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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

April 1, 2007

Honeywell Leads Women After Day One of Ashley Nally Heptathlon; Wichita State Holds Top Two Spots in Herschel Neil Decathlon

MARYVILLE - (results) Junior Brandi Honeywell scored 2,918 points to take a 131-point lead after day one of the Ashley Nally Heptathlon today. Justin Taylor of Wichita State scored 3,656 to lead the men in the Herschel Neil Decathlon. Both meets are taking place at Herschel Neil Track in Bearcat Stadium on the Northwest campus.

Honeywell won both track events for the women, running 14.85-seconds in the 100-meter hurdles and an overall personal record of 25.48 in the 200-meter dash. Lindsey Krueger of St. Cloud State won both field events of the day, winning high jump with 5-4 1/2 and shot put with 36-3 1/4. Kreuger stands second after the first day.

Sophomore Emily Churchman stands third in standings after the four events with 2,673 points. She placed third in the shot put with 34-4 1/2 and fourth in the high jump with 5-1.

Wichita State won four of the five events on the men's side today, split between Justin Taylor and Chris Dickman. Dickman won the 100-meter dash in 11.09 seconds, 32-hundredths of a second ahead of Taylor. The two tied for the win in the long jump (21-5 3/4) and high jump (6-4 3/4) before Dickman ended the title with the 400-meter win in 49.95 seconds. R.J. McGinnis of St. Cloud State won the shot put with 44-11 3/4.

Junior Courtland Ingram stood in fourth after the first day with 3,270 points, placing highest in the high jump in a tie for third with 5-10 3/4.

Both meets will conclude on Monday, April 2. The men's decathlon will begin at 9 a.m. with the 110-meter hurdles, followed by the women at 10 a.m. with the high jump.

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