Foresters open outdoor season at Wabash

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2007-03-17
 The Forester track teams opened their outdoor season at the Wabash College relays. The women earned a second place finish and the men were fourth.

In women's action, three individuals and six relays teams earned first place finishes on the day. Marian won the team title with a score of 143 followed by HU (124), Taylor (100), Franklin (78) and Robert Morris (25).

Michelle Kyler took first in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:08.36. Cassie Lehman won the 100 meter hurdles in 17.41 and Bethany McGraw had a leap of 16-01.50 to win the long jump. The women also won the 4x100 (52.08), the 4x200 (1:54.00), the 4x400 (4:13.62), the 4x800(10:12.17), the 800 sprint medley (1:56.22) and the distance medley (13:34.04).

Taylor won the men's event with a team score of 144 followed by Wabash (133), Franklin (111), HU (104) and Marian (84).

Lucas Beach grabbed two individual first in the hammer throw (153-05) and the shot put (50-06.75). Dan Lindbloom won the 3000 meter steeplechase with a time of 9:49.02 and the men's 4x800 relay also took first with a time of 8:06.16.
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