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Result: 7th of 12 teams

Women's Track and Field at MIAC Outdoor Championships

Friday, May 10th, 2019 – 2:00 p.m. (Fri.) / 2:00 p.m. (Sat.) at St. Paul, Minn. - O'Shaughnessy Stadium

Knights excel in 5K, team finishes in 7th at MIAC Outdoor Championships

By Oliver Wolyniec '19
Emma Greenlee
Emma Greenlee
Photo: Nathan Klok

ST. PAUL, Minn. – On the second and final day of the 2019 MIAC Outdoor Championships, Amanda Mosborg (So./Edina, Minn.), Samantha Schnirring (Sr./Eden Prairie, Minn.), and Emma Greenlee (So./Aurora, Minn./Mesabi East) went 2-3-5 in the 5000-meter run to boost the Carleton College women’s track and field team to a seventh-place finish.

The Knights accumulated 65 points over the course of the meet. St. Thomas captured its 15th consecutive conference crown with 156.5 points, while Hamline (136 points), and St. Olaf (117) grabbed the other two spots on the podium.

Mosborg earned second place in the 5K with a time of 17:44.06, good for All-MIAC recognition. Schnirring was right on her teammate’s heels, crossing the finish line in 17:45.49 to take third place, also securing All-MIAC honors. Coming in fifth place and earning an All-MIAC Honorable Mention nod was Greenlee, who clocked a time of 17:56.24.

Elsa Sandeno (Sr./Bellingham, Wash./Sehome) finished in fourth place in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:05.29, good for all-conference honorable mention recognition.

In the 1500-meter run, Natalie Marsh (So./Winnetka, Ill./New Trier) took fifth place and claimed an All-MIAC Honorable Mention nod with a time of 4:48.49, while Marietta Geist (Jr./Crookston, Minn.) earned 7th place in 4:50.32.

The 800-meter run saw first-year Amy Kropp (Logan, Utah) earn sixth place and all-conference honorable mention recognition in 2:19.42.

Grace Leslie (So./Orono, Minn.) turned in a seventh-place result in the 3000-meter steeplechase with a time of 12:01.98. Meanwhile, in the 400-meter dash, Emma Thomley (Jr./Cannon Falls, Minn.) took eighth place in 59.84 seconds. Tonya Piergies (Sr./Kenilworth, Ill./North Shore) competed in the finals of the 100-meter hurdles and earned eighth place with a time of 16.29 seconds.

The 4x400-meter relay team of Thomley, Kropp, Marsh, and Sandeno finished in sixth place, clocking a time of 4:05.47 and netting them All-MIAC Honorable Mention.

Piergies, Thomley, Keyra English (Fy./Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest Academy), and Sydney Marsh (Fy./Austin, Minn.) teamed up in the 4x100-meter relay and took seventh place at 51.12 seconds.

Team members will have one last chance to improve their spot on the national performance lists as the Knights may take a select group to the Last Chance Qualifier on Thursday, May 16 in La Crosse, Wis. The field for the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be announced via on May 18.


10,000-Meter Run
1. Samantha Schnirring — 36:55.80 (new PR)

5000-Meter Run
2. Amanda Mosborg — 17:44.06
3. Samatha Schnirring — 17:45.49 (new PR)


10,000-Meter Run
4. Emma Greenlee — 38:01.93

Long Jump
5. Tonya Piergies — 5.30 meters (new PR)

High Jump
5. Eve Farrell — 1.57m (new PR)

1500-Meter Run
5. Natalie Marsh — 4:48.49 (new PR)

800-Meter Run
6. Amy Kropp — 2:19.42 (new PR)

400-Meter Hurdles
4. Elsa Sandeno — 1:05.29 (new PR of 1:04.47 during prelims)

5000-Meter Run
5. Emma Greenlee — 17:56.24 (new PR)

4x400-Meter Relay
6. Carleton (Emma Thomley, Amy Kropp, Natalie Marsh, Elsa Sandeo) — 4:05.47