Women's Sprint Medley Relay sets MU Record at Drake Relays
April 26, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Marquette University men’s and women’s track and field teams concluded a busy weekend on Saturday afternoon at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa.
The highlight of the day was a new program record set in the women’s sprint medley relay. Katie Kemmerer (200 meters), Carlye Schuh (200), Kate Hein (400) and Nicole Ethier (800) combined to run a time of 4:00.25 and finished 10th at the meet.
Junior Samantha Kennedy kicked off action at Drake in the women’s hammer throw Saturday morning and placed ninth with a top mark of 54.54 meters (178 feet, 6 inches).
Bret Hardin and William Koeck each competed in the men’s hammer throw and finished 13th and 14th, respectively. Hardin recorded a distance of 56.02 meters (183-9), while Koeck’s top mark was 55.64 meters (182-6).
Redshirt senior Spencer Agnew finished ninth the men’s 1,500-meter run at a time of 3:55.37.
The Golden Eagles return to action on May 2-3 at Purdue’s Dave Rankin Invitational.
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