Goodman Leads Dominant NDSU Women at Bison Invitational
Release: April 14, 2012
Goodman won the 100 meter dash in a time of 11.91 seconds. She completed the sprint double when she won the 200 meters in 24.33 seconds. She also claimed the long jump title with a leap of 18 feet 4 ¼ inches.
In the steeplechase, Maddie McClellan smashed her previous best by almost 20 seconds to take first place in 10 minutes 35.75 seconds, which sets a new Ellig Sports Complex Record, breaking Veronica Sackett's 2004 record of 10:58.70. McClellan's time is also ranked second in school history. Amy Jo Thorne finished second, clocking in with a personal best time of 10:39.93, which is third on the all-time performance charts.
Ashlynn Simon set a new Ellig Sports Complex record in the 800 meters after winning the event in 2:10.00. She broke Kinsey Coles' 2004 record of 2:10.81.
Melissa Kitching also set a facility record in the 400 meter hurdles after turning in a personal best time of 1:00.60, which ranks fourth all-time at NDSU. Kitching broke Sarah Klein's 2004 record of 1:00.92.
Freshman Paige Stratioti claimed the 400 meters in a personal best time of 54.52 seconds. Her time is fifth in school history.
Fellow freshman Kayla Simpson won the shot put with a mark of 45 feet 9 ¼ inches, which is 10th on the all-time charts at NDSU. She scored her winning throw on her final attempt in the prelims.
In the 1,500 meter run, Brittany Schanandore led the Bison contingent with a third place finish. Her personal best time of 4:30.48 is ranked fourth all-time at NDSU.
Emily Lesser moved into a tie for seventh on the all-time charts in the discus after finishing second with a mark of 144-4.
Twila Moser won the 100 meter hurdles in 14.86 seconds, while Greta Zietz claimed the high jump with a mark of 5 feet 2 ½ inches.
Katie Dockter was first in the triple jump after recording a mark of 37 feet 5 ¼ inches. She recorded her winning jump on her second attempt in the preliminaries.
The Bison women also came away with both relay titles, winning the 4x100 in 46.45 seconds and the 4x400 in 3:49.42.
NDSU will travel to California next week to compete in the Mt. SAC Relays, the Bryan Clay Invitational and the Beach Invitational.