RIVER FOREST, Ill. -- Concordia University Wisconsin's women's track and field team placed third behind Aurora University and host Concordia University Chicago with 79.5 points at Friday's Cougar Inviational.
Freshman Farrah Brown (Franklin, Wis.) had another outstanding meet, breaking both the CUW and NAC record for pole vault, clearing 3.33 meters (10' 11"). Sophomore Jessica Hennig (Springfield, Ill.) came in fourth place with a personal record vault of 2.58 meters (8' 5.5") edging her up in conference rankings to sixth place.
Sophomore Andrea Kassees (Waukesha, Wis.) got her throwing rhythm back this meet with throws in the discus and shot put securing third place with a throw of 35.71 meters and fifth place with a throw of 10.58, respectively. Katie Dickes (Freshman/ Kenosha, Wis.) also had a huge couple of days with PRs in the discus (33.48 meters), hammer throw (31.31 meters) and javelin (23.68 meters).
Sophomore Kristin Sitte (Greendale, Wis.) ran in the 100-meter for the first time and finished seventh with a time of 13.42 seconds. Other impressive performances and PRs were set by freshman Rachel Oelhafen (Cedar Grove, Wis.) in the 200-meters and Jasmin Bowers (Freshman/ Milwaukee, Wis.) in the 400-meters.
The Falcons travel to Ripon, Wis., next weekend for the 2012 Private College Invitational.
Women's Track & Field finishes third at Cougar Invitational