Neill freshman Mikayla Marvin took first place in the pole vault with a new school record mark of 10′ 8 ¾” to lead the Wayne State College women’s indoor track and field team Friday evening at the South Dakota State Division II Invitational held at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, South Dakota.
Marvin’s mark of 10′ 8 ¾” eclipses the previous school mark of 10′ 8″ set by Katie Malander in 2004.
In other field events, Tia Jones took fifth in the shot put (43′ 2 ¼”) with Jadin Wagner placing 10th (41′ 1 ½”). Freshman Brooklynn Chipps was sixth in the weight throw at 54′ 2″ followed by Mckenzie Scheil in seventh (53′ 9″) and Nicole Heeren ninth at 50′ 6″.
Junior Riana Noelle was eighth in the triple jump (33′ 8″) and ninth in the long jump (16′ 2 ½”).
Marin Jetensky came in ninth place in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:41.74, Jordyn Pester was 11th in the 200-meter dash at 26.34 and Kim Lowman took 12th in the 800-meter run at 2:27.20.
The Wildcat 4 x 400 relay team of Jordyn Pester, Joan Jelimo, Molli Vasa and Petensky placed fourth with a time of 4:06.60.
Wayne State will compete next weekend (Friday and Saturday) at the Minnesota State Open in Mankato, Minnesota.