Southern women finish second at 2013 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

Warrensburg, Mo. -- The Missouri Southern women's track and field team picked up 14 All-MIAA performances and five event champions as the Lions finished second in the team standings at the 2013 MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships today in Warrensburg.

Rachel Schrader had a big day as she took the title in the 3k and finished second in the mile, earning All-MIAA honors in both events. Kaitlyn Belisle finished second in the 3k to earn All-MIAA status. 

Kylie Cornman followed up her strong performance in the weight throw with the championship in the shot put, hitting a provisional distance of 47-02.50. 

Brittani Reagan followed up her first place finish in the long jump with a second place finish in the triple jump, while Shelby Sutherland and Whitney Hardy placed sixth and tenth in the high jump.

JeAnna Sheppard placed 8th in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.97, Jasmin Hughes was 8th in the 60m dash in a time of 7.83. Sydney Potts finished third in the 800m with a time of 2:18.72 to earn All-MIAA honors, while Hughes was seventh in the 200m finals. 

The mile relay team of Hughes, Potts, Amber White and Emily Weldin placed seventh with a time of 4:03.05. 

Southern will now wait to see which of its athletes will qualify for the National Championships in Birmingham, Alabama March 8-9.

Overall All-MIAA Athletes

Brittani Reagan - Long Jump (Champion), Triple Jump

Melanie Bower - Pole Vault (Champion)

Sydney Haase - Pole Vault

Kylie Cornman - Weight Throw, Shot Put (Champion)

Rachel Schrader - Mile, 3k (Champion)

Sydney Potts - 800m

Kaitlyn Belisle - 3k

Distance Medley Relay (Belisle, Potts, Jasmin Hughes, Schrader) - Champions