(NEW ORLEANS) – For the second week in a row, the Walsh women's track team is ranked nationally in the top 25. This week the Cavaliers set at No. 23 with 52.18 points, down from 59.79 points a week ago.
This past week, the Cavs were at the Wooster Invitational and finished second out of 11 teams. Victoria Reeves was the highlight of the meet as she set a new school record in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 17:47.68 to win the event.
Nationally, Walsh has three athletes on the women's side that are ranked in the top 10 in their respective event. Four-time All-American Sarah Berger still has the No. 1 time in the 1,500 meter run at 4:19.79. Freshman sensation and fellow All-American Andra Lehotay is also ranked in the event at No. 7 with a provo time of 4:28.62.
In the field events, two-time All-American Kaitlyn Barber is No. 3 in the nation in the pole vault with a height of 3.95 meters at the Amy Adams Invitational a couple of weeks ago.
Walsh will compete at the John Homon Open this week hosted by Mount Union.
|Rank||Institution||Points||Conference||Head Coach (Yr)||Last Week|
|1||West Texas A&M||176.70||Lone Star||Darren Flowers (8th)||11|
|2||Angelo State||148.83||Lone Star||Tom Dibbern (1st)||1|
|3||Pittsburg State||135.87||MIAA||Russ Jewett (31st)||51|
|4||Johnson C. Smith||110.12||CIAA||Lennox Graham (10th)||2|
|5||Chico State||103.32||CCAA||Robert Nooney (4th)||4|
|6||Saint Augustine's||102.18||CIAA||George Williams (41st)||8|
|7||Cal Baptist||93.19||PacWest||Ben Gall (5th)||5|
|8||SF State||90.41||CCAA||Kendra Reimer (3rd)||7|
|9||Humboldt State||85.70||CCAA||Scott Pesch (7th)||3|
|10||Alaska Anchorage||82.75||GNAC||Michael Friess (27th)||40|
|11||Western State||80.09||RMAC||Chris Bradford (8th)||41|
|12||Shippensburg||74.85||PSAC||Dave Osanitsch (12th)||23|
|13||Texas A&M-Kingsville||72.71||Lone Star||Ryan Dall (9th)||10|
|14||Findlay||71.20||GLIAC||Marc Arce (29th)||21|
|15||Minnesota State||70.67||NSIC||Jim Dilling (1st)||6|
|16||Simon Fraser||67.91||GNAC||Brit Townsend (17th)||25|
|17||Academy of Art||62.42||PacWest||Kevin LaSure (2nd)||22|
|18||Grand Valley State||56.79||GLIAC||Jerry Baltes (18th)||26|
|19||Chadron State||54.29||RMAC||Brad Gamble (3rd)||19|
|20||Concordia (Ore.)||54.03||GNAC||Jerret Mantalas (3rd)||13|
|21||Wayne State (Neb.)||53.34||NSIC||Marlon Brink (17th)||20|
|22||UC San Diego||52.53||CCAA||Darcy Ahner (10th)||12|
|23||Walsh||52.18||GLIAC||Rob Mizicko (5th)||14|
|24||Minnesota Duluth||48.50||NSIC||Joanna Warmington (6th)||NR|
|25||Texas A&M-Commerce||45.55||Lone Star||George Pincock (1st)||15|