Track and field squads go separate ways over weekend

Butler track and field athletes competed at multiple meets last weekend.

Four athletes competed at the Husky Classic in Seattle, Wash.

Sophomore Mara Olson won the women’s 3,000-meter run in a time of 9:29.05, defeating more than 50 other racers for the title.

Senior Kirsty Legg finished 14th overall in the women’s mile, clocking  4:54.91.

Sophomore Tom Curr and junior Ross Clarke competed in the men’s mile.

Curr finished 19th overall with a time of 4:03.14, and Clarke finished 12th in his section.

Back in Bloomington, Ind., several other athletes ran at the Hoosier Hills Invite.  Three athletes finished in the top 10 of their events.

Sophomore Nicole Hudec finished second in the triple jump with a leap of 11.01 meters and placed 10th in the 60-meter run with a time of 7.89.

Also on the women’s side, senior Kaitlyn Love clocked 2:15.73 in the women’s 800-meter run, taking 7th.

The team heads to Rhode Island this weekend for the Atlantic 10 Conference Indoor Championships.


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