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Result: Piergies - 12th place

Women's Track and Field hosts MIAC Heptathlon

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 – 12:45 p.m. (Thur.) / 12:30 p.m. (Fri.) at Northfield, Minn. - Laird Stadium

Piergies takes 12th at MIAC Heptathlon

By Oliver Wolyniec '19
Tonya Piergies
Tonya Piergies
Photo: Dave Pape

NORTHFIELD, Minn. – Tonya Piergies (So./Kenilworth, Ill./North Shore) of the Carleton College women’s track and field team wrapped up the second and final day of the MIAC Heptathlon with a 12th-place finish.

In the day’s first event, the long jump, Piergies took ninth with a jump of 4.74 meters. She was given 490 points for the result.

That was followed by the javelin throw, in which the sophomore settled for another ninth-place finish after notching a top distance of 26.00 meters (401 points).

The heptathlon’s final event was the 800-meter run. Piergies earned 288 points with her time of 3:08.74, giving her a final total of 3,352 points and cementing her 12th-place finish.


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