The Tommie women rested some athletes and still placed fifth in a 14-team field that included several scholarship programs.
Freshman Megan Gehrke returned from a month-long study-abroad trip and made just her second college performance. She took seventh in the shot put in 43-7 3-4.
Other top-eight individual showings for St. Thomas were:
- Steph Kretlow placed third in the long jump;
- Kendall Novak placed fourth in the pole vault;
- Carly Scheuerman took third in the 1000;
- Martha Hubbell took third in the 3,000;
- Mallory Adamson took seventh in the 400 dash and ran on the fourth-place 4x400 with Matilda McFerson, Grace McGuire and Karissa Gregory.