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Jimmies add two more qualifiers

The University of Jamestown women's track and field team added two national qualifiers recently. At the Sioux City Relays, Kaianna Arellano cleared 5 feet, 6 1/4 inches to tie for first and qualify for the NAIA outdoor nationals next month in Gul...

UJ's Amber Posner qualified for nationals in the marathon April 15 in Bismarck. Submitted photo
UJ's Amber Posner qualified for nationals in the marathon April 15 in Bismarck. Submitted photo

The University of Jamestown women's track and field team added two national qualifiers recently.

At the Sioux City Relays, Kaianna Arellano cleared 5 feet, 6 1/4 inches to tie for first and qualify for the NAIA outdoor nationals next month in Gulf Shores, Ala. Previously, Arellano qualified in the 100 hurdles.

Amber Posner, a junior from Pillager, Minn., qualified for the marathon. Posner ran a time of 1 hour, 31 minutes, 55 seconds at the Thunderbird Half Marathon in Bismarck on April 15.

Also, Kylee Voigt turned in three placing performances at the Sioux City Relays last weekend.

The freshman from Jamestown placed sixth in the 400-meter run on Friday. On Saturday, she rans legs on two UJ relays that placed. With Maddie Rue, Julia Johnson, Sophia Bruckner, the freshman foursome took eighth (51.10).

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In the 800, Voigt teamed with Bruckner, Rachel Heuchert and Kaiann Arellano for fourth place.

The Jimmies compete at a meet tonight at Concordia in Moorhead.

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