Track and Field returns to UIU

Upper Iowa women’s track and field team will be competing for the first time in 12 years when they head to Cedar Falls, Iowa, this Saturday, Jan. 16, for the Panther Open.

UIU suspended all of its cross country, track and tennis programs for men and women following the 2003-04 academic year as the University moved up to the NCAA Division II. The Panther Open will kick off Saturday morning with the field events at 11 a.m., then follow with the running events starting at noon.

The Peacocks will have 13 women compete in eight events at the open. 60M: Bronwyn Miller, Cami Pickett 60M Hurdles: Shay Lierman, Miller, Gabbie Mohs 200M: Erica Kelly, Lierman, Mohs 300M: Bridget Dolan, Taylor Doermann 3000M: Bethani Jacobsen, Chandra Smith, Alyssa Weber Long Jump: Morgan Shearer, Lierman, Pickett High Jump: Shearer Shotput: Bridgett Madden, JaNessa Nielsen, Pickett

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