Kilgus paces Vikings at Pointer Invite

Kilgus paces Vikings at Pointer Invite

STEVENS POINT, Wis. — Kate Kilgus grabbed a second-place finish in the mile on Saturday to lead the Lawrence University track teams at the Pointer Invite at UW-Stevens Point.

Kilgus raced to second in a time of 5:30.73, and UW-Stevens Point's Emily Scheibecker took first in 5:22.30.

The Lawrence women posted two more top-five finishes as the Vikings took seventh in the team standings with 17 points.

Hannah Kinzer grabbed fourth place in the 3,000 in 11:19.23, and Amy Hutchings raced to fifth in the 800 in 2:39.84.

On the men's side, Will Nichols posted a pair of top-10 finishes. Nichols grabbed eighth place in the 400 meters with a time of 52.10 seconds. Nichols also took ninth in the triple jump with a leap of 40 feet, 5.5 inches.

The top finisher for the Lawrence men was Josh Janusiak, who took seventh in the mile in 4:32.48. Alex Egbert of UW-Stevens Point took first in 4:23.90.