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NORTHFIELD, Minn. -- After earning All-MIAC recognition by taking second in the pentathlon yesterday, Amelia Campbell (Fy./Sturgeon Bay, Wis./Sturgeon Bay) earned second place in the 60-meter hurdles on the first full day of action at the MIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships. Midway through the conference meet, the Knights are second among 11 squads in the team competition.
Defending champion St. Thomas leads with 106 points followed by Carleton (47) Bethel (45), Gustavus (44), Saint Benedict (41), and host St. Olaf (40)
Campbell won her hurdles prelim heat with a time of 9.18 seconds. That time obliterated her previous season best by 0.25 second and broke the Tostrud Center record. Additionally, she smashed the Carleton team record of 9.32 set by Carrie Stuart at the 1999 conference meet. In the finals, Campbell repeated her performance with another 9.18 mark. She was edged at the line by Mallory Burnham of St. Thomas at 9.15.
Aurora Janes (So./Ambler, Pa./Upper Dublin) added to the Knights point total with a seventh-place finish in the 5000-meter run. She trimmed almost 30 seconds off her personal best, crossing the line at 18:47.35.
Colette Celichowski (So./Shorewood, Minn./Minnetonka) and Ruth Steinke (Fy./Lima, N.Y./Honeoye Falls-Lima) placed second and third respectively in the mile run, earning both All-MIAC distinction. Celichowski finished in 5.09.12 with Steinke completing the distance in a personal-best time of 5:09.92. Sarah Trautman (Sr./Lexington, Mass,/Buckingham, Browne, and Nichols) contributed an eighth-place result at 5:15.50.
Haley Johnson (Sr./Golden Valley, Minn./Robbinsdale Cooper) took third in the 800-meter run, grabbing All-MIAC status with a time of 2:16.93.
The evening concluded with the distance medley relay. Carleton picke dup All-MIAC Honorable Mention with a second-place showing as Steinke, Trautman, and Celichoswki joined with Emma Russ (Fy./Inver Grove, Minn./Simley) on a time of 12:31.07.
The final day of competition at the MIAC Championships begins with field events at 11:00 a.m. followed by racing on the track starting at 1:00 p.m.
2. Amelia Campbell (Fy., Carleton) – 3261 points
2. Colette Celichoswki (So., Carleton) – 5:09.12
3. Ruth Stenke (Fy., Carleton) – 5:09.92
2. Amelia Campbell (Fy., Carleton) – 9.18 – new school record
3. Haley Johnson (Sr., Carleton) – 2:16.93
All-MIAC Honorable Mention Performances
Distance Medley Relay
2. Carleton (2:31.07)
Ruth Steinke, Emma Russ, Sarah Trautman, Colette Celichow