Monday, February 05, 2007

Lake State Results

Laurentian and Track North indoor track team returned from a successful weekend at the Lake State Open in Sault Ste. Marie Michigan, with two first-place finishes by Leila Angrand and a sweep of the medals in the women's 800m.

The meet involved teams from Laurentian, Northern Michigan and Lake Superior State universities and featured large 18-runner fields in the featured 800m and mile events. The host coach was Track North's Steve Eles.

Angrand (Sudbury) led both the mile and 800m events from start to finish, winning both by over six seconds. Her times were 5:09.1 in the mile and 2:20.0 in the 800m. She was joined in the 800m, by teammates Marnie Smith (Sault Ste., Marie) and Meghan Juuti (Elliot Lake), who finished second and third with times of 2:25.9 and 2:26.4.

Other Laurentian runners included Maggie Robins, 9th in the 800m and 13th in the mile, Lindsy McNicoll, 7th in the mile and 10th in 800m, and Stephanie Flieler, 11th in the 800m. The Vees also competed in the 4x400m relay, where they placed 3rd out of four teams.

Track North's André Pelland placed 2nd in the men's 400m with a time of 52.38 and 5th in the 200m with a 23.93.
Chris Hocking placed 4th in the 55m with a time of 6.75 off a 6.44 heat. He also placed 9th in the 200m with a 27.02
The Voyageurs next meet is the York Classic in Toronto next weekend.

4 x 400m
3rd place, 4:26.5, (Splits: Meg - 63.8, Steph: 70.4, Maggie: 66.2, Marnie: 64.8)