WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Concordia University Wisconsin Women's Track & Field team had a chance to compete outdoors for the second time this season at the Carroll University Invite. The Falcons had several strong performances at the 11-team event.
CUW ended up with a seventh-place finish by scoring 34 points throughout the day. The Falcons were the third best finishing Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference school.
Freshman Colleen Sauvey (De Pere, Wis.) continued to showcase her versatility by setting a new PR in three events. Sauvey earned personal bests in the hammer throw, javelin and 100-meter dash. Her throws in the javelin (28.6 meters) and hammer (32.41) were good enough for top-eight finishes as well and broke her previous best tosses by five and three meters, respectively.
Junior Andrea Kassees (Waukesha, Wis.) had a successful meet as well for CUW as she earned a pair of top-four finishes competing in her hometown. Kassees placed third in the discus with a throw of 35.31 meters and added a fourth-place finish in the hammer throw (35.84).
Freshman Delaney Verba (Milwaukee, Wis.) rounded out the Falcons set of PRs in field events with a throw of 10.24 meters in the shot put.
On the track CUW had several other athletes earn personal-best times, including sophomore Jessica Rice (Canton, Mich.) in the 400-meter dash with a time of 68.81. Freshman Lindsey Fratzke (Winona, Minn.) added a best time of 5:24.36 in the 1,500-meter run. Sophomore Marisa Krohn (Brookfield, Wis. - pictured) added a PR time of 19.79 in the 100-meter hurdles.
Senior Jessica Hennig (Springfield, Ill.) added a third-place finish for the Falcons in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 69.45.
The Falcons will return to action next Saturday by competing at the Eagle Invitational, hosted by Benedictine University. The meet is set to begin at 10 a.m.