SEATTLE, Wash. – The Alaska Anchorage women’s distance medley relay posted an NCAA provisional qualifying time in day one of the Husky Invitational at the Dempsey Indoor Facility Friday.
Danielle McCormick, Vanessa Aniteye, Tamara Perez, and Emmah Chelimo eclipsed the provisional standard of 12 minutes, 5.41 seconds, clocking a time of 11 minutes, 54.45 seconds. The relay squad finished ninth out of 24 teams, and fourth for Div. II.
Kimberly Coscia clocked a five-kilometer time of 18:09.11 to etch her name in the UAA record book, becoming the sixth fastest individual in program history.
Also competing for the women’s team was Marie Ries who covered 200 meters in 26.32.
The men’s distance medley relay team also had a strong performance. Kaleb Korta, Nicholas Taylor, Liam Lindsay, and Felix Kemboi finished ninth overall (fourth in DII) in 10:14.81.
David Sramek sits in 11th place with 2,522 points after four events in the heptathalon and will return for the 60-meter hurdles, pole vault, and 1000 meters on Saturday.
The Husky Invitational concludes Saturday, beginning at 8:00 a.m. AKST.