Eagles net four distance wins


University of Southern Indiana Women’s Indoor Track & Field finished third of eight teams Saturday afternoon at the DePauw Indoor Classic in Greencastle, Indiana. USI had a total of 86 points.

The Screaming Eagles won four distance events in the meet, along with five other top five finishes.

Junior Kate Henrickson (Boonville, Indiana) paced the Eagles in the 800 meters, claiming the top spot in the event in a time of two minutes, 24.51 seconds. Freshman Amanda Moore (Farmersburg, Indiana) was the second Eagle to cross the line in fourth in 2:31.12.

In the mile, junior Allison Rollins (Newburgh, Indiana) took first in in 5:18.80, besting teammate freshman Jennifer Comastri (Indianapolis, Indiana), who finished third in 5:24.26. Junior Micalah Booher (Pendleton, Indiana) finished fourth to give USI three of the top four finishers.

Junior Emily Roberts (Fredericktown, Ohio) picked up her first win of the season in the 3000 meters, while senior Kate Duty (Owensboro, Kentucky) won the 5000 meters with senior Allyson Watson coming in third.

USI next heads to Indianapolis, Indiana, February 24-25, for the Great Lakes Valley Conference Championships.