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      NMU breaks one school record at GLIAC Track

      Courtesy: NMU

      The Northern Michigan University track and field team sits in 13th place after day two at the 2013 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Thursday (May 2). Ashland is hosting this year's championship at Dwight Schar Athletic Complex. The Wildcats broke one school record and had four athletes score points in the first two days.

      In the 400-meter hurdles, senior Colby West broke a school record and qualified for Friday's (May 3) finals in 1:04.19.

      Junior Cheyenne Stewart tallied two points in the long jump. She finished seventh, clearing 17 feet, 4.25 inches. Senior Mariah Beaman also had two points with a seventh place finish in the javelin. She had a toss of 110 feet, 4 inches. Junior Mallory Celaya placed eighth in the 3-kilometer steeplechase, tallying one point.

      Senior Brooke Granquist was the lone Wildcat competing on Wednesday (May 1). She finished seventh overall in the heptathlon with 2,388 points to earn two points.

      Sophomore Brittni Wirtz placed one spot out of qualifying for the finals in the 100-meter dash. She finished 15th in the 200 dash.

      Sophomore Katie Granquist was two spots from the finals in the 800 with a 10th place finish. Sophomore Olivia Howard and junior Chelsea Farquhar finished 12th and 13th in the 10K