St. Thomas Women's Track and Field held off a strong challenge by Hamline and claimed the program's 15th consecutive team crown at the MIAC Outdoor Championships. The two-day meet concluded Saturday evening at St. Thomas' O'Shaughnessy Stadium.
Led by Mallory Adamson's victory in the 400 hurdles (62.39) and three runner-up finishes, St. Thomas closed the final day with with 156.5 points, 20.5 points ahead of the runner-up Pipers.
Coach Joe Sweeney won his 84th MIAC team title in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field. He received points from 23 different athletes, and had 13 season-best performances over the last two games.
Taylor Quandt (36-2 3-4) took third in the triple jump.
Berit Borstad placed fourth in the hammer throw (150-7).
Chell (15.30) placed third in the 100 hurdles. In the 100 dash, Marciniak (12.57), Smith (12.61) and Delaney McLoone (12.63) placed 4-5-6.
In the 200, Marciniak (25.81), Chell (26.24) and McLoone (26.80) placed 3-4-8.
After Adamson in the 400 hurdles, Smith (65.99) and Paige Cater (66.87) placed 5-6.