Posner signs with Jimmies
Amber Posner of Pillager, Minnesota, has signed with the University of Jamestown track and field and cross country teams.
Posner qualified for the state meet in the 3,200-meter run with a personal-best time of 12:10. Her other PRs are 5:38 in the mile and 2:30 in the 800.
She competed in volleyball and has not competed in cross country previously. She was also active in competitive figure skating as well as playing in the band in high school.“I see a very positive upside for Amber and it will be fun to get started and see where this takes her,” coach Jim Clark said. “Progress in distance running is a process and everyone advances at a different pace, so the priority is for her to adjust to her classes and running in that order.“Amber is a nice person and a good student. She is a welcome addition to the university and her new Jimmie teams.”The daughter of Kristin and Randy Posner, she plans to study in the field of the sciences.